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Amsterdam Vocal Coaching specializes in private singing lessons and voice lessons. We offer in-person and online lessons. Tailored to your vocal needs and wishes. Book your lesson today!
Welcome at Amsterdam Vocal Coaching, founded by Expert Voice & Vocal Coach Martin Mol. We offer private singing lessons in Amsterdam and online. Learn to discover your full potential as a vocalist! Good vocal technique is very importance. It facilitates style, flexibility and stamina. In our lessons we train the voice intensively, resulting in voice you can depend on. You will soon notice improvement in the sphere of the range of your vocal, performance and musical possibilities. Voice and singing lessons for all levels and ages.
I am specialized in private voice and singing lessons, voice training and vocal coaching. I work with some of the best singers in the music industry. Including established artists and Musical stars. But also with countless beginners, actors and students. Our lessons are fun, accessible for anybody and increase the joy of singing! Experience it yourself and book your first appointment now!
In a private singing lesson we work on your technique. The range of your voice will expand and your voice will get stronger. You will learn to control your voice between head voice (high) and chest voice (low). You will learn to sing high notes easily and also to sing them firmly (to belt). We’ll also train multiple musical styles. Not leaving anything to chance in order to achieve technical and artistic mastery!
Right For You?
Training your voice is a personal matter. So there has to be a click with your coach. This increases the results in the time you are together with your coach and will boost your achievement level. Want to know what I can do for you? Schedule a free 15 minute online consultation via Zoom! This short consultation gives you an opportunity to share your thoughts with me before embarking on 1-hour sessions.
In addition to taking singing lessons in Amsterdam, it is also possible to take your lessons online. I’ve been working with online singing lessons and voice training for over 10 years – also great for warm-ups and last-minute check-ups!
You don’t need any special equipment for online singing lessons. A laptop or desktop (with webcam and audio function) and a steady internet connection will work absolutely fine for online singing lessons and vocal coaching via Zoom.
“ I’ve seen a lot of singing teachers in over thirty years, but I couldn’t find what I was looking for. A few minutes after meeting Martin Mol, I was in a weird, yoga-like pose with my arms spread and my tongue out of my mouth shouting ‘Beep, beep!’ I knew: I found what I was looking for. ”
Angela Groothuizen (Vocalist & Judge for: The Voice of Holland, Holland's Got Talent) - Source: Veronica Gids
After my studies at the Rotterdam Conservatory I was looking for professional coaching, which I couldn’t find in the Netherlands. My passion for coaching was sparked in America. There I met vocal coaches who helped me decide to become a coach and mentor myself. I further specialized in giving singing lessons, voice lessons, vocal coaching and training.
I was trained as a teacher and as a performing vocalist. I have studied the art of singing and the science of teaching. Not all singing teachers do this. Some singing teachers can only sing well, but lack the tools to also teach well. I’m trained to work with any voice.
I am also familiar with the most commonly used methods and singing techniques. These include: Estill Voice Training (EVT), Complete Vocal Technique (CVT), Speech Level Singing (SLS), Bel Canto, as well as The Zen of Screaming, Pahn, Breathing Coordination and recent voice research. I constantly update my knowledge.
In addition, I have many years of experience with various voice types. In addition, we train the whole body. We look at your posture, breathing patterns, possible acoustical improvements and stylistic choices. When it concerns unwanted musculair tension, we don’t just look at the symptoms. We mainly look at the causes to create lasting changes.
Many have found that yes, everyone can (learn to) sing. Any healthy speaking voice can (learn to) sing and refine any genre. You can often do much more than you think you can with your singing voice! I work with singers and speakers of all ages and levels. Beginners, advanced and (semi) professionals.
There is no singing method that applies to every voice. I tailor my lessons to the goals, skills and needs of each individual. I will not impose a course plan or method on you – we focus on the result, not the method.
The approach differs per singing lesson. Your plans and goals determine the approach to further develop your voice. Like a trained athlete, a trained voice can handle a lot and that for a longer period of time. This with various stylistic options available, flexibility, power and expressiveness!
“After years of singing in the wrong way, it turned out that I had gotten nodules on my vocal cords. Martin not only taught me a healthy singing technique, but thanks to his coaching form of teaching my reach, confidence and performance have grown enormously. And the nodules have disappeared.
Martin’s lessons are structured, clear and work towards a specific goal. You will notice progress within a few weeks. And Martin is always available outside of the lessons. For example, previous to a big festival show I had woken up with a swollen throat. Martin was immediately available and he went through vocal exercises by phone to prepare me optimally physically and mentally (and the performance was a huge success!).
Martin immediately recognizes the condition of your voice, how you use it and where you want to work towards. He adapts his methode to this. In this way you will experience rapid growth within a short time.
I would highly recommend Martin to anyone. He is a singing coach and mental coach in one and I would not know where I would be as a singer without his lessons. If you want to develop your voice and sing better in a professional and healthy way, then you should definitely go to Martin. ”
Caroline Westendorp - ’The Charm The Fury’ | KINK
Frequently Asked Questions:
Training & Education
I am trained to be able to work with any voice. I also have many years of experience with various voice types. In addition, we strive to train the whole body in our singing and voice lessons. With muscle tension, we not only look at the symptoms, but also at the causes.
In addition, I strive for optimal progression through continuous training. See also the blog section on this site. Thanks to this strategy in terms of further training, I can serve a broad target group. As a vocalist you only need to know a fraction of the science behind the art to make progress in the short term!
You will receive a genuine analysis of your voice
I will not change your own unique style (unless you want me to of course…). My goal is to give you control over your voice by training efficient use of the voice. In your first voice lesson we will discuss your strengths and your weaknesses. Also as a result of a short voting test.
I use specific vocal exercises to address the areas for improvement in terms of voice use. In order to continue to make and experience progress, it is important that you know why you are training what. So that you can also practice focused and optimally between singing lessons.
You’re more than welcome to schedule a first, non-binding, private singing lesson. Both an online singing lesson and a private singing lesson in Amsterdam can be scheduled via the online agenda.
The rates for a first lesson appointment are the same as for a single lesson appointment. All first lesson appointments must be paid in advance. You will receive a payment request for this which you can easily pay via iDeal.
In our singing and voice lessons we deliberately do not work from one specific singing method or technique. We strive to work from all singing techniques! The technique that is considered the most effective and healthy is used in a lesson.
We know from experience that working from only one method has a limiting effect. Especially when you assume that each individual has different goals, expectations and learning styles in the vocal field.
That’s right, we give private singing lessons in all music styles. Jazz, Pop, Soul, Rock, Musical, Traditional and Classical vocalists are all very welcome! You learn to make the possibilities of your voice credible in the genre of your choice. In addition, it is also good to know that anyone with a healthy speaking voice can (learn to) sing any music genre.
We also like to work with you on different styles. If you want this of course. The big advantage of this is that it can give you more insight into the possibilities of your voice. In addition, it is also nice not to think in boxes, like: this is the only Classic setting and you should always sing Pop like that.
Yes, we do!
Amsterdam Vocal Coaching offers gift vouchers for singing lessons and voice lessons in Amsterdam and online! Simply order them online and receive them by post, or via e-mail as a PDF. Any number of lessons is possible.
The recipient can book his or her lesson(s) via the online agenda or contact us via e-mail. Please feel free to contact us for more information about our voice and singing lessons gift vouchers
Great question! The approach per singing teacher certainly differs. That is why it is important that you know what you want to improve at in the short term. Choose a singing teacher for this cause.
First, you should be able to determine whether a singing teacher is teaching singing technique, by actually demonstrating how to approach a particular passage technically, or whether he / she is primarily coaching stylistically. The latter mainly concerns someone who demonstrates the melody of a song and the stylistic choices used by the original artist.
Of the two, the singing technique teacher is the most important, because without the technical possibilities to be able to sound freely and clearly over your entire range, you are very limited in the material you can handle and you will also be able to make less stylistic choices.
A good singing technique singing teacher is difficult to find. Ask for a simple demonstration of the skills of the singing teacher himself – especially when it comes to connecting the registers – before you start taking lessons with the teacher in question. Let him / her audition!
As with all new skills you learn – such as a language or a sport – you will experience more improvement by training the new habit (s) as much as possible and regularly. Then you will be able to cut back on this regularity, but still be able to appeal to the new habits. A regular training schedule is the most important thing in learning any skill. Besides a good teacher, of course 🙂
Yes, for the most part. An online lesson contains the same structure and components as a lesson in the singing studio in Amsterdam.
The main difference with regular sessions is that in online lessons it is not always possible to receive musical accompaniment from the singing studio.
We have been teaching online classes for 12 years.
Online appointments for singing and voice lessons are easily scheduled via the online agenda on this site. You will receive the confirmation directly in your inbox. In this email you will find, in addition to the link to the Zoom meeting, the best audio settings in Zoom for online voice training. The confirmation by e-mail also contains tips in preparation for your lesson.
Appointments that are canceled within 48 hours before starting time will be charged in full, regardless of the reason. Out of honesty and integrity towards the teacher and the students, no exceptions can be made to this policy.