Bob Marks’ 88 Keys to Successful Singing Performances:
Audition Advice From One Of America’s Top Vocal Coaches
“A wonderful book that is a ‘must-read’ for all of us in the business of singing!” —Robert Edwin
Singing Instructor, Associate Editor, NATS Journal of Singing
Singers have to audition all the time. Whether it’s to get a part in a musical, to perform with a band or in a club, for acceptance into a university music program, or to join a choir, the first step is to show your stuff to the decision-makers.
For more than four decades, singers from around the world have turned to Bob Marks to hone their voices and nail auditions, including stars such as Laura Bell Bundy, Ariana Grande, Nikki M. James, Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Britney Spears, and Ashley Tisdale. Bob has logged more than 90,000 hours coaching thousands of professional and amateur singers. These include cast members of dozens of Broadway musicals, cabaret performers, pop, country, and R&B singers, musical theatre students at prestigious universities, and actors of all ages. Now, with this book, he can help you, too.
Bob and co-author Elizabeth Gerbi provide 88 short, simple steps for successful singing auditions, including how to:
- Build confidence and presence
- Care for your voice and use it effectively
- Select music which enhances your unique style
- Put your best musical foot forward in any situation