So how high should I sing?
Everybody has a singing range from the lowest note they can sing to the highest note they can sing.
Fact Number One!
The lowest note you can sing is usually about 3 or 4 semitones below the pitch you normally speak at.
How do I know the pitch I normally speak at?
If you have an iPad or iPhone, download our Speech Test App. It will tell you!
Here is the result for a ten year old who might be in Y6.
The numbers are Hertz. Hertz is a measure of frequency, or vibrations per second.
Fact Number Two
Most ten-year-old boys have voices in the mezzo-soprano range.
The mezzo-soprano range goes from the A below middle C (220 Hz) to the G an octave and a half above (784Hz). In England boys with this range are usually called “trebles”.
BUT you said these pages were about eleven to fourteen year olds!
Ah, yes. Go to the next page!