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“How can I find the right songs for my auditions, voice lessons, coachings, competitions, juries and cabaret appearances?”
“Where can I find music to suit my evolving voice and character?”
“Where do I find that great song someone just sang to land a terrific job?”
“Where do I find songs I can recommend to my students or colleagues?”
“How do I learn more about a specific song or show?”
The answer is’s easy-to-use interface lets you enter up to 20-plus parameters (character age, ease for accompanist, popularity, tempo, vocal range with interactive keyboard, year, etc.) plus over 100 descriptive tags, to generate a list of songs tailored to youreeds from an ever-growing database (over 11,000 titles already!). We’ve also added new search fields for Women/Nonbinary and Global Majority composers and lyricists. draws from 150 years of musical theater repertoire, ranging from well-known standards to rare finds to the latest work from today’s new creators, to help you find the right songs quickly and easily. As an added feature, once you get your list of titles, we link you to various sites to make it simple to locate sheet music and recordings. (Subject to availability) You may share your saved searches through a variety of E-mail and social media platforms. Everything you need to find the right song, right now is in one place.