The Myth of Can’t
Believe it or not, many people believe they can’t sing.
Often, this self-belief takes root in childhood when someone ‘important’ communicated this to them – a teacher, classmate, sibling, etc. Others have drawn the conclusion from a comparison to the world of celebrity singers. And some think they cannot sing because they believe it is a gift with which people are either born or not.
No matter what, the outcome is the same. They stop singing. And their further singing development is frozen.
This is unfortunate because humans are designed to sing. And the benefits of singing can literally change your life – physically, mentally, emotionally and socially.
What most people don’t realize is that you can learn to sing because it is a developmental skill – just as when you learned to walk and talk.
Also not generally known is that singing development can resume, and be successful, at any point in life – whether you are 18 or 80 years old.
What people are saying about So You Always Wanted To Sing.
“I spent my whole life believing that singing was for other people. In one course you showed me what was possible. Now I sing in a choir and it’s completely changed my life.”
“Take this course. Then take it again. It’s so valuable and so much to learn.”
“This course has taught me that I can learn how to sing. I have learned ways to improve my resonance, open my voice and sing loud and proud.”
“I feel a lot more comfortable singing as part of a group and as an individual. I would highly recommend it!”
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SYAWTS is our foundational course in learning how to sing. This fun, uplifting program is designed for adults who would like to sing but haven’t sung for a while or feel they cannot sing.
This approach was first developed more than 20 years ago by our founder, Dr. Susan Knight. Through this course, hundreds of adults have successfully discovered or re-discovered their singing voices. Click here to hear from them in their own words.
Singing development in this course is built through both group learning as well as one-on-one instruction customized to each participant.
Our expert facilitators are skilled in guiding participants through learning that accommodates each individual’s developmental stages.
They are also expert in creating a community with participants which inspires confidence and trust; this atmosphere boosts learning and enjoyment.
Many participants have told us that this program has had a transformative effect in their lives.
Winter 2020 Classes
Winter is hard enough without another blizzard on the way. What better way to get through an old fashioned winter than to take your mind off of it and discover, or rediscover, your singing voice. What a great way to bring winter to her knees!
- February 4 – March 17
- All classes are on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Located at MUN School of Music (Room M2025)
- Special Price – $275 no tax
- Includes tuition and materials
You can now register online at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/so-you-always-wanted-to-sing-tickets-87778879993 There are no service fees. Or call us at 709-738-6013 to register by phone/questions.
And of course, you can reach us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
The Refund Policy for So You Always Wanted To Sing is as follows: Growing The Voices: Festival 500 will grand refunds (excluding applicable service fees) up to 7 days prior to the start date of the program. No refunds 7 days prior to the start of the course – except in extraordinary circumstances at the discretion of the organizer
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