A common question for people starting out with the Sing 15 practice is “What do I sing?” This is a great question and points to how we are accustomed to singing something that is pre-existing. We sing songs that we know. Songs from sheet music. Musical scales. We sing vocal exercises from a teacher or a book.
Find a private space, or as private as you can. This practice is about unfolding the many facets of your voice, and for many of us, that can be a tender process. Most of us feel freer to explore if we aren’t conscious of others hearing us (especially those whom we are closest to).
Why do some musicians, with all of the technical training and knowledge in the world inside them, fail to really connect to the music, while others, who’ve never had a lesson in their life, seem to be a fountain for music?