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Singer Songwriter & Vocal Coach, Lizanne Hennessey - Voice Coach


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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:

I'm so curious what you all think!


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  • May 18 2013: Hi Dear Lizanne Hennessey:)We have a very classical opera which was all from people's daily life.It is the so called:Liu San Jie.We local people do singing for fun:they sing their feeling of life,they use singing to express their understanding of life.We also have singing day everyyear,It is the so called 3th March.Especailly young boys and girls use singing and dancing to express their love to their princes and princess...
    • May 18 2013: How wonderful, Ed!
      I think a lot of countries have already grasped this notion of using music in their daily lives.
      I could be wrong, but it seems most Western societies have somehow been taught/learned how to hinder themselves in expression through music, instead of embracing it like you describe...

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