For the past few months, I have been taking singing classes with the most wonderful teacher, Mamselle Ruiz. There are no words to describe how lucky I feel to be learning this skill from such a beautiful person with a voice that I have been admiring for years.
Deciding to join this singing class has been one of my best decisions in the past few years. So, why singing? If you’re a frequent reader of this blog, you’ll have noticed that I’m a bit of a music junkie (here are a few articles on the subject). However, the only thing missing was that I myself never dared to become the musician. I’ve been asked many times whether or not I played an instrument and to be honest, I was kind of embarrassed to say no. Coming from two families with several musicians, I had no excuses not to learn something, be it djembe drumming or piano (both of which we had at home). Yet I didn’t feel a calling to learn these instruments.