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Learn how to sing jazz/pop, Improve your vocal technique

Singing lessons offered from experienced singer/vocal coach for every level.
I am Meriç and I hold a bachelor and a masters degree in Jazz voice.
If you want to learn how to sing in various styles or to improve your vocal technique. I am that person you are looking for :)

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Turkish

About Me

Meric was born in 1993, in the city of Ankara. She started studying music at the age of 7 at Sevda Cenap And Music Foundation. In 2012, he enrolled in Hacettepe University Conservatory and majoring in Jazz Vocal. She had studied Jazz vocal techniques with various artists including Yildiz Ibrahimova, Aydin Kahya, Meltem Ege and Randy Esen. In April 2014, she took a part in Kosovo Turkish Jazz Week. In July 2015, she was on the Fenerbahce Khalkedon stage with The Roots of Jazz for Istanbul Jazz Festival Young Jazz concerts. In the same year, he attended Berklee Umbria Jazz Workshop at Perugia, Italy and studied vocal techniques and improvisation under Dennis Montgomery III, Nedelka Prescod. In addition, after the workshop, he gave a concert at Umbria Jazz Festival. He also attended Pulawy Jazz workshop in 2016. She was also a part of Istanbul Jazz Festival in 2017 . After her graduation, she started working at Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory as an instructor. In 2018 September she started her master of music education in Codarts Rotterdam. She is still performing in various festivals and projects.

Education

Bachelor of Jazz studies in Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory
Master of Music degree (Jazz vocal) in Codarts University of Arts Rotterdam /The Netherlands

Experience / Qualifications

9 years experience of singing professionally
7 years experience of teaching
1 year experience of teaching as an instructor at Hacettepe University.

Reviews (3)

Meric is a great teacher! I wouldn't have been able to improve my singing without her. She found my weaknesses in singing and we focus on improving them.
Meric is really good for having voice control training,she knows what she is doing and giving safe feeling, absolutely recommended.
Great guidance, beautiful voice and lots of fun! Thank you Meric :)
Hello! I am Meric jazz singer - musician - vocal coach and public speaking trainer. If you want to train your ear and sing those fancy notes, there is always an easy way to do that. But of course practice is vital. This class requires basic musical skills. So be sure that you are able to repeat (sing) that you hear.

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