10 Science-Backed Steps This Opera Singer Uses to Memorize Music

I bet a few will surprise you.

Maren Montalbano
10 min readFeb 21, 2013

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Back in 2013, when I was rehearsing La bohème, I got this text from a fellow chorister:

Many of us had been furiously studying our music over the past week, getting ready for staging rehearsals, when we had to be off-book.

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Maren Montalbano

Mezzo-soprano & business coach for creatives. Singer, dreamer, Ren Faire nerd. You can hear me on 3 GRAMMY-winning albums. https://marenmontalbano.com/links