Matt Howe on the Movie in Your Mind

Matt Howe’s time at Yale must really have been invigorating !  Not only did he do a terrific piece about his experiences for this blog, he’s got a great essay on the Songspeak site about the notion of having a “movie in your mind” when you sing: “By creating the specifics and drawing deeply from your own experiences, you start building a movie inside your head that you “run” when you sing the song.  And, yes, by being that specific it really comes across! As long as you are truthful and not “schmacting” (i.e. hammy acting), the audience will respond.”

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