Singing Lessons, Choirs | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring
- Qualifications: T.O.S.C.A Certification from The NZ Voice Lab & Atlas Voice, Bachelor of Music majoring in Performance Jazz (Voice) from NZSM.
- Pricing: $50 p/h (students/unwaged) or $60 adults. Half hour lessons are available by request.
- Styles: Commercial and Contemporary Music including Pop, Jazz, R & B, Soul, Folk and Singer/Songwriter styles.
- Suitability: 8 years and above. Beginners to Professionals.
Miriam is a professional Vocal Coach and performer specialising in Commercial and Contemporary music (CCM) which includes Pop, Jazz, Funk, Soul, R&B, EDM, Folk and Singer/Songwriter styles. She has a Bachelor of Jazz Performance (Voice) from the New Zealand School of Music and has a T.O.S.C.A Certification from the renowned Voice Lab NZ and Atlas Voice NZ.
Engaging sessions are held from a studio in Wellington South and students receive coaching oriented around their personal goals, with an overall focus on developing vocal health, flexibility, individuality and musicianship. With her ‘come as you are’ attitude Miriam invites an open and honest relationship with her clients. She understands that singing well is about great technique and craft, but it’s also about being free to express yourself at any age and stage!
Understanding the physiological demands required of the CCM vocalist, vocal pedagogy is derived from a sound knowledge of current singing science with particular consideration to developing flexibility and musicianship.
Music theory, ear training and use of technology are taught in a practical manner.
All students are encouraged and challenged with performance opportunities available after a minimum of 2 terms of lessons.
With a passion to help people move forward who may have been experiencing difficulty/frustration growing their vocal potential due to undiagnosed issues, Miriam has a trusted network of specialists including Otolaryngologists, Physiotherapists, Voice Pathologists and ENT’s in New Zealand who have the experience level required to work with singers if further investigation is required.