What do I sing?

What do I sing?

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.

Where do I sing?

Where do I sing?

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).

What is this voice we are working on?

What is this voice we are working on?

The Sing 15 practice is about expanding the capacities of our voice. But what do we mean when we say voice? Here are some perspectives.

Why a daily practice?

Why a daily practice?

You’ve probably heard the saying that if you want to know a person’s true priorities, look at his or her check book. Another way is to look at how they are spending their time today.

This is a vocal practice right? So where are all the scales and breathing exercises?

This is a vocal practice right? So where are all the scales and breathing exercises?

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?