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Is singing a talent or skill?

Pitch is a skill. A good singer could do well by having the necessary talent. The fact that one is interested in music should not prevent one from getting musical education.

Some of my teachers have asked me as a student if I am not a good flautist. I have not heard this question ever, so I am sure it is not true. I was also not told by an old woman to keep my mouth shut so as not to offend or embarrass others.

I have heard a lot of teachers ask their students whether they are good at reading the music.

I have asked my own students whether they can read or are good at playing their instruments. All the children are reading their textbooks on singing or playing their instrument.

I have not been told that I should not perform in front of other students.

I have no reason to doubt that my father, mother, teachers and colleagues have never thought I was not good at singing or playing my instrument.

When one has done something good and accomplished something, he has no reason to be suspicious of one’s abilities. This is the nature of our human system. We are not just born with a talent or ability but have to cultivate it. We are in this world not to play the violin nor to write a book but to serve our souls through devotion to one’s calling.

What is the essence of self-effacing?

When one has accomplished something great, people often want to know if one really is satisfied with what he has accomplished. In such cases, it is common practice for the teacher, parent or other person who is concerned with the subject to check on the student to see if the student is still dissatisfied about the accomplishments obtained so far.

Does self-effacing mean that one’s self-image as a singer or performer is high?

It means that one has given sufficient effort to acquire the desired gift and that there is insufficient preparation of thought, effort or passion needed. One needs only to show that one has the talent of self-effacing to gain acceptance and to get along in the world. It needs no more thought or energy than it would during practice.

Voice - Singing lessons — Winchester Stage Music Center
Is singing a talent or skill?

Pitch is a skill. A good singer could do well by having the necessary talent. The fact that one is interested in music should not prevent one from getting musical education.

Some of my teachers have asked me as a student if I am not a good