Well, the TV world finally got to see a glimpse of this wonderful hummingbird of joyful noise Whitney Meyer, who has been my voice student for over a year in Reno. Her audition performance for the judges of the TV show "The Voice" aired last night (Feb. 27, 2012) on national television. And she KICKED ASS!! All 4 judges chose her and turned around - some very early on. If you don't know this show, 4 celebrity judges listen blindly (their backs to the stage) to dozens of singers, deciding who they like by…Read more
Ok - last week of rehearsals! ...always gives me the little anxious heart flutters when I try to fall asleep!
But I think our production of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" will be wonderful. We open Friday October 7 and run through Oct. 23 in Pleasanton CA at the Firehouse Arts Center.
Presented by Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre, directed by the delightfully awesome Dyan McBride, with music direction by Pat Parr and choreography by Renee Deweese, this show is sure to please folks of all ages, backgrounds and…Read more
Hey, if CDs are getting to be a drag, be sure to look for me on your favorite digital music website... I can be found on iTunes, Napster, Rhapsody, Amazon, Mp3, etc. Here are the iTunes links for 4 of my CDs, including the newest one, "Swing! Swang! Swung! Live with the Reno Jazz Orchestra". You can choose to buy the whole CD download for less than the physical copy, or buy individual songs for 99cents each! The albums on Itunes can be found here:
"SWING! SWANG! SWUNG!" (Just released…Read more
My prayers were answered and all kinds of wonderful performances are just ahead for me! I am very excited to be bringing my Bay Area band Cami & The Cosmopolitans to my hometown Reno for the first time on Wednesday, July 8, as we head over to Mammoth Lakes the next day for their awesome 4-day jazz festival. Our concert in Reno will be at the beautiful and generous Grand Sierra Resort Casino, in the Reno ballroom - perfect for dancing and relaxing and listening to some great jazz - and a great fundraiser…Read more
Cami is performing in the 1930 Gershwin musical "GIRL CRAZY", in the comic sidekick role of Kate Fothergill, the character that introduced Ethel Merman to the Broadway stage, and made famous the snappy "I Got Rhythm". The show is produced by 42nd Street Moon Theater Company in San Francisco, and runs 4 weeks thru Nov. 16. Cami is VERY excited as this is her first theatrical role outside of Northern Nevada, and hopes many of you can venture to Eureka Theater in San Francisco for this unique glimpse into a…Read more
Cami can help you discover your strongest, healthiest and most expressive voice And yes, you CAN afford it! * Develop correct, powerful BREATHING * Increase vocal RANGE and CONTROL * Improve QUALITY and tone of voice * Discover your OWN UNIQUE SOUND * Find your "personal power" in a song * Get advice on the variety of opportunities in the music business * Learn techniques for reducing stress onstage, at auditions, in school * Become more CONFIDENT in all that you do -…Read more
Cami is featued on the cover of the new January issue of teh Northern Nevada regional magazine :RLife:, and its lead story is all about her life on and off stage Their magazine motto: Real people. Real Places. Real Passion. Click here to find out how to subsribe and get a copy! http://www.rlifemagazine.com/jan08/magazine/ RLife will also be launching their new website with Cami as their feature web interview by editor Jackie Shelton.... lots of insights into her life and life style, family,…Read more
Well, the nights are getting chilly and the leaves across the Sierra are ablaze with bright oranges, yellows and reds! The holidays are quickly approaching, so I have moved my delightful Christmas CD, "Colors of Christmas" to the top of the list on my LISTEN and PURCHASE web pages, so you can find it quickly. It's the favorite CD of my family (maybe because they all got to sing on it!) - but mostly because of the feel-good emotions and the warm romance of it all.... Makes a great gift to bring to a Holiday…Read more
"RENO GIRL MAKES GOOD!" I keep hearing from people across the country who happened to watch "SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE!" on July 19 and hear that my 2000 recording of "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" (from my CD "By Request") had been selected for the opening group dance song featured on that night. It aired nationally (at 9:00 pm PST) on Fox TV stations and I hope you caught it - it was the first song! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for sending me your congratulations and best wishes! This program has…Read more
Wel, I'm either too short or my head's too small for the wigs -- !!! -- at Beach Blanket Babylon in San Francisco, so they passed me by after my callback. I appreciate the opportunity and the experience.... (now if I could just get CAST!!!) ... NEXT?