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    I teach you how to sing your favorite songs with a good vocal technique

    Hello, it's Rita, your voice teacher!

    No matter which level you might be, you will learn the theory about body and voice anatomy, ear training, diction, body language, performance, audition/competition preparation, as well as understanding sound production.

    Defining bad habits, removing vocal weaknesses are both mandatory to anyone willing to work on its voice development, perfect resonance, and technique progress.

    Remember that singing is natural, and the sound produced by the vocal cords is carried on the breath. This is the technique of ‘bel canto’ which means beautiful singing.

    Each lesson is divided into 3 main parts:
    • Breathing exercises, correct posture reminder, and stretching mobility
    • Warm-up exercises to stretch the vocal muscles: starting with a single-note, interval, and scale using pure vowels, words, and song phrases. Humming, straw, lip rolls, vocal sirens, Plenty of exercises tailored based on your level, ensuring never to make you feel bored of this essential routine
    • 3rd part is usually the fun part where you apply all the basics into a song study and interpretation. We agree on the choice of your repertoire, pitch, and rhythm, try to sing-along with the original song, Acappella, acoustic, and karaoke.

    On monthly basis, I offer group masterclasses and publish on my blog topics related to the life of a singer and musician, in the categories of art, wellness, nutrition, psychology, therapy, along with interviews.

    With more than 11 years of experience in music academies and online, I teach students teenagers and adults up to 65 years old, music genres such as pop, pop-opera or crossover, soul, R&B, rock, musical theater, and of course classical as it is my specialty where I attended masterclasses, workshops and opera studios around the globe.

    I look forward to singing with you!

    Extra information

    Online, fair internet connection, flexible schedule, convenient location, basic video and audio device

    Location

    At teacher's location: Montreal, QC, Canada
    Online via webcam

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    General info

    Skills:

    Age:

    Children (7-12 years old)
    Teenagers (13-17 years old)
    Adults (18-64 years old)

    Student level:

    Beginner
    Intermediate
    Advanced

    Duration:

    30 minutes
    45 minutes
    60 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English, French, Arabic, Italian

    About Me

    I am a soprano Opera singer and voice teacher in music academies as well as covering private lessons since 2011.
    As of March 2020, I've switched to ONLINE lessons due to the pandemic.
    My teaching method is 'Bel Canto' for crossover, pop, classics and jazz, as well as 'Complete Vocal Technique' for rock and metal.
    The lesson mainly focuses on the technique, breath management, and body language.
    My students' age range varies from 7 to 35 years old.
    I also prepare students for entrance exams, auditions to TV shows and competitions.
    The sessions can be covered in the following languages: English, Arabic, French and Italian.

    Education

    ● 2018 - Present Day Arax Chekijian (Bel Canto technique, Prof. Tatevik Sazandarian)
    ● 2019 MIAL Master Internazionale di Avviamento Lirico, Varna
    ● 2017 - 2018 Acting and Performance workshops, Beirut
    ● 2013 - 2017 Ecole des Arts Ghassan Yammine - affiliated with Aix-En-Provence
    and Birmingham City University in UK
    ● 2005 - 2013 Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music

    Experience / Qualifications

    ● From March 2020, I've been teaching online.
    My interactive private voice lesson program is a weekly one-on-one instruction taught via Zoom, Skype, Google meet, WhatsApp video call, for beginners, aspiring singers, of all ages.
    ● From September 2011 'till Present day: Voice lessons and basic piano, private teaching
    and in academies such as Elias Rahbani music academy, Mozart Chahine with German affiliation, Rock'n'Bach with Trinity affiliation
    ● TV appearances in guest musical shows at world music day and opera themes
    ● Music Hall opera show
    ● Weddings and dinner events at Lebanese prestigious halls such as Casino du Liban, Biel, and wedding venues

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