Saturday, February 19, 2011
I started taking singing lessons! When I walked into the Hollywood Academy of Music, I noticed I was the only student in the building who was old enough to drive. I felt a little silly that my 32 year old self was sitting in a tiny chair, waiting with kids who were being dropped off by parents and nannies.
Then I met my teacher Crystal. She didn't think it was weird that I was an adult who wanted to learn how to sing. She asked me why I was here and I told her "TO HAVE FUN". Crystal smiled. We worked on some breathing exercises. Hummed a view scales. And then, I got to tell her about the kind of music I love. She smiled again and we made a list of songs I'd like to learn. I am already looking forward to my next lesson.
Hallelujah I Love Him So - Ray Charles
Bring It On Home To Me - Sam Cooke
Angel From Montgomery - (I particularly love the way Kristen Stewart and Emile Hirsch sing this song in the movie "Into the Wild")
I Think Its Gonna Rain Today - Sidsel Endresen