Episode 247 – Singing and Genetics

Why is it easier for some of us to sing while others struggle?

Genetics may be part of the answer.

In this episode, John talks with voice teacher Julie Miles about her work with the genetics company, 23 and Me.

Among the topics covered are:

  • Is there a pitch matching gene?
  • Why do some of us hesitate to sing for others?
  • Nature vs nurture in singing
  • Tone deafness