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Luca
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Luca
« Perfect! I feel like saying I found not only a teacher but a real mentor! Coco is a patient and open-minded woman and so empathetic that she was able to understand my artistical needs! As soon as she proposed me some exercises ,she was able to make me feel very comfortable! You can feel her experience in the music field by simply listening to her and by letting her guide you... If your goal is to become a better singer/artist,let her help you out! You'll be amazed! »
£60/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 6h
Lessons offered by Coco Mbassi
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Singing
  • Vocal Coaching
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Kids

Singing teacher & vocal coach - 20+ years' experience - London area

Methodology

Singing teacher with 20+ years of experience in the music industry offers private singing lessons with piano accompaniment and Skype lessons.

Styles catered for: musicals, gospel, jazz, pop, rock, soul, afro-caribbean, chanson, world, reggae etc...
Audition preparation
In-studio coaching (for album recording)

Ages:

12 - 120 for ladies (with written parental consent for minors)
16 - 120 for gentlemen (post-voice change)

Rates are:

60.00 GBP per hour;
85.00 GBP per hour and a half

Skype singing lessons worldwide:
45.00 GBP per hour, payable via Paypal

**First lesson is an informal chat via Skype to get to know each other and for me to understand students' needs.**

Background

Experience:

I have been giving singing lessons since 2001 in France and in the UK to students of all ages from 7-8 years old to full adults ; I have been leading workshops since 2001.


References: South Thames College, UK; Jigsaw Arts School, London, UK; Bodens Theatre School, UK; MAPs, UK; Maximum Dance Design, UK; Point Blank, London, UK; New Peckham Varieties, London, UK; Momboye Centre, Paris, FR; ATEN Theatre Company, Gennevilliers, FR; Erea High School, FR; Lesseps Primary School, FR; Daniel Féry Centre, Nanterre, FR; Conspiracy to Sing, Buncrana, Co Donegal, Ireland; Orpheus Centre, Rigas Ritmi Festival, Latvia; Bath Spa Uni, UK; Womad festivals (Adelaide, Australia; Reading, UK; Hlasohled, Prague

Accolades, awards and career highlights:

- 3 albums and 1 live tour DVD released
- Lead singer for Cirque du Soleil's show Totem (Royal Albert Hall, North American Tour)
- BBC World Music Awards 2002 nominee
- Winner of the German World Music Records Critics' Award 2001
- Winner of the Radio France Internationale Découvertes contest 1996
- Wild at Heart, ITV1, lead and backing vocals
- Africa Calling Live 8 concert (invited by Peter Gabriel/introduced by Angelina Jolie)

Rates

Transportation Fee : £10
Rate for online lessons : £45/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £295
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £550

Details

Free chat via Skype video during first lesson
Minimum package purchase is 5 lessons
Same day cancellation incurs full payment
Group rates to be discussed on a case by case basis
Studio vocal coaching (recording) also available - £120 per hour

Lessons offered by Coco Mbassi
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Singing
  • Vocal Coaching
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Kids

Coco Mbassi's CV

- 5 years of vocal training at Studio des Variétés in Paris (with Sarah Sanders & other teachers)
- Grade 2 Singing Certificate (Trinity and Guildhall)

Touring/live singing experience since 1991 as a backing vocalist for 10+ years, and as a lead singer since 1996

My lessons include vocal technique, posture, breathing, tuning and sound improvement.

Body/posture adjusting based on Alexander techniques

2 reviews on Coco Mbassi
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
Luca

Perfect! I feel like saying I found not only a teacher but a real mentor!

Coco is a patient and open-minded woman and so empathetic that she was able to understand my artistical needs!

As soon as she proposed me some exercises ,she was able to make me feel very comfortable!

You can feel her experience in the music field by simply listening to her and by letting her guide you...

If your goal is to become a better singer/artist,let her help you out! You'll be amazed!

Coco Mbassi's response

Luca is a lovely, polite young man with a beautiful voice and a lot of potential. He was punctual and we had a great time getting to know each other a little bit and assessing his vocal needs. I’m hoping he’ll come back for more lessons.

1 recommendation

Luca

I feel like saying I found not only a teacher but a real mentor! Coco is a patient and open-minded woman and so empathetic that she was able to understand my artistical needs! As soon as she proposed me some exercises ,she was able to make me feel very comfortable! You can feel her experience in the music field by simply listening to her and by letting her guide you... If your goal is to become a better singer/artist,let her help you out! You'll be amazed!

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