VOICE SPECIALIST (MMus, BA Hons) in LONDON
A Soprano, Vocal Coach and Communication Skills Trainer with a glowing passion for human voice and 25+ years of experience, Maria offers premium tuition to private clients, cross-sector organisations and academic institutions in the UK and Europe incl. Goldsmiths University, HSBC, ILovetoBe Business & Education Consulting, The James Innes Group/CV Centre, The Home Office, Benslow Music, Deloitte etc.
A classically trained Singer & Pedagog (MMus) she specialises in Weddings and Funeral Services, twice earning the title 'Only Recommended Soprano Soloist in the UK' by UK BRIDES Magazine. She also provides all styles of backing vocals for recordings and live performances. She is an official supplier - soprano soloist - to Leverton & Sons Funeral Directors (Diana, princess of Wales, Queen Mother) The English Baroque Choir and Gospel TV talent show Time2Shine.
At her studio in South East London, Maria's Singing Lessons deliver Vocal Training and rehabilitation for professional and just-for-fun singers of all musical styles. Clients range from classical soloists and choristers to recording pop/folf/rock/rn'b artists, gospel singers and West End professionals. She is a visiting tutor on Goldsmith University's graduate & post graduate Music programmes and delivers workshops for choirs & course organisisers around the UK and is a member of the British Voice Association and AOTOS (Association of Teachers of Singing)
As a Voice Coach/Communications Skills Trainer (BA, English Linguistics) with a past in Business Management, Maria specialises in Leadership Skills & Career Coaching, Interview Preparation, Voice & Accent training, holistically addressing all aspects of effective communication. She is an in-house coach for self-development specialists CoreEvolve and for ILovetoB Business & Education Consulting, delivering training at some of Europe's leading business schools incl. HEC Paris, EM Lyon, Bucconi Milan, IE Madrid and Cambridge University.
As Senior Interview Coach & Writer for The James Innes Group/CV Centre, she coaches mainly Global Executives and have contributed to James Innes' - career guru and CEO - book 'The Interview Questions & Answer Book'. A frequently hired public speaker she also regularly gives talk e.g. for Talks That Transform & London Women Empowerment Group.