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03 February

Your Attitude Will Get You Far!

Like many other things of life, your attitude will get you far in the music business. Whether you are dealing with music venues, promoters and especially your fans, it’s important to treat people well.

07 September

Walter Afanasieff and Barbra Streisand's New Album Shatters Records

Congratulations Walter Afanasieff!

06 September

Barbra Streisand Breaks Billboard Record

Barbra Streisand has made music history with her new album Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway.

27 March

The Importance of a Great Song

Much like a great movie or theatrical production begins with a great script, the initial essential component in a memorable recording or concert performance is a well-written song or musical composition.

01 October

“Hero”: A Landmark Hit and an Inspiration

A crowning achievement in ISINA president/co-founder Walter Afanasieff's discography is the massive Mariah Carey hit "Hero," which reached #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 in December 1993 -- and topped that chart for a month. Although one of numerous collaborations between singer Carey and Grammy-winning producer/songwriter Afanasieff, the song is a standout and a spirit-lifting wonder that's still a high point in Carey's career and often the final song that she sings in concert.

01 September

Carlos De Antonis – Our Next Lucky Applicant

We’ve told you about Jessie Michaels’ and Becca Esopenko’s sneak peeks into ISINA. We’re excited to announce the next lucky applicant to be chosen for a glimpse into our program is Carlos De Antonis.

05 January

Barbra Streisand "Partners" Co-produced by Walter Afanasieff and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds

Barbra Streisand's new album Partners has been making headlines and breaking #records. Her 34th studio album, Partners topped the Billboard 200 with sales of 196,000 copies in the very first week. She is also the only artist to have a number one album in 6 consecutive decades.

03 January

Kenny G and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds Latest Collaboration

The last time our head of the Instrumental department and our head of the vocalist department collaborated musically it was 2010. Kenny G’s thirteenth studio album, Heart and Soul, effectively combined Kenny G’s musical talent with Babyface’s melodic voice and our President and Grammy-award winner, Walter Afanasieff and producer.

29 December

"Holiday Wishes" Walter Afanasieff and Idina Menzel

Perhaps best known today as playing Queen #Elsa in the hugely popular animated movie “#Frozen,” Idina Menzel actually has a long and extensive stage resume.
It all started in 1995, when she auditioned for Rent. #Idina portrayed Maureen Johnson, which eventually earned her a Tony nomination for “Best Featured #Actress in a Musical.”

18 December

We are Live! ‪‎ISINA‬ Launch Party

Last night on Wednesday, December 17th, #ISINA was thrilled to have its launch party. We were honored to have many friends and guests attend and support ISINA and our vision to help aspiring artists like you reach their dreams.

03 February

Your Attitude Will Get You Far!

Like many other things of life, your attitude will get you far in the music business. Whether you are dealing with music venues, promoters and especially your fans, it’s important to treat people well.

07 September

Walter Afanasieff and Barbra Streisand's New Album Shatters Records

Congratulations Walter Afanasieff!

06 September

Barbra Streisand Breaks Billboard Record

Barbra Streisand has made music history with her new album Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway.

27 March

The Importance of a Great Song

Much like a great movie or theatrical production begins with a great script, the initial essential component in a memorable recording or concert performance is a well-written song or musical composition.

01 October

“Hero”: A Landmark Hit and an Inspiration

A crowning achievement in ISINA president/co-founder Walter Afanasieff's discography is the massive Mariah Carey hit "Hero," which reached #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 in December 1993 -- and topped that chart for a month. Although one of numerous collaborations between singer Carey and Grammy-winning producer/songwriter Afanasieff, the song is a standout and a spirit-lifting wonder that's still a high point in Carey's career and often the final song that she sings in concert.

01 September

Carlos De Antonis – Our Next Lucky Applicant

We’ve told you about Jessie Michaels’ and Becca Esopenko’s sneak peeks into ISINA. We’re excited to announce the next lucky applicant to be chosen for a glimpse into our program is Carlos De Antonis.

05 January

Barbra Streisand "Partners" Co-produced by Walter Afanasieff and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds

Barbra Streisand's new album Partners has been making headlines and breaking #records. Her 34th studio album, Partners topped the Billboard 200 with sales of 196,000 copies in the very first week. She is also the only artist to have a number one album in 6 consecutive decades.

03 January

Kenny G and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds Latest Collaboration

The last time our head of the Instrumental department and our head of the vocalist department collaborated musically it was 2010. Kenny G’s thirteenth studio album, Heart and Soul, effectively combined Kenny G’s musical talent with Babyface’s melodic voice and our President and Grammy-award winner, Walter Afanasieff and producer.

29 December

"Holiday Wishes" Walter Afanasieff and Idina Menzel

Perhaps best known today as playing Queen #Elsa in the hugely popular animated movie “#Frozen,” Idina Menzel actually has a long and extensive stage resume.
It all started in 1995, when she auditioned for Rent. #Idina portrayed Maureen Johnson, which eventually earned her a Tony nomination for “Best Featured #Actress in a Musical.”

18 December

We are Live! ‪‎ISINA‬ Launch Party

Last night on Wednesday, December 17th, #ISINA was thrilled to have its launch party. We were honored to have many friends and guests attend and support ISINA and our vision to help aspiring artists like you reach their dreams.