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Say No to Noise!

Noise... the stuff that gets in the way of a successful audition. It is so important for all performers to block the noise. Noise is anything that distracts you from doing the very best audition possible. Becoming a victim to Noise can happen by indulging in pre-show gossip, bullying, self-esteem issues, negative ...

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SELF-AWARE = IMPROVEMENT

Singers often ask me how to improve their technique…faster. Training your body to sing with little, or even no tension, can be a long process. I always try encouraging the student to become more self-aware of their body to increase the rate of vocal improvement. Think about how aware a dancer ...

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Be Selfish of your Health

  Be selfish of your health. I am very selfish of my health. I have been known, during the run of a show or approaching a performance, to become a hermit. I try my best to avoid germs and put my health first.  I share drinks and water bottles with NO ONE. ...

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Meet Anna Fitzpatrick! – March’s STUDENT- OF- THE- MONTH!

Meet ANNA FITZPATRICK!!! March's Student- of- the -Month!!! Anna is a senior at East Aurora High School and has been a voice student of Leah Wietig at Main Stage Studios for two years. She also studies private acting with Meaghan Randall at MSS. Some of Anna's favorite performing moments includes ...

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Meet Sam Lewandowski!!! – February’s STUDENT – OF – THE – MONTH!

Meet SAM LEWANDOWSKI!!! February's Student of- the- Month! Sam is a senior at Lancaster High School and has been a voice student of Leah Wietig at Main Stage Studios for almost 5 years! Some of Sam's favorite performing experiences have been singing in the Main Stage Studios recitals specifically the one ...

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Meet Owen McCoy – January’s STUDENT- OF- THE- MONTH

Meet Owen McCoy!!! January's STUDENT- OF- THE- MONTH!!! Owen McCoy is new to Main Stage Studios and began taking private voice and guitar lessons this past fall. Owen studies voice with Leah Wietig and guitar with Greg Barresi. He is currently a sophomore at Willaimsville South High School where he also plays ...

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Meet MARIELLE BURT – September’s Student- Of- The- Month!!!

Meet MARIELLE BURT!!! September's Student- Of- The- Month!!! Marielle Burt has been a student at Main Stage Studios for about a year and a half. She is senior at East Aurora High School. Marielle is a motivated and talented young singer and often performs at her school and in the community. Marielle loves ...

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Being PERFECT doesn’t matter.

  I had a realization this past Saturday. I realized that being perfect doesn't matter. Striving for perfection isn't real. As I entered the stage door I was greeted by another person in our production. We exchanged friendly hellos and made some comments on the upcoming final performance of this particular show. ...

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20% off your first lesson! Facebook offer details!

Enjoy 20% off your first lesson! This offer applies only to our NEW piano/voice combination private lesson with Main Stage Studios instructor, Elizabeth Parkes. Our combination lesson is encouraged for children ages 5-10 years old and is a half hour long. This combination lesson includes learning how to play piano, ...

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A milestone for Main Stage Studios! Meet our new teacher (Main Stage Studios Alumna), Elizabeth Parkes!

Meet Elizabeth Parkes! Elizabeth started as a student at Main Stage Studios and her journey has brought her back to us! Elizabeth took lessons at Main Stage Studios and was one of Leah Wietig's first students before it really had a name or a home. She studied voice and bassoon ...

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