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Hard time singing

I love singing but each time I sing my throat hurts and I constantly feel like there a lot of phlegm in my throat. What can I do?
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Is it a bad idea to practicing sing/voice act high and low pitch on the same day near the extremities of your vocal range?

I tried to find a StackExchange community focused on singing and voice acting, but I figure this was the closest I could find. Since vocal chords are muscle, perhaps they stretch a certain way going ...
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I have developed the habit of suppressing my voice when singing, how to resolve it?

Recently, when I tried to sing, all my friends said that they could not hear me. But when I talk they can hear me well. I want to know how to resolve this.
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How do I improve my voice?

I am an 14 year-old girl who wants to improve her singing voice. How do I go about doing that? I heard that you need to strengthen the muscles around the vocal chords, but I have no idea how. I am ...
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Lowering my chest note

I am 19 and my lowest note is F2(breathy). I want to increase my lower chest range. Any suggestion. For lowering it down further.
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Advice for singing [closed]

I feel like I generally am on pitch but still don't like my tone a lot. My goal is to be able to sing pop music at a really high level and I don't know how to make my tone more pop sounding, or just ...
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What vocal techniques are needed to prevent strain when talking into a vocoder?

A full song played through a vocoder makes my throat begin to ache. I am not sure what I am doing wrong, but I do notice that I try to sing the melody instead of speaking it in an unusual way that is ...
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Am I still a tenor?

I'm only 16 and I recently found how to mix my head and chest registers. I LOOOOOOVE singing in my passaggio, but it feels so unnecessary since it's so high, for a male anyway. My full range goes ...
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How much can my vocal range improve with vocal training? [closed]

I currently am a 15 year old male singer, untrained and have the range of a D3 to a D5 and an E5 on my good days, I really want to be able to sing a G5 or higher. I believe that anything is possible ...
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How can I understand how to sing “out” and not “in”?

There's this thing that is really bothering me and so far I can't make it work. I've taken like 10 singing lessons so far and the teacher keeps telling me that when I sing notes that start to go "high"...
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Is it even possible to really sing into the mask without being nasal?

Over the years I got quite a few of singing teachers. One of the mantras is singing into the mask. However, some teachers disagree on the fact being nasal is a good thing or not. But this is not the ...
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Almost tone deaf when singing

I am a bassist and I try to sing, and I hope to improve my singing. The thing is, I feel tone deaf when I'm singing live. I always shoot a little sharp or a little flat from what I should. Not ...
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Tonsil pain after singing: could be tension?

I'm a beginner in singing, and I'm learning right now how to use/work with the support for the diaphragm (I'm sorry if this is not the best way to describe the technique, but I don't know how it is ...
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General exercise, before meeting a vocal coach?

I like to get some input. I am not sure where to ask beside SE. Apologize for quite a long post. I am a male (26) who likes singing, but rarely sing. That is possible, I guess? I love it because I am ...
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How to distribute (vocal) training time for most effective learning?

(If you’re not a singer, but have experience with learning other skills or some knowlegde about learning in general, your answer might also be helpful.) Let’s say you have 7 hours of practice time ...
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Tickle in the throat when practice singing

Two weeks ago I've started taking singing lessons to learn the proper technique and improve the extension. The teacher gave me 2-3 exercises to do at home that are involved with correct breathing (...
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Sing High notes and muscles

I'm training to reach high notes with my vocal teacher and she told me that have a connection between muscles and high notes and every time that have a high note I need to make a squat to strengthen ...
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Learning Indian Classical vs Learning Singing in general

Which of the following will give a better quality of voice and overall better skill in music- Learning Indian Classical music (probably on a western Instrument like harmonium whose frequencies are ...
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Expanding my vocal range [closed]

I'm currently 17 yrs old (male) and my full-voice vocal range is from Eb2/E2 - G4/G#4. I regularly sing and try to healthily push the limits of my range with a vocal coach. My question is, do you ...
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Vocal/ Humming troubles

I am recovering from a sinus issue. Much has improved except for whatever muscle it takes to hum. I do the puppy whining exercises and can't get it to work. Therefore I have no midrange. I've steamed ...
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Which of my singing tones sounds alright? I need feedback please [closed]

I am a beginner at singing and I need some good feedback with my voice please. I am not sure which one is best, I say the 'Yee" 4-5 times with each a different tone (Airy, Throaty, Mix, etc.). But I ...
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Can I get nauseous from singing while closing off my nose in my throat? [closed]

Please note that I am not trained in singing. There are certain muscles in the throat that allow you to close off your mouth and nose independently of each other. When I sing loudly (which is the ...
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Low notes and puberty [duplicate]

So I've been thinking... I'm almost 18 years old and, after puberty, I can't seem to be able to reach a low D or C. My range ends at about E2-Eb2 depending on the day and I can project those, E2 at ...
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Is it normal for the voice to get 'tired' when practicing head voice?

I'm a 37-year-old male and I'm in to Rock/Heavy Metal singing. I would like to be able to sing higher with more power (as I'm sure every singer does). I discovered my head voice about 2-3 months ago, ...
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Does one's voice get lower with age?

Does your voice (range) get lower as you age? Is this a fact? If so, does it affect your lower as well as the higher end of the vocal range ( the lower end expands a small bit and some of the upper ...
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How to access super high voice range?

I'm a 20 year old guy, I was wondering if I could possibly expend my vocal range up to the 6th octave in any way ? I can go from G2 to G5 with the piano Would it be possible to hit like up to a C6 ?...
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New to singing : voice “stuck in throat” or speaking

I have been playing the guitar and some other instruments for quite some years but I have never really sang before. I am trying to train my voice for something fun next year at the end of the summer. ...
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Voice training and microphone tech

How can you balance your sound on microphone when switching between chest voice (low register) and head/falsetto voice (high register)?
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What is the physiological background of the practice of opening the voice in theatre?

While singing coaches offer elaborate physiological background for what's going on behind the exercises, when it comes to voice coaches for actors or techniques for opening the voice I can't find any ...
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Are vocal training apps like Vanido effective in learning to sing?

I have a question about vocal training apps like Vanido. This app (and many similar ones) are based on daily training in singing scales. It also gives you a feedback on how far you are from any given ...
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Better learn to sing high notes with or without singing a song?

I am just starting to learn singing high notes. I often tried to sing songs that have notes I could not comfortably reach. After warming up, I quickly want to sing these songs and record my singing to ...
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At which pitch does classical soprano start to sing in head voice?

I heard that soprano uses their head voice more often than chest voice. But just like a tenor, they all have two passaggios. For example, I have found that a coloratura soprano would have her ...
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Is vocal pitch trained or natural?

I know some people with 4 octave voices that sing purely for fun and yet others with a mere (comparatively) 2 octaves who are serious singers. Why is there such a big difference in this? Is it to do ...
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Singing Exercises [closed]

I need some effective and efficient singing exercises to improve generally but also specifically to reduce the nasally sound. Also any exercises that anybody knows to help with staying in pitch ...
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Do birth defects in the neck limit the range of some singers?

Some people have a birth defect in their neck, so they can’t bend their head up or down as much as other singers can. Can such singers learn to sing higher pitched notes and lower pitched notes with ...
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Help! Light voice with non-existent high notes

I have been really frustrated for the characteristics of my voice. I have a very light, metallic timbre in it that gets a little warm the higher I sing, but I cannot reach even a Eb4 without straining ...
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Vocal Cords Catching at Lowest Note

I'm working on increasing my vocal range, and I've gotten to G2 as the lowest note that I can sing clearly and loudly. However, for some reason, whenever I try to sing F2, just one pitch lower, it's ...
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The role of vocal vibrato in a world where volume and large theatres are not a problem

I have had singing lessons for a while now. My teacher has said on numerous occasions ‘don’t worry about your vibrato, it is fine’. I still have to work the technique don’t get me wrong, but it is ...
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Where to focus my efforts(vocal)? [closed]

Thanks for reading. I'm a beginner and I don't know anything about theory. All I'm doing is trying to imitate and repeat as much as I can. Can someone please tell me how to practice smart and where to ...
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Learn to sing with headphones

I am starting singing lessons. I have noticed that my voice sounds extremely different when I hear a record of myself. Should I mostly train with a microphone and headphone, so that I hear myself the ...
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Voice resonating at the back of the mouth

I have started taking singing lessons. My teacher is asking me to make my voice resonates at the back of my mouth. My goal is to sing pop songs, so to have a way to sing that is like modern pop ...
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Could I have strained a chest muscle breathing too hard?

I recently started singing in a choir, though I sing quite a lot this is much more formal and I'm finding getting enough breath is hard. For just over a week I have a pain in my left upper pec. I'd ...
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Can't sing high or project

So I have a bit of a problem. Anytime I try to sing higher than I normally can do without going out of tune, my voice will crack and then stop. Like no sound will come out and I'm only exhaling. I've ...
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open throat = less air = less voice loss?

I often experience voice loss after singing. I was told this can be caused by too much air through the vocal cords, which irritates them. Are they really related? And is there a relation between "...
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How do I improve the clarity of my voice?

I am totally unhappy with my voice. In my opinion, my voice sounds like Kermit the Frog. I have practiced using a stick between my teeth, but this only helps with articulation. Is it possible to ...
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Singing in pitch problem

I'm a guitar player and never was able to sing. Well, to be honest I never wanted or tried to sing. But for 2 months already I'm trying to start singing. The main problem is that I can't produce the ...
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Vocal ranges and voice types

What's the point in knowing your vocal range and voice type ? I'd also like some insight on tessitura and the purpose of knowing it. If the tessitura is the spot within your vocal where you sound the ...
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What is meant exactly, by having a 'raw' singing voice?

I have recently undergone my first singing lesson. I was petrified, but came out of it very happy indeed. It was an odd experience; couldn't help but feel like I had accomplished something great. ...
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How to sing like a crooner?

I'm taking singing lessons since last September and I've found that my voice is more developed now that how it was before. I've been trying to make my voice more clear and making my color more uniform ...
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Is the advice given in this video on “how to make your voice deeper” valid?

I know I can't make my (speaking) voice deeper. But I would like to make it less thin and fragile. In this YT video on How to make your voice deeper the coach tells you to: Strengthen your throat ...