Style: World; Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Gospel; Rock; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Singing Teacher, Vocal Studio Owner
Bio: Alida has been singing for over 20 years and is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a major in music. She has studied voice with several vocal master instructors worldwide, including Seth Riggs, Wendy Parr, Jeffrey Skouson, and Greg Enriquez. Alida is a Level 3 Certified Voice Teacher with the Institute for Vocal Advancement, an international vocal education organization. She was also certified to teach Speech Level Singing technique in 2008 and has studied the SLS technique for over 10 years. Alida has regular singing lessons with her singing teacher Spencer Welch and attends vocal pedagogy educational events frequently. She has received radio play on CBC and many other top Canadian radio stations, and continues to perform as both a singer and actor. Alida sings all genres of music and has studied opera and classical singing but also has made contemporary pop recordings. Alida has been a vocal coach and piano teacher for over 7 years. Teaching from 2 vocal studios in Vancouver as well as on Skype, many of her students have gone on to star in hit TV series’, motion pictures and record albums. Her vocal studio is growing every year with clients from not only Vancouver but across Canada and internationally. Just recently she has launched an open mic for singers of all levels called “Broadway on Broadway” which gives an outlet for those people who want to start to perform live on stage in front of a supportive audience.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: World; Pop; Opera; Jazz; Folk; Gospel; Rock; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program