SoftlyLoud Artist Consulting
We help all levels of singers develop a life-changing game plan with easy systems to reach their performance and career goals.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Networking Sessions with Industry Professionals
Message from Founder and CEO, Rebecca Davis:
Crescendo Crew Full Membership
Our Membership includes:
Crescendo Crew Auditor Membership
Twice a year Career Consults
Be a part of the Crescendo Crew Community and Resources
Audit all masterclasses
"How to Fest" -ONLINE COURSE TBA
"Leveling Up your Career" 1:1 Sessions
6 week Course
"One is just given a talent, and it's one's duty to make the most of it." ~ Joan Sutherland
Masterclasses for Crescendo Crew Members and Guests
If you are interested in singing on the masterclasses, please fill out our contact form. Membership into Crescendo Crew is required to join the Masterclass Series. Contact us for a consult!
Replay available from September 2022 Session
Do you want to find out about a Full-time career
in the Fest system as a Young Artist or Professional Singer in Germany, Austria, or Switzerland's numerous historic Opera Houses?
This short three hour seminar takes you through the basics of Festing to educate on career possibilities in an exciting opera market. This short class will give you insights into the process and whether Festing might be a good fit for you.
Two dates available: Sunday, July 31st or Monday, August 8th at 19:00 CET/13:00 EDT
"The course (Leveling Up) has connected me to myself, my goals, to the singing community, to the professionals in the industry, and through examination, has bonded me more deeply to music as a whole....Thank you, Rebecca, for everything. You have initiated a truly radical 180° change in my focus and trajectory and optimism, and it is already leading to great things."-Anna-Louise Costello, Mezzo Soprano
I feel 'recharged' and ready for any auditions that come along. -Helen Tintes, Mezzo-Soprano
Facebook Post after Yvonne Prentki's audition for Casting Director, David Lomeli.
Our Resident Coaches
Founder and CEO, Soprano
Rebecca Davis is an American Soprano working in Germany. She was Fest at the Hannover State Opera for six seasons. Currently she is working freelance and enjoying working on passion projects and helping to coach and cultivate singer's careers.
Rebecca worked freelance in the US for many years after doing several young artist programs, including San Francisco Opera's Merola Program. Some of Rebecca's career highlights included singing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, at Carnegie Hall, Opera San Jose's momentous production of Idomeneo, and singing CioCio San and Rusalka at the Hannover Staatsoper.
Rebecca has a background in Business Administration. Working 10 years for several finance companies,while studying music at Illinois Wesleyan University, Northwestern University, and as a Young Artist.
Rebecca is a wife and mother and has loved finding her balance between work, family, and financial security.
Conductor, Vocal Coach, and Pianist
Rolando Garza Rodriguez
Rolando is originally from Mexico and has a Bachelors Degree in Piano from The University of Texas and a Masters degree, in Piano, from The Manhattan School of Music. During his years in New York City, he accompanied lessons for the voice studio of the world famous Mezzo Soprano, Mignon Dunn and became one of the most sought after Opera Coaches in the city.
In 2006, he joined the Opéra National du Rhin as Assistant Music Director of “Les jeunes voix du Rhin” and played for several productions for ONR. In 2008, he took the position of Music Director of Opera Avenir, the Young Aritist Program at Theater Basel, Switzerland, as well as Korrepetitor and Conductor. In 2014, he took the position of Studienleiter and Conductor at Theater Bremen, Germany. He has since worked as Studienleiter at Luzerner Theater in Switzerland and Theater für Niedersachsen in Germany.
He is an Italian repertoire specialist and has collaborated with artists of international acclaim; such as Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Mirella Freni, Sherrill Milnes, and Anna Moffo. He has been on the coaching staff of many international summer opera programs. Rolando’s expertise in casting has been greatly appreciated in the many opera houses where he has worked. In his free-time, Rolando is also a very accomplished painter.
Conductor, Vocal Coach, Singer, and Creative Entrepreneur
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