My very first paid singing job was for the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC. I was not a trained singer, I was new as new can be.
How did it happen?
A member of the National Cathedral clergy found me singing in St. Joseph Chapel one day and stopped to listen.
“What are you singing?” she asked.
I said, “It’s not a song on paper, I’m making it up as I go.”
She paused. I didn’t know how to read her silence.Continue Reading