What Do I Do About The Break In My Voice?
Regardless of how much experience you have as a singer, chances are that you have at some point experienced a break in your voice when attempting to sing up a scale.Â You may have noticed that in this area of your voice, you either start to strain, or that you need to make a rapid adjustment and flip into what feels and sounds like a disconnected
type of sound, often known as falsetto
. Your voice quite possibly displays a difference in tonal quality between the bottom register of your voice, often called the chest voice
, and that of the upper register of your voice, known commonly as head voice.
Perhaps you have had directors, coaches, producers or teachers attempt to "help" you by telling you to stay in so-called "full voice" rather than flip.Â This is understandable, since the sound of a disconnected head voice (falsetto) is not something that is usually desirable in performance. However, pulling your chest voice too high isn't in fact a f