What kind of singer are you?
By Felicia Kane
December 12, 2017 10:03am CST
I was never in a choir so I never got to find out what kind of singer I am like a soprano or whatever. I think I have a fairly only singing voice, I actually used to do covers on youtube...good god why? I actually keep thinking to do some because I think my voice has improved a lot over the years but meh! I don't know. But I was never in chorus class so I never got to find out what kind of singer I am, I took band instead and in some ways I regret that but hey I was a BA at the Clarinet. Have any of you be in a choir and know where you stand on the singing scale? Do you know what notes you can actually hit and what notes you just cannot handle. I know I cannot go low, G notes are ugh awful for me, I know my mom can hit them at times. Or are you just a person that sings and doesn't care what you sound like? I am like that, i just sing, I sing in public because I really don't care if I sound pitchy or whatever. I'm having fun and that is all that matters.
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I've been in a choir for a brief period of time, but it wasn't a serious one. I know the basics, but I'm shy, therefore not 'loud enough'. I can hit down to F3, my speaking voice is around G3/A3, that could make me a Contralto or Mezzosoprano. I don't feel too comfortable with higher notes, but maybe I sound better when I hit those. Knowing what my range is doesn't tell me what exact kind of 'operatic' singer I am, of course. I have a hard time touching and going past C6, but I can actually sound like a dog whose tail was stepped on as well. Eeeek = C6. I don't want to annoy those around me, that's why I avoid singing when I know people can hear me.
• Peoria, Arizona
That is so interesting. I am kind of around the same pitches. I can go from a C6 to a G2 I think that is called a Tori Amos? Or something like that, or basically an Alto Soprano which I think is also what my mom is. I don't know what my speaking voice is though, I should listen and find out.
• Fairfield, Texas
I sang in the high school choir as a Soprano @DesirousDreamer . I could still sing Soprano til my mid 30's. After that because of my smoking, it was tenor, alto, barritone and now bass. I realize those last two are considered male voices; however, I could beat them at it. When I do sing at home, the cats look at me like: "Shut Up!!"
As a freshman in high school, I was a 1st Tenor. But that summer before my sophomore year, my voice changed and for several years I was uncomfortable singing because I had always had a higher voice and I kept trying to sing things I couldn't sing in a voice I no longer had. It wasn't until my early 30's that I started doing Karaoke almost weekly and started 'learning' my voice again. I'm more a baritone now, I can almost sing bass but not quite.