The Secret to a Strong Head Voice – HINT: IT’S NOT FALSETTO!
A lot of people hit the break in their voice, the passaggio, and they get discouraged. They think that they can only really sing powerfully in their chest voice, below the break. That is completely incorrect.
Head voice CAN be strengthened.
It’s difficult, but more than possible, with a little hard work.
The first thing that people need to get past is their idea that an airy, weak, “falsetto” sound is the same thing as a properly trained, powerful head voice. Let’s address that now.
What is the difference?
Head voice is just the register you use when you’re producing the sound — you can make more than one sound in your head voice. There are two vocal modes, (two different sounds, two different tools), that you can use when you are up in your head voice register: falsetto and twang.
Falsetto is what everyone...