Music

How to Use Chord Voicing in Music

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Nov 2, 2021 • 5 min read

Whether you're a solo musician or part of a band, there are nearly limitless ways to play a chord. When you change the order that the notes of a chord appear in, or when you change what octaves the notes appear in, you produce different voicings of the chord tones. Embracing different chord voicing techniques can go a long way toward elevating the quality of your music.