Although I’ve been involved in singing in church for a while now, I had never before today sung a song as a solo. Today, with some help from my son on the violin, I sang “You Raise Me Up.” Even though I found it challenging (while as nervous as I was) to play and sing at the same time, forgot lots of important things my voice teacher has told me, and felt my voice crack on the high note, I still think it didn’t turn out too badly. And in the interest of keeping my New Year’s resolution, I thought I’d share it with you. The embedding of videos still isn’t working consistently, and so click what looks like an image above in order to listen.
My son also performed “Sicilienne and Rigaudon in the Style of Francoeur” by Fritz Kreisler as the offertory music: