The Music Salon Returns!

The Music Salon Returns!

by Elena Greco

Saraceni-St-Cecilia-and-the-Angel August 2014 The Music Salon™ is back! I mentioned in my last Newsletter that there would be a change coming. Well, it’s here! The Music Salon is returning to what it originally started out to

Just Call Me Pisa….

Just Call Me Pisa…

by Elena Greco

Pisa

September 23, 2015

Herniated Disc Day 7

Welcome to Pain! This is your new life! That was the message I got when I woke up a week ago today. It seems that

Better Living Through Music

Better Living Through Music

by Elena Greco

July 2007 © 2018

Typical reading time: 18 minutes

Introduction

Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education. ~ Plato (347 B.C.E.) The process of academic learning and concentrated study is sometimes fraught with stress, difficulty, tension and apprehension. In addition,

Ageism in the Arts

Ageism in the Arts

by Elena Greco

DaphneSelfe Typical reading time: 12 minutes July 14, 2011 Let’s face it: we’re just not allowed to grow up. As performing artists, we don’t dare let anyone know our age, don’t dare let a wrinkle show, don’t dare give a hint that

Creating Art from a Multi-Dimensional Life

Creating Art from a Multi-Dimensional Life

by Elena Greco

multidimensional

Typical reading time: 6 minutes

September 28, 2013

For 25 years now I have had three professions. I have kept them separate professionally until now, but I am feeling compelled to combine them

The Sad – and Happy – State of the Arts

The Sad – and Happy – State of the Arts

by Elena Greco

Typical reading time: 9 minutes February 9, 2011 the opera singer 475x500 There’s a lot of talk about the sad state of the arts these days. There’s a lot of bemoaning the loss of government funding, the commercialism

Why Fragrance Stinks

Why Fragrance Stinks

by Elena Greco

perfume_biohazard Typical reading time: 8 minutes November 28, 2010 This is not going to be a scholarly article. Although I’ll include a few relevant websites at the end of the post that will lead you to further resources, I’m not going to

Paying to Sing

Paying to Sing

by Elena Greco

singer in operatic viking costume sits atop piano with piano player New Yorker cartoon Warren Miller Typical reading time: 6 minutes October 17, 2010 I finally have to say it: the Emperor has no clothes. I finally have to