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Training your voice, as you may have guessed, means learning to coordinate and strengthen the muscles in your larynx so you can sing with speech-level posture over a wide pitch and dynamic range. Coordination and strength an?
How soon in my training program can I expect to sing high notes easily?
Immediately, since in our approach there is no strain involved in the production of tone anywhere in one's range. You must move quickly into the extreme ranges to ensure that you don't get locked in to any one part of your range.
What about teachers who say you should build your middle range before you try to extend it up or down?
You should be able to sing through your entire range – from the lowest notes of your chest voice, up through the highest notes of your head voice – in a smooth, even, or what we call connected manner, and still maintain a relaxed speech-level posture.
How do you teach young voices, say under fifteen years of age?
For both boys and girls, basic musicianship should begin as soon as possible. A stringed instrument such as violin, viola or cello is good to learn, li gives the youngster a feeling of long, continuous, bowed lines, and a „vibratoed“ quality of tone which is indeed similar to the singing voice. Piano and guitar are also very good as they will help in the later study of harmony and be useful as a means of self-accompaniment. Naturally, with all instruments, the involvement with reading music and rhythm is invaluable.
Most singers use excessive muscular effort when they sing. Muscles the body normally uses to chew and swallow food, as well as open the (throat wider when it needs to get oxygen into the lungs quickly, are used to manipulate the larynx – forcing it up or down. This is done to accomplish a difficult pitch, increase intensity, or „improve“ the quality of one's tone. We call these muscles the outer muscles, because they are located outside the larynx.