By Molly Mahoney
Need some help hitting those high notes? As a Vocal Coach, I’ve experienced many of my students struggle with hitting those high belts. To help my students master high notes, I recorded a quick video on Facebook Live (my favorite new tool for sharing my singing tips) with my top four (kinda strange) techniques for singing high notes that really work. In case you missed it live, you can watch my tips and follow along below!
By Donna Flynn, co-authored with Phillip Brandvold
As a singer, we all strive to achieve the ability to retain resonance and clarity in our voice while powering through either end of our vocal range- whether it be high or low. But time after time again, hitting those notes with ease has proven to be a difficult thing to achieve. Often, as a vocalist, you stumble upon songs that are set in a key you are uncomfortable with, and there may be a couple of notes that are either too high or low for you to hit. Your first instinct might be to change the key to something within your comfort range- however, that’s not always possible. Besides, many songs have such a large range that you may find extreme notes to hit no matter what the key. So how can you sing with the same power and clarity on an extreme note as you can with one that falls in the mid-range?