I created this piece to explore one aspect of the connection between an audience and the performer through the personal address of love songs and pop music, using vocal warm-ups to illuminate the more functional aspects of the voice.

Aspirations performance at the opening of the show Seven Minutes in Heaven at Control Room, formerly an artist-run space in Downtown LA, in February, 2011.

Aspirations at ALAC: I performed a shorter version of the piece at Art Los Angeles Contemporary, January 2011, in the Eighth Veil booth curated by Night Gallery. The painting in the background is by Paul Heyer.