There’s a joke that Mennonites come out of their mother’s wombs singing four-part harmony.
I don’t remember a time in my life when I didn’t sing the tenor line. Singing a third above the sopranos in a song feels as natural to me as breathing. As a young Mennonite boy, we went to church a lot. And one of the things we did at church that was particularly pleasant to me was sing.
It came from the heart, it felt authentic and I felt closer to the sacred and to beauty when I opened my mouth and music came spilling out.
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