Have you ever been to a performance and noticed the singer has two volumes: loud and louder? Have you encountered a singer who tends to whisper rather than sing and canâ€™t ever seem to lean in and get some passion going? These are examples of singers who lack the ability to sing with dynamics. Singing dynamically makes the difference between a boring performance and a spell binding one.
The problems that singers typically have with dynamics are usually technical ones. Being able to crescendo and diminuendo on pitches, especially those that lie in the passage areas of the voice is a very difficult skill that far too few singers possess in this day and age.Â If you notice that the only way you can sing higher pitches is to either sing very loudly or to disconnect into falsetto, then you have work to do on your voice.
Although beginners should not typically be given a lot of dynamic exercises, a good vocal training should ultimately enable a singer to swell from very soft (pianiss