I Have Perfect Pitch

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    I was told by my piano teacher at age five

    (well, he actually told my mother because I had no idea what that meant) that I had perfect pitch. I wouldn't rediscover that until I joined my middle school choir and got into the advanced group in 7th grade. I started to realize then that I had a much better ear than most, and...
    punicorn punicorn
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2014

    And I'm really proud of it.

    It's always a plus when you get your guitar tuned at least 5 seconds before everyone else.
    BloodEpiphone BloodEpiphone
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 19, 2015

    A Few Draw Backs

    People always think perfect pitch is a blessing.To some extent it is,but not always.Like sometimes,when I hear some one singing out of tune,or playing an out of tune instrument,I am affected terribly.I don't think anyone else notices as much,except for people like me with perfect...
    PantherShadow PantherShadow
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2009

    I've been told this ever

    since my junior year of high school. That was the year I decided to join my school's choir. There was an foreign exchange student from Taiwan in the choir who could name a note simply by hearing it. Everyone was so impressed by it and I wondered why because I could do it too...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Dec 18, 2013

    Perfect Pitch And Perception

    do any of you have synesthesia - perception of other sense modalities at the same time? eg, hear a note, see a colour? Do any of you have autism or aspergers?
    catie42 catie42
    31-35, F
    Oct 10, 2013

    Maybe? I know what note a song will start on.

    Even when I wake up first thing.
    prettyprude prettyprude
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 23, 2015

    I Think I Have Perfect Pitch

    I think i have perfect pitch because i can hum songs in my head that are in key of the original. I remember waking up one day and humming strauss' also sprach zarathustra and then checking it against a piano to see if I was right. But while I can hum something in key, I cant...
    Igneous01 Igneous01
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 8, 2011
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