Any reader of mine knows I take voice lessons. I do it for my own enjoyment and creative enrichment. I am not the greatest singer in the world but I get a lot from it and that’s all that matters to me. To me it is the most satisfying thing to start a song and have it be pretty awful and after working on it for a few weeks it is listenable.
I’ve seen great improvement over the years and if you look at some of my past videos and compare it with today’s I think you can see that.
So today was the summer recital (we have 3 a year, spring, summer and Christmas) and I decided to sing If I Were a Bell from Guys and Dolls. It is a relatively easy song but the lyrics are very similar from verse to verse and it kept tripping me up. Thankfully with lots of practice I got through it at the recital without any lyrical problems. Phew!
The video doesn’t do it quite justice but the crowd seemed to really enjoy it. I hope you do too! 🙂