Vocal Coach Monica Siu

Monica Siu is a Certified Trained Vocal Instructor and Professional Musician.

As a working musician, Monica understands the challenges of being a professional singer and while playing an instrument. She applies professional training and practical experience to remedy different vocal issues and teach relevant skills in a respectful, supportive manner. Monica is a go-to vocal coach used by numerous industry professionals who want to refine their voice and sing their style!

Her clients have gone to earn/win nominations for the Junos, Canadian Country Music Awards and recently won three (3) 2015 BC Country Music Association awards.

As a former Certified Speech Level Singing™ Teacher for 8 years, Monica became the 2nd Certified Teacher in Canada. She spent almost 10 years studying with some of the world’s best vocal teachers including Entertainment Giant Seth Riggs, Grammy Winning Songwriter Wendy Parr, and Greg Enriquez. Monica is thankful for the positive life and career changing impact of the Speech Level Singing ™ Method. She has also pursued independent Vocal Science studies with North American and also local Vancouver Physicians, Researchers, Medical Professionals which form the basis her approach to teaching. Other significant Vocal and Musical training have come from respected local Vancouver Teachers. Monica continues to pursue studies which enhance her expertise.

Who We Work With

Monica has had the privilege of working with industry musicians, management companies, and record labels to develop vocal talent and musicians for the last 10 years She has also taught College level for 8 years, and has a passion for teaching students of all levels who come into her studio. Her professional client roster includes: Universal Music’s Wes Mack, Bailey Way Entertainment’s Award Winning Producer/Songwriter Jeff Johnson, Actress Janina Gavankar (The Mysteries of Laura, The L Word, True Blood) Emanuel Sandhu (2 Time Olympian, 3 Time World Skating Champion, Dancer), CMA Award Winner/TOP 40 BDS Canadian Country Music Charts Chris Buck (Chris Buck Band), Ray Gibson, Rod Black/Jet Black Stare and more.

More About Monica

In addition to working as a Vocal Coach, Monica is a Jazz Pianist, Band Leader, Singer, Arranger, Composer, Songwriter and Producer. Although she has Adult Contemporary/Singer-Songwriter roots, over the years she has expanded her music. Currently her experience spans all genres: Jazz, Latin Jazz, Blues, RNB, Funk, Rock, Pop, Electronic Music, Classical, Traditional, Christian Contemporary etc. She plays for 2 local Jazz Big Bands, continues to compose and perform regularly with her own MONICA SIU Shades of Jazz Ensemble, bringing her unique brand of Jazz, Latin Jazz, Jazz Funk/Pop to corporate and private events.

Monica has also acted as Producer/Editor for CD recordings. She is experienced in In Studio Vocal Coaching for recording sessions, does Instrumental Arranging, Consulting and Seminars for Bands and Organizations, and Co-writes with clients.

Services

Certified Trained Vocal Instruction, In Studio Vocal Coaching, Producer Services, “Work for Hire” Writing, Reviewing Melodies, Chord Chart Writing, Parts Arrangements, Composition, Commissioned Pieces, Band Leading (Instrumental and Choral), Co-writing, Session Playing/Singing, Music Consultation (Individual, Group/Band, Church etc). Contact Monica Siu to learn more or set up an appointment.

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