Lisette Oropesa answering questions from singers during her facebook live coaching.
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Hi everyone! Thank you so much for all of the amazing feedback and response from my coaching yesterday. I wasn't able to answer every question during the actual facebook-live video, so I have decided to post a follow-up video for you all!

Here's the link to the previous video:

If you are looking for the answer to a specific question, here are the time-stamps are below to guide you through the video.


Alyssa Holley · 0:54 I'm a young soprano who is having issues with my breath. I collapse too quickly and I blow too much air out. Any exercises that might be helpful for me? Thank you!

Martha Meacham Dugas · 5:25 What role in Traviata did you rescue?

OC Rossini · 5:32 Can you perhaps trill in the long AH before the reprise? Your trill is so great and it would help show the ecstasy. Sills does that on her recording.

Callie Cooper · 5:54 When are you doing Violetta again?!

Paul Kentor · 6:30 What are your impressions (either of you) working with a coach/ singer of the opposite gender?

Natalia Trigo · 7:50 Is there a technical tip for the coloratura and the high F in the first Queen of the Night aria?

Leah Schweighofer · 9:42 What advice do you have for young singers who are undergraduate students?

Natalia Trigo · 11:50 Any tips for the soprano passaggio between E and G5?

Giacomo Nanni · 13:01 Did you ever study with Angela Gheorghiu? I heard your mozzafiato Gilda in Rome and I found some similarity ancora complimenti anyway

Tracie Rhesean Davis · 13:23 Healthiest/best ways to MARK?

Tamara Ivaniš · 14:48 do you vocalise every day? how do you deal with days when you are "not in a good voice"? you are amazing, thank you!

Patricia Westley · 18:18 What is the favourite role you've ever performed? And which role has been your most challenging?

Jeanne Mann · 19:46 I'm confused...I thought your teacher was Bill Schuman in NYC? DO you have two teachers? Is that common ?

Jim Politowski · 24:14 why do you seek more input now?? is it the same routine in preparing for every new performance??

Wong Jun Wen · 24:53 When is your plan to release an album? I'm really looking forward to it!

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