Like so many others I first sang in church, starting long before I knew what was going on, and always trying to make my voice stand out from the rest of the congregation.
I played the triangle in kindergarten with equal enthusiasm!
My first kindergarten teacher, Ellenita Zimmerman, is retired in Nashville, Tennessee, and I visit her whenever I have business in the capital of Country music. Among the songwriters that I represent in Southeast Asia is Garth Brooks, and that always opens doors in that city.
I think it even impressed Mrs Zimmerman a little when I told her!
My first music teacher Ellenita Zimmerman and me in Nashville, October 10, 1989.