TED Conversations

Singer Songwriter & Vocal Coach, Lizanne Hennessey - Voice Coach

TEDCRED 50+

This conversation is closed.

Integrating music into our everyday lives.

My idea is all about making music and singing as a tool to set a positive cycle in motion that will encourage respect, communication and expression, which to me, are key ingredients to a society of individuals who can truly change the world.

No, this is not a new idea - but I think it's something we forgot how to do, and I want to help us remember.

I made a video to explain how we can reap the benefits of integrating music into our everyday lives called "Growing Back into Music", which you can watch here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGRXwk_PHjI

I'm so curious what you all think!

Share:

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • thumb
    May 14 2013: This is cool Liz!

    My mom sang to my brother and I when we were growing up. We don't sing as much anymore. :-( But now that I think about it, it seems like people decide at a certain age that singing becomes "unacceptable" and that's kind of strange and unfortunate.

    I was in choir for seven years in junior and senior high school. It was a really great experience, some of my favorite memories. I honestly believe I learned a lot more than just how to read sheet music and sing my part for a song correctly. I learned a lot about teamwork, communication, especially how to give and take constructive criticism which benefited me throughout college when I was studying industrial design, which constructive criticism plays an important role.

    And that part about the music industry, that's messed up and so true.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.