Paola is a highly-experienced vocal teacher and coach with over 15 years of professional experience, in a variety of educational establishments as well as with private clients inside and outside of the music industry. Paola can be found working a variety of projects, from community based to the professional, choirs and at music institutions throughout Europe. Paola also facilitates and runs vocal workshops and international masterclasses.
As well as the focus on performance, singing lessons can teach you to communicate musically and be a creative self-sufficient performer, whether you choose to work with a band or with backing tracks. Tuition with Paola combines technical and stylistic performance with the opportunity to acquire a range of essential practical skills in harmony and ear training, songwriting, arranging, and music technology.
Skills to be learnt with Paola can include:
Breathing and support
Improving range and power
Agility including "licks" and "adlibs'
Tone quality and variety
Pitching and control
Vocal performance - phrasing, expression, dynamics
Skype/zoom lessons also available
Paola's broad experience has seen her working with all kinds of vocalists, both professional and amateur, helping students progress students with one to one vocal coaching, tour and performance preparation, artist development. Whether you are looking to work on improving your technique, confidence, breathing, stage craft or even just looking to perfect your pronunciation, Paola can help.
Paola also works for music industry clients as a Vocal Producer: assisting singers during the recording process, equipping them to deliver their best recorded performances.
Paola teaches in her native English, in French (fluent, bi-lingual) and also in Spanish fluent, bi-lingual, half- Venezuelan).
Lessons are available in Bordeaux and London, at her home in the Dordogne or by ZOOM.