Tips on singing lower notes, please?

I am auditioning for my school's talent show in a few days with Josh Groban's "You Raise Me Up". I have a good voice but I have trouble reaching the low notes in the first line, "When I am down/And oh my soul, so weary". Whenever I try to sing the line, my voice croaks and is barely distinguishable. Can someone give me tips for a sure-fire way to achieve those notes? I really want to leave a good first impression on the judges.

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
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    Notes on the bottom and top of your range need lots of breath support. Make sure your posture is good and that you are supporting the notes from your diaphragm. Hear the note in your mind, but don't "reach" for it physically. Stay relaxed and open just like it was an easy note.

    If you still have trouble, you can always cheat a little. Hit the lower note and then slide up to a harmony pitch just above it - or just change the melody slightly for those notes. It's not best to do that, but sometimes better than just not hitting the notes at all :)

    HTH

  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    To get better at singing I reccomend to follow an online course: http://www.goobypls.com/r/rd.asp?gid=541

    It's much cheaper than going to a singning teacher and you can get really good results...I did that! I can suggest evens some singer tips if you wish...For example I reccomend to drink lots of water. Avoid drinking sodas so often! Always warm up. Vocal exercises. Try drinking this natural "clear the throat" remedy: Water, Lemon Juice, Salt,

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