Why I’ve Stopped Caring About My “Perfect” Pitch

By |2018-10-17T00:16:18+00:00October 16th, 2018|All Things Educator, I Smell Theorist!, Let's Pretend I'm a Philosopher, Real Talk, The Composer Life|

Yes, I'm THAT guy. I'm the guy you hated in school who was a natural at sight-singing. The guy who tested out of his college ear training courses in record time and never had to show up for those classes. The guy who didn't have any trouble transcribing things, detecting errors, and hitting tricky intervals on his instrument out of thin air. Because I was the guy who could hear it all in advance. Yep, that's right. I have perfect pitch: The ability to identify any note once it's been played or to sing any requested note on command. Or at least... [...]