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How to extend vocal range?

I'm seventeen years old and right now my highest note is a G above middle C. I can get an A in there but it's a little loud, so I'm pretty much a high baritone. I'm a tenor in my high school choir, the Antioch High School Music Masters. How can I extend my vocal range? I'd be pretty content hitting a C or D above middle C but if bigger is possible I'd love that too! So is it possible I can ever become a true tenor? Give me any feedback on the subject. Oh yeah, Chest/head voice! I don't care much for improving my falsetto because I can already get up there in it.

How can I extend my vocal range?

This might be difficult to follow, since it's hard to write it down:
first of all you should train your voice so you can sing a note for a long time (?) in other words, you need to be able to produce sounds for a long time without taking a breath. Try singing "a" for 10 sec or as long as you can, then the next day you try to exceed that limit. 30-40 sec is great.
Then do the do re mi fa so thingy ( just sing from the lowest pitch possible for your voice and go higher as you sing). You'll also need to learn how to sing with your voice, not your breath. If you depend on screaming your way to the high pitched notes, work on not having to use that much screaming to get there. If you know what your limit's are for high pitched notes, you should always aim to sing one notch higher, when you feel comfortable with singing a notch higher (as in there's no pressure/stress in reaching that pitch) aim for a notch higher again.
Hope this helps in any way =)

depends..! it depends person to person but yeah by doing some vocal exercises you can definitely improve your range :) but it takes a lot of practice and appropriate training to increase vocal range :) i have experianced it thats why i am sharing that with you. My vocal range is better now as compare to it was 2 years back because of i have done some western classical music exercises to increase vocal range and they really work .

How can I extend my vocal range up?

lol i'm sorry that all the people above me that answered had to be so immature about it (although it is quite funny.)

okay, so what you're going to want to do is vocal warm ups. i strongly recommend buying the program(s) Singing Success and/or Mastering Mix by Brett Manning.

If you know the singer Hayley Williams, she learned from him, and she can sing very high, with great tone quality.

If you're not looking into really buying anything, I suggest looking up vocal warmups on youtube.

you can start off on that video. learn stuff about singing if you're serious about it. the vocal warm up i would personally recommend for singing high notes it he Lip Roll. Look it up :)

i hope this helped, and good luck.

How can i extend my wireless range?

There are things you can try, but 802.11 is only so good indoors, particularly in a metal building.

First thing to try -- try re-orienting your antennas. Antennas radiate best along their length, not at the end, so ensure the antenna is normal to (at right angles to) your work area floor.

In addition... particularly in a metal building, you're going to have multipath issues. That's when a signal bounces, and you get multiple versions of your signal at your antenna at the same time, but out of phase -- so they may distort, or cancel outright. The dual antennas on the WRT54G are designed to work around multipath -- this works best when both are the same distance from your system (rather than in-line, for example, though both senarios can actually work).

Another option is to use larger antennas. The "rubber duck" antennas supplied with your WRT54G have a gain of about 2dBi. You can get a higher gain antenna, which will extend the range noticably. It also makes antenna orientation more critical, and will cut the range above and below you, so if you're running this RF link between floors, this might not be a good idea. See here:

You could try relocating your WRT54G closer to your computer. If it's also being used as a hub, you might replace it with a hub, then run one CAT-5 cable between that hub and the WRT54G.... ideally, making it more centrally located, assuming your're not the only wireless user.

You could add a repeater, such as the WRE54G. Place such a device where it can hear the router, and it'll send on a stronger signal to your computer.

If you know your way around open source, you can try OpenWRT or similar open source operating systems for the WRT54G (check that your version supports this). Many of the open source systems for routers enable higher power output from the router, which would buy you some more distance.

That's all I got right now.

How can i extend my range on a trumpet?

Yes, as the previous person said, work on low long tones. I've heard it said over and over, and know it to be true, that one key to a good high range is a solid low range. Why? You can fake a high range by pressing and pinching, but a good low range forces you to use your embouchure and air correctly. Remember, it's all about air speed, not lip pressure. In theory, there should always be a slight opening in your embouchure even when your not blowing. The air speed will then determine the pitch. I like to do what I call the normal breathing exercise for low notes. My goal is to try to breath as normally as possible while doing my longtones. I take a relaxed breath, and play as I exhale... relaxed! Like normal breathing. If I can do this for five minutes and not feel any tension, I'm doing good. Then I do a range exercise. The theory of it is getting to the high notes from low notes, this way you don't cheat with some funky embouchure thing. Here it is:

Play all your open partials up to a VERY comfortable high (mid-high) note. (not too high!) so:
C below the staff - g - c - e
take a nice breath and go back down
e - c - g - c
The next note above the highest is f. So do all the partials of fingering "1" starting on the lowest possible 1st finger:
Bb - f - Bb - d - f
f - d - Bb - f - Bb

Up a half step:
B - f# - b - d# - f#

then open partial to G
Then 2nd and 3rd fingers to Ab...

When your corners are burning stop. Rest. Repeat. Think of your embouchure muscles like your back. Don't overdue it or you're in trouble!

How can extend my range in singing?

If you are switching to a falsetto alot in choir, and if you aren't projecting well, then you are probably not a tenor. Sometimes choir directors place certain people in sections because they are needed, meaning maybe they aren't enough tenors to carry the section and he/she needs you there. Many baritones have wide ranges and indeed can sing tenor notes. Singing high well doesn't necessarily mean you are a tenor. I don't know because I haven't heard you, but this could be a possibility. Good singers with range are always miscategorized this way.

Extending your range? Well let's be clear. We are all born with range. Some of us have wide ranges, some of us have smaller ones. What singers are responsible for is developing the range. Sometimes there are notes in the range that we don't find until we learn how to sing properly. I guess this is why some believe you can extend the range. I think it is a bad concept, but I flow with it because I get what you are saying. We are actually FINDING our range. I didn't know my voice was capable of singing as high as it does until I learned proper breath support and placement.

What you need to do is practice your breathing technique. Google or search the internet on the Alexander Technique. They focus on breathing properly from the diaphragm and relaxing the body. Extend your tummy, and don't push your stomach inward on breathing. Don't lift your shoulders when you breathe. Watch yourself in the mirror. If your tummy naturally extends on inhaling, you are doing it right. If you are moving your shoulders and your upper chest, you are doing what we call high breathing, and this will cut off support of your high notes. After this, begin to sing the scales on the EE vowel. The more you warm up and the more fluid you are singing the scales. Now, change to other vowel sounds using the scale. This will help you "extend" as you would say your range. Do this everyday and support the notes, and I guarantee your high notes will improve. Also it wouldn't hurt to talk to a voice teacher or your choir director about it. But practicing scales properly is your best way to finding your FULL range.

The answer is yes!.. but we have to define a few things. Read on!Basics:Vocal folds work as a combination of muscle tension, stiffness, airflow and pressure.They are also physical objects that have mass and length. Just as some people are tall, some folks have thinner or longer vocal folds than others. And this will determine how low you can go.Regardless of training, you cannot change your physical make-up. But you can maximize the effectiveness of your voice.Next: The sound of your voice is a combination of 2 things. 1. what your vocal folds are doing AND 2. what your resonant chambers (spaces inside your head) are doing. The more space, the more the lower overtones of the voice will resonate and give the illusion of a stronger low note – which will make it sound lower,.So here are 5 things that will assist you in maximizing your low notes.Your goal is to find the low notes for YOUR voice. Don't compare your low notes to someone else. That's irrelevant.Your Larynx height determines your basic vocal tone. A high Larynx will make your voice brighter but will also make it sound child like because the resonant spaces are so much smaller. So you need to LOWER your larynx. Place your hand a cross your throat and imagine youre 5 years old and talk. You will notice your Adams Apple has raised. Now completely relax it until its dropped lower than usual and speak. Your voice should sound slightly dopey.Let all throat tension go so the wall of your Pharynx can dilate and open right up.Hold back on the breath BUT allow it to flow freely. You don't want your low notes to become all fluffy and airy.The high harmonics of low notes are super important. Without them, you will sound like you're sobbing which may be fine in some cases. But an element of Twang or Squillo is still required to allow the voice to sound low but controlled and strong.Head over to and you will find a free 60 minute video training session that breaks a stack of stuff down for you.Hope this helps you.And as a specific note to you, judging by your range (D2-B3), you could do with pro singing lessons for a while because you have something going on that once fixed will open your range right up by at least another octave. Exciting huh!!

How do I improve my voice? Extend my range?

Hi Mary- Annalee,

I have had the same stinkin' problem!

I tend toward alto, and wanted to 'extend' my range. I have battled with "how-to" for a long time. It wasn't until the last couple of years, when I went to a private, Alexander Technique, vocal instructor, have I seen...heard, audible results. I decided, because performance is my career, that it was worth the money I paid, to finally be able to do it "right". It takes properly trained singers often 3 years of training before they KNOW how to sing. I have sung since I was a child - but because I didn't get great training early, my instructor and I have had to spend time undoing many bad habits I've picked up, re-learn how to breathe. HOW TO BREATHE! An accredited teacher, giving you ONE ON ONE training, is the best, most effective way to learn.

Cognito is absolutely right.

Until you gain a private, one on one teacher, your chances of extending your range on your own, or even in groups, is slim. You stand more chance of damaging your instrument if you continue on without instruction, trying to force it on your own.

It's only money. What you gain from learning you can carry with you forever.