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Are We A Good Fit?
If you’re new around here, you’re probably trying to figure out whether we’re a good fit to help you learn how to sing or get better at it.
When you chose a Vocal Coach to work with, make sure you check these 3 things:
- The Style they specialize in is the same as the songs you sing most often
- They have an adequate level of Experience for the goals you’d like to achieve
- You’re given Peace Of Mind if anything goes wrong
Check out the video and find out if we’re a good match for you.
Also, please scroll through the rest of the page. You’ll find a lot of information, such as the content of our Singing Lessons, Pricing, Availability, Location, Reviews and much more.
And if you’d like to learn with us, just take the first step and click on one of the orange buttons on this page to book your phone consultation, it’s FREE!
Singing Lessons At A Glance
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What you’ll learn at lesson
Our top priority is for you to understand our your voice works. We’ll make sure you master the essential vocal techniques that will make your singing a truly special experience and allow you to explore the full potential of your voice.
All our Singing Lessons are obviously customised on your specific needs and current level (read the "Singing Lessons In Detail" section below for more info). Areas you can expect to focus on include:
- High notes (sing with less tension)
- Boost your confidence
- Vocal range extension
- Vocal projection
- Pitch accuracy
- Vocal agility (sing vocal licks and runs)
- Register awareness
- Diaphragmatic technique (how to breath for singing)
- Performance skills
- Preparing the body for singing
You’ll have the option to work towards a performance, which is always a very exciting experience (please note that live performances will resume as soon as it is safe to organize public performances again).
You will get continuous support throughout your journey, during your Singing Lesson and in between sessions. You will receive all the singing exercises practised at lesson in Mp3 format via email. And your Vocal Coach will always be just a text or email away if you have any questions.
Singing Lessons In Detail
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Our Singing Lessons for Beginners will provide you with an excellent foundation to help you understand how your voice works and learn how to sing with confidence. At one point, we were beginners just like you. We know how it feels when your voice doesn’t do the things you’d like it to do. How frustrating when the songs you love to sing don’t sound as good as you wish. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. With the right guidance, everybody who wants it badly enough can sing! You’ll start enjoying singing on an entirely different level and have lots of fun in the process.
A Singing Lesson for Beginners typically starts with a short physical warm-up to relax the body, followed by a range of breathing and vocal techniques. All exercises are tailored to your individual needs. We will also help you pick the right songs to translate the techniques you’ve learnt into practice, amongst all the songs that suit your style, music taste and voice type.
Our Singing Lessons for Beginners take place in a very relaxed environment where we aim to build your vocal skills and confidence as quickly as possible. We teach out of our studio in Lee Green – South East London (UK) or online. Our studio is located near public transport. We’re equipped with industry standard microphones, vocal rig, recording facilities and wi-fi access.
Suitable For: Absolute Beginners & singers with limited experience or very basic technical knowledge. Adults & children aged 8+
Our Singing Lessons for Intermediate Singers will help you broaden your technical knowledge. You’re at the stage where you’ve spent some time working on your vocal technique. You know how to produce a sound with a balanced attack, can easily project your voice, sing in tune and have no trouble with pitch. You can access most of your vocal range without struggle. And breathing with your diaphragm while singing is now second nature. Things get really exciting, it’s now time to take things up a notch, as you might want to start tackling more challenging songs! This is where our Singing Lessons for Intermediate Singers come into play.
(BTW, if you feel like you haven’t mastered one of more of the elements mentioned above, you might want to have a look at our Singing Lessons For Beginners).
Our lessons will help you:
- Consolidate your breathing and vocal technique
- Develop vocal register awareness
- Work on vocal placement
- Improve your vocal delivery
- Recognise and use different tone qualities
In other words, you’ll gain a singing technique good enough to allow you to sing beautifully whilst keeping your voice safe. You’ll be able to use your chest and head voice (or modal and falsetto registers) whenever suitable and appropriate. You’ll learn how to use the cavities in your body and skull to enhance the resonance of your voice. And you’ll explore and use the nuances of your voice to deliver amazing renditions of your favourite songs.
Our Singing Lessons for Intermediate Singers are aimed at all those students who are determined to master their singing. Our ultimate goal for is to get you on the right path to fulfilling your singing potential.
We teach out of our studio in Lee Green – South East London (UK) or online. Our studio is located near public transport and is a very relaxed environment where we aim to build your vocal skills and confidence as quickly as possible. We’re equipped with industry standard microphones, vocal rig, recording facilities and wi-fi access.
Suitable For: Singers proficient with the basic singing and breathing techniques. Adults & children aged 8+
We offers 4 different types of Singing Lessons for Advanced Singers:
- Technique Based
- Audition Prep
- Recording Studio Prep
- Repertoire Based
Here is a detailed description of what each type of lesson entails.
- The TECHNIQUE BASED Sessions are Singing Lessons designed to help singers overcome specific technical challenges.
If you’re struggling to overcome a technical challenge or feel rusty and need to refresh a specific vocal or breathing technique, you might want to focus your attention on the causes that are preventing you from achieving your desired vocal delivery. Typical examples of techniques covered include vocal relaxation techniques that will help you access the top of your range with ease, vocal agility techniques that will allow you to increase pitch accuracy through quick music phrases (think the vocal licks sung by Christina Aguilera or Stevie Wonder). Or breathing techniques to sustain long notes without running out of breath. Sometimes all you need to become a better singer are a few tweaks and a little help from an experienced vocal coach.
- The AUDITION PREP Sessions will help you learn the principles of an effective performance to impress your audience.
When it comes to auditioning, more than just a trained voice comes into play. Whether you’re auditioning to join a band or get a part, you typically have a limited amount of time to make a first great impression. So while a well-trained voice is an essential pre-requisite, space awareness, stage technique, eye contact and microphone technique are all fundamental elements you also need to be proficient in. Want to maximise your chances of success? We have the experience and knowledge to transform you into an accomplished performer and allow you to face your next audition with 100% confidence in your performance ability.
- With the RECORDING STUDIO PREP Sessions, you will get the knowledge and confidence to lay down some stunning vocals.
Singing in a recording studio requires a specific skill set and approach, in order to achieve the perfect result in terms of execution and sound. Technique, confidence and focus are all necessary ingredients to record a great vocal take, and we can help you develop all of them, teaching you how to expressively sing your songs on-pitch, with good tone and stamina, evaluate your tracks and fix errors. We’ll also get you up to speed with studio jargon and teach you the basics of effects such as delay, reverb and compression. This will simplify the communication with your sound engineer and massively help in practical situations such as getting the right headphone mix, enhancing the natural qualities of your voice and giving directions during the final stages of your vocal tracks’ mix.
Your vocals are going to be the focal point of your songs, we can prepare you to get a flawless result.
- With the BUILD YOUR REPERTOIRE Sessions we’ll help you select and master the right songs to build a killer repertoire for any occasion.
There are situations where having the right repertoire can make or break a deal. These include approaching promoters and venues to get gigs, a manager or an entertainment agency for representation or deciding the playlist for your own demo. We can help you select the right songs, place them in the most effective order and help you master each of the songs with specific vocal techniques and stylistic guidance, to maximise your chances of success.
We teach Singing to kids aged 8+. We keep things playful whilst helping our little students learn new skills and reinforce their confidence.
We can help prepare for Grades and are DBS checked (certificate available upon request)
We offer Online Singing Lessons to all those students who cannot physically attend at our studio, or simply prefer to learn from the comfort of their home.
We are equipped with ultra-fast fibre broadband, pro microphone, mixing desk and HD webcam. Lessons will run smoothly with excellent sound and video quality, as long as your system meets the minimum system requirements.
We teach on Zoom, Skype, Facetime and WhatsApp.
Suitable For: Students of any level, from beginner to advanced. Adults & children aged 8+
We are very confident you will enjoy our Singing Lessons. But if for any reasons we don’t meet your expectations, we are happy to refund 100% of your fee. Just let us know after your first lesson and fill in a short survey so we can understand how to do better next time. It’s really as simple as that!
What Our Students Say
“Each lesson is fun, hard work, informative, and inspirational. I leave with a spring in my step and looking forward to practising what I have learned”
“Had my first singing lesson with Max. Managed to improve my voice in under an hour!”
“When I first told Max what I believed my issues were we immediately got to work and quickly I was reaping the benefits. Could not recommend him any higher!”
“Since I started 1-2-1 lessons with Max, I feel more confident and enjoy singing even more. I’ve learned how to control my breathing and I’ve explored a range of notes I would have never thought I could”
“I saw massive improvements in my voice and would recommend Max to anyone who is learning how to sing”
“We saw a significant improvement after sessions with Max and would strongly recommend him to other singers who want to improve their technique, voice and performance skills”
“Max is an excellent teacher who also makes learning to sing fun”
“Used the vocal coaching last night for a re-cap on how to sing, as I felt like I had lost my way a little. Max was really helpful in putting me back on track”
Pricing, Location And Availability
Meet Your Vocal Coach
Max Bonanno is a professional vocal coach based in London (UK). Graduated in “Pop Music Performance” at Vocaltech (now BIMM), Max helps students develop their vocals skills and confidence. He enjoys working with singers of all levels, from absolute beginners to professionals.
Max’s singing classes provide his students with the confidence and knowledge required by today’s music industry and cover a variety of subjects ranging from Vocal and Breathing Techniques to Recording Technique and Auditon Preparation.
Max also teaches kids and young adults at The Conservatoire in Blackheath and Thomas Tallis in Kidbrooke. And sings and plays the keyboard in a busy function band that has performed in some of the most prestigious venues across the UK over the last 10 years.
You can Follow Max On Instagram where he regularly shares Tips and Techniques for Singers
Study Singing With Us In 3 Easy Steps
If you’d like to learn to sing with us, there are 3 simple steps to take:
Click on the “Book A FREE Consultation” button to request a callback on your preferred day and time. That’s the perfect opportunity to discuss your needs and goals, and ask any questions you might have. If we’re a good fit for each other we will move on to the next step.
We love to think we make an impact on the lives of our students, by providing them with first class tutoring. But for us, that’s just a starting point. We think the overall experience is taken to another level when teacher and student work together towards a goal. And that you can really enjoy your passion for singing to the fullest when you have all the means to achieve that goal. For this reason we’ve decided to do things a bit differently and to get to know our 1-2-1 singing students before we embark on a journey of transformation with them.
We are based in Lee Green SE12, in South East London. We’re less than 15 min by train from London Bridge Station. And just a short bus ride from Hither Green, Blackheath, Lewisham, Greenwich and Eltham.
We also teach online on Zoom, Skype, FaceTime and WhatsApp for all those students who cannot attend in person.
Consistency is key. As long as you’re dedicated, have a regular practice routine, are passionate about singing and determined to improve, results will come pretty fast. A few weeks are often enough to start experiencing considerable improvements in your singing.
We teach all levels, including absolute beginners.
Yes, we teach kids aged 8+. We are DBS checked. Certificate available upon request.
If you need to cancel or rearrange, please give us a 48-hour notice or lessons will be charged in full.
Ask Us A Question
We’ve done our best to make this webpage as informative as we could. But nobody is perfect and we understand you might still have some unanswered questions. If that's the case you’ve got 3 options:
2. Live Stream
Every Thursday at 6:00pm GMT, Max Bonanno from Sonic Crew will stream a live Singing Lesson on Facebook and YouTube. It’s a great opportunity to get a feel for Max’s teaching style. Also, every session ends with a Q&A, where you’ll be able to get an answer to all of your questions.