Trolling

Posted by on Sep 16, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Trolling

But I wonder if one singing bridge designer many years ago put an additional spec into the DNA of bridge design … one that makes them sound amazing to sing under.

Influenced

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Influenced

There is a subtle way to say yes to all these invitations, to stay on your general trajectory while also welcoming them in.

Inning

Posted by on Sep 14, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Inning

In is like underwater swimming. All sensation. It’s the stillness in athletic flow. It’s surfing, surging, dropping into silence. In is out of time. It’s body as bellows. Buzzing. Pre-logic. It’s allowing.

Ascent

Posted by on Sep 13, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Ascent

After a while at elevation I realize I don’t know where my body is, my focus having been up and up. A mouthpiece without its trumpet.

Shhinging

Posted by on Sep 12, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Shhinging

Use the tongue to change pitch, moving it front to back across the roof of your mouth. Enjoy the rushes of air through this dynamic corridor. Control each puff with your belly.

Saddle Up

Posted by on Sep 11, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Saddle Up

What can you hear right now that has a steady pulse? The windshield wipers on your car. The throb of a ceiling fan. A steady hammer down the road. A loud clock. The click of a blue jeans button inside the clothes dryer.

Held Up

Posted by on Sep 10, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Held Up

Lay your back on the earth, and try no more
Let Her just hold you so you can soar
Gravity gives your body away
So you can sing more freely today

Woodwinding

Posted by on Sep 9, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Woodwinding

The body is made of hardwood, thin and strong-walled. Its long, rounded shape has an opening at the top where the air comes in and out.