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Both in terms of formal programs and corporate philosophy, genuine sponsorship is known to be effective at accelerating careers; but, unlike more established mentorship programs, is not at all widely used.
Years of work, sacrifice and commitment came down to this. A truly one-of-a-kind program, Centre Stage shines a spotlight on Canada's future opera stars competing for cash prizes, as well as a coveted spot in the COC Ensemble Studio, Canada's premier development program for young opera professionals.
After winning the Italian version of "The Voice" earlier this year, Sister Cristina Scuccia, an Italian Ursuline nun, is releasing her debut single which is quite an, er, interesting choice: Madonna's...
American Idol. Maybe it's your favorite TV show ever. Maybe you think shows like it and The Voice -- with their Top 40 pandering and on-stage tears and warped "reality" -- are a cultural nightmare brought to prime-time life.
Whether you're a fan of these pop-star factories or listen exclusively to Norwegian death metal doesn't really matter.
Christina Aguilera is no stranger to controversy over her changing style but the singer looked better than ever on the red carpet at a screening of NBC's 'The Voice' Season 4 on March 20. The "Your Bo...
Unless we self-reflect and make a change we risk becoming the voice we grew up defying. We might live long enough to see ourselves become the villain. The circle of defiance continues except now our children are the rebels and we are the evil empire.
Since the late 90s, reality shows have taken over almost all of today's television programming. What this new star process yields are anxious malleable, vacant performers who ape correctly, take instructions obediently and, outside of pleasing the masses, don't have a shred of genuine character.
Over The Rainbow is the first reality competition that I have discovered that did not humiliate auditioners, I have been happy to tune in every week from day one. That's right -- no auditioning Dorothy (and there were thousands) found their non-gold card audition televised on television. Imagine!