- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
We work a lot on breathing techniques, explore different types of warm ups which helps expand the vocal range. We also work on diction, stage presence and performing skills.
I already had more than 200 students from all over the world.
Many of them took part in different vocal competitions, some of them have become vocal coaches themselves.
I'll be happy to see you at my lessons!
- Teaches students:
- Ages 7+
- Teaching since:
My name is Marina. I’m a vocalist. I was born in Saratov, Russia. My parents were classical musicians, that's why I grew up in music atmosphere. I graduated from a music school, also took classes at Theatre Faculty of Saratov Conservatory. After that I moved to Moscow where I entered Moscow College of Improvised Music.
When I started to take voice lessons myself, which was more than 15 years ago, I realized that this is what I'd love to do when I grow up: teach people how to sing! That was the moment when I started practicing a lot, learning more and more vocal warmups and exercises as well as studying vocal anatomy and pedagogy.
When I got accepted to Berklee College of Music, it has completely changed my life. It opened so many new horizons for me. I was performing a lot but I was even more happy and grateful when I was asked to assist at some classes and to teach the beginners.
The more I was doing that thing, the more excited I was.
So, today I can say that this is one of the best professions in the world. I've worked with more than 200 students all over the world, and I'm so happy to see their success. Many of them have their own bands now. Some of them took part in local and international vocal competitions. Many of them have become vocal coaches as well. I'm really a fan of what I do everyday. I'll be happy to welcome you to my lessons!
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Marina has helped me with my singing technique so much! I’m now singing in the professional choir and I couldn’t have done it without her
Marina is one of the most reliable, positive, encouraging teachers I had the chance to learn from. She is always professional, precise and a fantastic vocalist! Plus, it's a pleasure to work with her, she shines and make you feel like you can shine too!+ Read More
Marina is really my best teacher, she tought me not only learn the songs and sing, but also to work with a sound, breath, composition and be inside whole music. She gave me right music direction, and it was very important. So now, through the years, I am a professional singer with high professional music skill. Thank you, Marina!!!+ Read More
Marina was a very positive, encouraging and still rigorous instructor. Even for someone who has not had individual lessons before, I could immediately see the difference in the way my voice sounded after practicing the breathing exercises she assigned. Throughout our lessons, she built a custom learning program suited to my voice and not only encouraged and taught me how to use it, but also built my confidence that allowed me to tackle some greater vocal challenges. Not to mention that her personality as a teacher makes me want to keep studying: it is clear she is passionate and knowledgeable not only about singing but also about teaching.+ Read More
I love the way our lessons are structured. It is very comforting when student can just rely on teacher's professionalism and go with the flow : )
Marina is not only a lovely and caring person, but also an extraordinary musician who would take you on a fascinating journey with her high level of knowledge, patience and care.
I would highly recommend her to everyone despite of whether you are just curious about music and want to give it a try, you practice it as a hobby or you consider it as a primary focus in your professional life. One of the best musicians, people and teachers I’ve ever met and worked with.
I have had a few vocal teachers and Marina is by far the most professional and inspiring instructor to study from. Besides quite a remarkable college level teaching experience and a degree from Berklee, she is an accomplished performer. You can learn A LOT from her about pretty much all the aspects of the vocal technique and stage presence. And yet she is just a fun person to be around!+ Read More
Marina is a great vocal coach, knowledgeable and very patient. I improved tremendously while studying with her. What is more, Marina brings sparkles of joy whenever she is so you feel happier after every lesson.
I highly recommend Marina to those, who want to grow their vocal skills quickly and effectively. Besides, she's a fantastic vocal producer when you are recording your own material in the studio!