The common tendency with a lot of people is to pull up their chest voice, which basically means shouting your way to your upper register. Ideally, you want to get into your head voice with that girth that projects a fuller voice. And the best way in is through your mix voice. Guys have a broader range of chest voice and a shorter range of head voice, whereas girls have a shorter range of chest voice and a broader range of head voice. Girls generally find it easier to find their head voice than guys, although both genders do have a certain amount of difficulty. So let’s take a much closer look at how to get into your head voice.
The pharyngeal sound is very beneficial for a lot of things, especially for discovering and getting into your head voice. The “NG” sound helps you keep your vocal cords together, the opposite of which is when they blow apart and you disconnect into falsetto. So here’s what you need to do. Breathe in to ensure you have sufficient breath to hold a note, and then begin the extended ascending slide “NG” sound which will seamlessly connect you to your head voice; and then open out to an “AA” vowel at the top of your range whilst you continue to hold that note. You’ll realize that the “NG” sound helps you get into your head voice without the cracks and the breaks. I do hope that these handy tips have given you additional training to add to your daily vocal training routine. Feel free to download vocal training exercises from my blog here!
You are the instrument, learn to sing like a pro!
Vocal Coach & Author
"Letters from a Vocal Coach"
Private Singing Lessons
BUY Online Singing Lessons Course