Trinity London College Diploma with distinction in Music Practice-Performing
TSA (The Songwriting Academy) Songwriting and Music Production 1 year course
BIM- Master Performance Course in Music Practice-Performing
Contemporary Rhythmic Music program 2 years (Jazz, Improvisation,Scat)
Latvian Music Academy 2 years of the Degree in Classical singing
Pop, Soul, Hip-Hop/ Rap, R'n'B , Jazz , Funk, Rock, Latin and more.
Beginners to Advanced
Nika is an award-winning singer, songwriter and an experienced Vocal coach. For the past 15 years she has been teaching people of all age groups, from signed artists to complete beginners. Her main teaching method is based on Speech Level Singing (SLS), founded by Seth Riggs, an American vocal coach, who's students have included Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Ray Charles, Dusty Springfield to name a few. Her vocal mentor -TV coach Joshua Alamu had a pleasure to work with Seth Riggs himself and is currently coaching such Major artists as Little Mix, Fleur East, Louisa Jonson, JP Cooper to name a few.
The main focus in Nika’s teachings is on a balance of the voice as a whole, without breaks and flips, with great breath control, larynx stability and healthy vocal cords closure. She teaches variety if styles: Soul, Funk, R'b'B, Gospel, Power Pop, Indie/Rock and Jazz improvisation.
Nika has been professionally involved in the music industry for the past 20 years,11 of them in UK. After she has been signed with a Latvian Major Label this has been a combination of experiences in Live Performances, TV appearances, Studio Sessions and Songwriting. The singer-songwriter has released two successful Pop-R’n’B solo albums in three languages and have been featured on multiple tracks. She became a Mentor for younger artists shaping their talents and helping them to reach their true potentials, which resulted in their very successful carriers.
Nika’s career highlights include performances as a support vocalist for Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child and Emeli Sandé alongside Bruno Mars, Craig David, Leona Lewis and as a part of a house band for Mariah Carey at The Nobel Awards.The singer has reached UK X Factor “Top 50” Bootcamp stage and was a three times Eurovision finalist in her native Latvia.
She is an active member of the international community of world class session musicians and singers and is leading a few successful music projects, supplying Live Shows for venues and events.
Nika teaches 1on1 singing lessons, groups up to 3 in her Acton Studio and bigger groups in School/College setup.
SET YOUR VOICE FREE!
Learn how to stretch it smoothly and without tension, throughout the whole range. Effortlessly reach high notes, get rich lows and the main thing, which is learning how to naturally use a speech level mid register.
· enrolment in music courses
· studio sessions
· live sessions
Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced singer, you will improve in the following key areas :
· Dynamic posture, breath control and support
· Tone control and variety (from breathy tone to POWER)
· Singing in tune
· Groove, phrasing and feel
· Range extension (whistle practice)
· Getting over bridges/breaks
· Agility, which includes licks, riffing, ad-libbing etc.
· Being Understood (articulation, pronunciation, diction)
· Stage technique
Introductory Lesson: £25x40 min
BLOCK LESSONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DISCOUNTED FEE
To secure the booking the payment has to be made in advance by transfer or cash. 24 hours cancelation policy applies.
“I’m happy to share my knowledge and music industry experience. My task here is to make you independent learners. So go be curious and daring, but patience and consistency is key. Work on sustaining the excitement about the steps forward towards your stronger self. I’ll do my bestest to help you find and shape your own unique voice.”
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00
Fee (40 minutes): £25.00
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