I am a vocal coach and singing teacher, singer-songwriter and music producer performing under the stage name Olandra. Estill Master Trainer ‘in the making’. Tutor at City Academy in London and Spotlights Theatre School.
I hold a Master’s Degree in Popular Music from the prestigious Goldsmiths, University of London and also studied Music at Manchester Metropolitan University. I trained in Estill Voice Model (with Anne-Marie Speed and Charlotte Shorthouse) and Speech Level Singing. This, alongside my performance experience and ongoing research into the voice science and technique, build the foundations of my teaching practice.
I have a vast array of experience, being a seasoned performer who toured extensively in Europe and the UK (including various renowned London venues such as Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, The Bedford, The Troubadour, POSK Jazz Cafe with my original music. I am a guest singer in many musical projects and worked as a session musician (British Council, Fender) collaborated in writing music for films and games (EMI) and MD’d for theatre plays. I write, arrange, record and produce my own music. I have experience working in recording studios, on both sides of the control room: as a sound-engineer, producer and performer. I am also an avid reader with a BA in English Literature and Linguistics and will gladly lose myself in a discussion on the meaning of song lyrics or how to get to a song’s core.
Hosting events is my passion, therefore am a the founder of Fusion of Arts and Apples & Pears Open Mic Night in London (UK), as well as Praski Wieczorek Artystyczny and Styk Sztuk in Warsaw (PL).
Having such a broad experience in all the different branches of the music industry, I can offer you the bespoke tuition that will be tailored to your needs.