One of the best ways to make sure the congregation stops singing is to use a song with a really, really wide vocal range. You know, the kind that almost always features an octave jump in the middle.
While writing a song in a large vocal range is fine musically, it’s murder on worship leaders. The sad truth is that 99% of worship leaders and congregants can’t sing like these vocal phenoms.
Over the past five years I’ve seen more and more songs that incorporate the octave-jumping technique. They are typically written by high-profile worship leaders with massive vocal ranges…
Here are some practical ways to deal with songs that are written in too wide a vocal range.
Tim shares four tips for dealing with those songs that require huge vocal ranges. Check it out here.