A person with tattoos biting their fingernails and looking nervous against a yellow backdrop. 

Stage Fright: How to Get Over Performance Anxiety

Musicians have many fears: Fear that they’ll mess up onstage, that they’re not good enough, that people won’t like their music. Fortunately Ashlee Varner has strategies to reduce your anxiety, in this excerpt from her Music Career Essentials for the Professional Singer course.


A drummer plays a beat as a vocalist sings.

Singers, Here’s How to Talk to Your Band about Grooves

As a band leader or singer with professional ambitions, being able to describe the sounds we hear in music is crucial. In this course excerpt, Ashlee Varner provides a guide to discussing grooves.