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If You Want to be a Recording Artist You Need the Right Development

A guest post by Randy Buescher

So, you want to be a recording artist.  That’s great, and I totally support it.  It’s a long arduous process, and to be ready when you get that big chance, you need to be totally prepared.  You need development.  Luck is opportunity plus preparation.  I will prepare you.

Not only a famous voice teacher (having taught a Grammy Award winner, three Tony Award winners, Dove Award winners, American Idol finalists, and artists on every major label), I am also the head of a&r and development for a new, exciting record label.  We just completed our first artist, and are looking to develop others to consider.  But, you need development before that is considered.

Why?  Our first artist went through two years of development before we cut her record.  Once again; why?

You need to be totally prepared for the moment.  No chances taken.

Development is everthing at our label for the following reasons.

  • You need to be your best when that time arrives.  My partners at the label are very critical, as all labels.  They have worked with Beyonce, Destiny’s Child, TLC, Mary Mary and Vanessa Williams.

  • We need to see you are dedicated and have skin in the game.  Many people want to do this, but at the end of the day are not serious enough.  It is a fantasy at the end of the day.  We want to see if you are serious.

  • We want to see if you can take direction.  No drama at our label.  We are a team dedicated to everyone’s success.  We need to know you are a team player.

So, if you are think you have what it takes, we will do everything via training and consultation to get you to that point.

If you would like more information, please contact me through

I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Chicago-based voice teacher, singer, lecturer, and voice therapist Randy Buescher has a degree in music from DePaul University, along with a B.A. in mass media communications.  He has taught Grammy winners, Tony Award winners, Disney stars, Dove Award winners, Broadway stars, gospel stars, celebrities, American Idol finalists and artists from every major label. He is also degreed in Speech Language Pathology.  He has one of the largest studios in the United States (regularly seeing up to 95 clients per week, in person and online). Visit him on the web at

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