All individual voice classes are private. Group classes can also be booked for. Individual classes are once a week, an hour per class and for duration of three months per level. The levels are: beginners, intermediate and advanced. Fee is determined after an interview and audition is done for the applicant.
Applicants going for auditions, tours, recording and performance can also register with us for professional grooming.
We usually have a singing workshop and performance opportunities for all students on the last Saturday of every month.
Voice lessons cover the following topics and more: Breathing and breath control Posture work Vocal technique Music theory Ear training Call and response exercises Range expansion Vowel and consonants Diction exercises Lip trill or tongue trill/ vocal fry Filming and video playback to analyze performances Humming Vocal technique Identifying head voice and falsetto Legato singing Staccato singing Adding power to head voice and falsetto Increasing chest voice range Middle voice Different vocal sounds Chromatic scale Piano playing etc
A student may be required to attend the voice lessons of other students, as learning from the mistakes of others is a valuable tool.
All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable fee of N1, 000 for registration and N30,000 for the three-month voice training course. The teacher will determine your level i.e beginner, intermediate or advanced. See contact for payment details.
Author: Laura Etemah
Laura Etemah is a Nigeria/ UK trained an award-winning and full-time Musician, Music Teacher, Author, Vocal Coach and the Director of Lee Vocal Studios and Lee Ellie Music School. As the music woman who loves children and a highly sought-after Music Teacher for children, Laura is also a strong advocate for the music education of the Nigerian child.
More so, she has a passion for helping speakers, singers, musical artistes and aspiring vocalists of all styles and abilities, develop the full potential of their voices. The birth of Lee Vocal Studios came through as a result of this. Laura is also an expert in organizing fun and engaging music workshops for children in singing, piano, guitar, violin and recorder. Her multi-instrument playing skills has paved way for her in the music teaching business, making her a force to reckon with in the industry.
Laura uses the Nigerian, British and American curriculum in disseminating her music lectures and this is the reason why she is the most patronized music teacher in Nigeria and across West Africa.
Laura also teaches music to adults up to the age of 70! Proving to all that anyone can learn music so long as the interest, time and energy are there. The benefits of music are awesome and adults can rewire their brains for higher achievements and rejuvenate the abilities of the brain by taking music lessons.
In 2006, Laura won the the Star Quest Music Reality TV Show, with her band – Daccord; and went on a tour with Tu Baba, Tony Tetuilla, P-Square, The Natives and a host of other Nigerian music stars to the UK to perform at the MOBO awards. Her band, Daccord also went for a 10-city tour with a host of Nigerian music stars (Star Trek, 2006) and performed alongside Akon and LL Cool J at the Star Mega Jam, 2006.
In 2011, Laura was awarded by the ex-Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) for her successful NYSC music community projects carried out to benefit the secondary school students of the Surulere Community, in Lagos State, Nigeria. One of the projects included the audio and video recording of the popular song – Good People of Nigeria, which is mostly played on the 1st of October to commemorate the independence of Nigeria.
Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EOIdwOVtrc
Watch the video documentary of my NYSC projects here:
Laura is also well known for her bestselling book, Sing Like a Superstar, which has helped many singers, artistes, choristers, musicians, producers and choir directors to discover the true potential of their voices. The book is also accompanied by a downloadable voice training CD that has proved to build the voices of thousands of singers.
In 2011, Laura became the first African woman to obtain a Master of Arts in Music Production from Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom. She also holds a first degree in Geology from Delta State University, Abraka –Nigeria; and a number of diplomas in music.
Laura has worked in several recording studios, taught and is still teaching music privately and in many nursery, primary and secondary schools. Laura is also very much in the business of training groups of singers and choristers.
Laura is currently based in Lagos-Nigeria, teaching music production, instrument and singing classes.
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