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Patrick Burns is a playwright, composer, actor and activist who has performed off-Broadway, regionally, and in national tours. You can check him out online at patrickburns.me and fromfostercaretofabulous.com or follow him with the handle @CantPatThis

How to Prepare Your Music and Talk to an Accompanist

Photo Credit: William P. Gottlieb 1917-2006

Whether you’re auditioning for a regional production of South Pacific or the pre-Broadway workshop of the next Hamilton (Hamilton II: Peggy’s Revenge), you need to prepare your music and be able to confidently speak to an accompanist. Remember that the accompanist is your friend. The accompanist wants you to be a fantastic singer that is a joy to collaborate with. But you will need to master a few things before embarking on the all-too-brief audition journey with your new musical collaborator.

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