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This is absolutely normal, and nothing to worry about—you're just discovering your break. Although the pitch location varies from person to person, everyone has a point at which they have to shift from one vocal production style to another. Different terms are used, and you should go with what your teacher uses, but this is often called the shift ...
First, a disclaimer: Labeling a voice type isn't something that is merely based on range - it's as much an issue of quality and agility (though admittedly less-so for male voices). Beyond that, you're an untrained singer. With training, not only would the extremes of your range likely extend, but the relative ease of singing in certain tessituras would be ...
Try singing to the actual song on YouTube when you're beginning then try alone. It helps rather than singing acapella from the start. But seriously, you DO need to warm up, your voice will sound croaky otherwise.
There is always the question what you are expecting to do with an extended range. I can produce sound over about 4 octaves, but people would not be interested in hearing more than about 3 of those (when I transitioned from tenor to alto/bass, I had choir concerts where I had to change my place between tenor for the old repertoire, alto for baroque and ...
I've been singing for 7 years, and I think that anyone can definitely learn to sing higher. Obviously everyone has a maximum range, so there will come a point where you can't sing a higher note without losing tonality and possibly hurting yourself. I do not know why anyone would advise avoiding falsetto. Falsetto is an excellent technique that can not only ...
There's a lot of people that seem to tell you that you're not built to sing high but that's not exactly the truth. When i first went through puberty around 12 i couldn't sing middle c either but as i got vocal training i can now sing up to an A and feel no strain. It's a matter of how to learn to use your upper register.
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