Check out Anne's podcast. This is from her standing room only seminar given at the 2011 New York State Home School Convention. She has profound insight but communicates in a very lively, accessible fashion.
There were few things I disliked more than classical singing (except maybe practicing the piano, but more on that later). My mom didn't seem to understand that it was totally not fun for a 14 year old girl to take classical voice lessons, to perform classical music and sing on classical voice recitals.