I came across this powerful video today about a series of choruses in England for people experiencing mental illness – it’s part of a program is called the “East Kent Singing for Health Network”. I think this is a pretty extraordinary organization – I’m impressed with how they think about singing in England – community singing seems much […]
Check out this blues improv. It says so much! The value of listening and responding unselfconciously – this is what we learn to do at Music for People. The guidebook for the program is called Return to Child. How cool to sing so unselfconsciously! And to be able to connect so […]
Can you see how amazing it is what Bobby McFerrin is doing here? From his totally centered place in the middle of thousands of people, he is invites everybody to play with him. He doesn’t ask them if they can – he assumes they can – and of course they can! By sharing his own soulful […]
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Singing is something you learn to do, just like anything else. Some people learn it quickly and it comes easily to them while others learn more slowly and have to be coached and practice the basics more to “get it”, but people are made for singing – and if you want to, you too […]