Reply To: pitch discrimination whoas
Have you tried using CDs or other recorded music with his class? I know using recordings isn’t always ideal for many reasons, but an example of a female adult singing might help him hear where his voice should be. Echoing patterns in this manner too might help. Glissandos, sirens, or other vocal exploratory exercises could give him a better idea of the full range of his voice. John Feierabend has a lot of great ideas in his books. I personally like to use a slide whistle or speaking songs that utilize the voice in multiple ways- high pitched and low pitched.
And I like the title of your post. . . it is a little “whoa,” isn’t it?