LOWER RANGE: Vocal Exercise Accompaniments

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ASCENDING through UPPER RANGE: These exercises start low and ascend by half step into your upper range. Allow your voice to stretch without forcing or straining. Only sing as far as it feels easy. It is not necessary to sing all the way to the end of the recording.

Down Five: 5-4-3-2-1
Down Five, two-at-a-time: 5-4, 4-3, 3-2, 2-1
Down Five, two-at-a-time, Up, Down Five: 5-4, 4-3, 3-2, 2-1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-1
Up, Down Nine: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Bounce: 1, 1-2-3, 3-4-5, 5-6-7, 7-8-9, 9-8-7, 7-6-5, 5-4-3, 3-2-1
Up, Down Four: 1-2-3-4-3-2-1
Down Arpeggios, Up, Down Nine: 8-7-5-4-2-1-8-9-7-5-4-2-1-8-10-8-5-3-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

DESCENDING through LOWER RANGE: These exercises start relatively low and descend by half step into your lower range. Allow your voice to stretch without forcing or straining. Only sing as far as it feels easy. It is not necessary to sing all the way to the end of the recording.

Down Five: 5-4-3-2-1
Down Five, two-at-a-time: 5-4, 4-3, 3-2, 2-1
Down Five, two-at-a-time, Up, Down Five: 5-4, 4-3, 3-2, 2-1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-1
Up, Down Nine: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Bounce1, 1-2-3, 3-4-5, 5-6-7, 7-8-9, 9-8-7, 7-6-5, 5-4-3, 3-2-1
Up, Down Four: 1-2-3-4-3-2-1
Down Arpeggios, Up, Down Nine: 8-7-5-4-2-1-8-9-7-5-4-2-1-8-10-8-5-3-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1