Take the definition of the type of voice before the start of serious practice singing. Otherwise, you risk severely impair your vocal performance unsuitable for you exercise and parties. It is best when determining the vote to consult with the teacher, so as to adequately hear ourselves singing without proper experience it is quite difficult. Even if you plan to do yourself as an Amateur, sign up for one or two classes to a specialist to determine the timbre of the voice.
Find out tessiturnyh endurance of his voice. This concept means the extent to which suits you the specific pitch of the notes. This is determined by the stamina through the execution of the works with a different tessitura - the pitch of the notes in relation to your vocal capabilities. Pick yourself or ask the teacher to choose some works with a wide range of used notes. If you have not yet learned to read music, you can sing using role model records already existing artists, and also to focus on the music and the pitch of the notes in it. But even if you were able to perform the work as a whole, it does not mean that all the notes fit to your voice. An experienced teacher will be able to mark the moments when you are not able to sing in your normal voice and go to falsetto. Also you should observe what range you sing more comfortable and have less strain your vocal cords.
Find out the timbre of your voice. Timbre is the qualitative characteristic of voice, which is given according to the subjective feeling of the listener. For one type of voice, for example, tenor, tone - sonorous, soft and thick. Depending on this distinguished subtypes of voices - lyric, dramatic, distinctive tenor. From the set of indicators that your music teacher will be able to conclude what type of voice you possess.