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As a classically trained, Major Label (all of them) Music Producer, I would like to reinforce much of the good advice hear. Specifically the advice about not straining. If you have any discomfort while singing, you should stop immediately (mid note if needed) and assess what you are doing and your motivation for singing in that way. Again being a good and ...


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Apart from all the good advice already given: keep in mind that music is art, not a sport! There are great singers with all sorts of different ranges. Actually, I love the contra-alto voice of legendary singer Kathleen Ferrier (check out her version of "Blow the wind southerly", for instance). I don't know what her range was, but as a contra-alto ...


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I trained for classical singing at Juillard and can tell that your singing range is not simply set. I started at a bass-baritone, but instructor worked with me (a lot) to increase my range so I could preform pieces previously "too high" for me to sing. Training and practice can increase your range, both up and down. That said, not all women can be ...


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To be realistic, different people have different ranges. If everyone had the range of Mariah Carey or Axel Rose they would use it. However Taylor Swift only has just over 2 octaves and she has managed quite well. As others have said; don't strain but remember that falsetto or even whistle registers might be available to you. This is a way of getting extra ...


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I have been seeing that most of the singers that are females can usually hit these amazing high notes with no problem whatsoever. they worked hard to make it seem easy, voice of every person is different. Find a good teacher and take singing lessons. There is no better way to address your specific issues.


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Keep straining only if you want no decent voice - ever! At your age and stage of development, it's gently gently. My baby's learned to walk - time to teach him how to jump over hurdles. Absolutely not. It may just be that you have a low voice with a low range. Nothing wrong with that. Except we all yearn for something we don't have. It's called being human. ...


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We all have naturally a "head voice" and a "breast voice". Little children naturally "know" to use their head resonance. When starting school many children (girls and boys) are losing or forgetting their head resonance and lose singing in higher ranges - consciously or unconsciously the mean it is uncool speaking or singing in ...


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You could be not reaching those high notes for any of these reasons: You are young and your voice is still developing your vocal technique is bad you're doing the wrong exercises and over-straining your voice you have a naturally low voice, and you'll never hit those notes Only a qualified voice teacher will be able to tell you which of these is the case, ...


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Opera has a classification system with voice types like tenor, soprano, etc., the vocal range is around two octaves for all of them. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vocal_range#Vocal_range_and_voice_classification But that's just a classification system for opera. It's there to simplify things for composers ("assume that these voice types with such-and-...


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