Focus Areas: Advanced Vocal Technique / Styles / Studio
Ronja Petersen is a recognized expert in applied vocal technique. As the head of the vocal department of the Modern Music School, she develops the worldwide curriculum and trains teachers in the current forms of vocal instruction.
Ronja completed her vocal studies at the Musicians Institute in California. She then performed in the Los Angeles music scene for several years, had shows for example at the House of Blues, Whiskey a Go Go and Hotel Café, before devoting herself entirely to her work as a vocal coach and voice trainer.
Since then Ronja has been an extremely popular vocal coach. She works with professional musicians, shows them how to perfect their voices and keep them healthy on tour. She also uses her in-depth knowledge as a consultant to explore the visual aspect of reading notes while singing. Ronjas goal is to help people develop the voice they have always wanted.
Focus Areas: Rock / Pop
Katerine Duska is a Greek-Canadian singer-songwriter. In 2018, her single Fire Away was selected for the television and radio campaign of Nescafé Canada. She also became known to a wide audience when she entered the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019 with her hit Better Love for Greece. The single was in the charts of more than 40 countries and in the Global Viral Top 50 on Spotify. Her characteristic dark and soulful voice earned Katerine the comparison to Adele and Amy Winehouse.
On stage, Katerine has worked with artists such as LP, Albin Lee Meldau, Tom Baxter, Yasmine Hamdan, Oddisee and Kadebostany and has performed at prestigious venues and festivals around the world.
Katerine also has extensive experience as a singing teacher and was coach and mentor at the successful television talent show “The Final Four” in Greece.
Focus Areas: Soul / R&B
After graduating with a First Class Honours Degree in Music Performance, Elize began her career in lead session vocals, backing vocals, songwriting and live performance in commercial, private and corporate settings. This includes working as a live backing vocalist for artists such as Gary Barlow, Ella Eyre and Jess Glynne, as well as participating in live sessions with artists such as Ariana Grande, Crystal Fighterʼs, Jack Penate, Don Diablo, The X-Factor and the new Elton John-Biopic Rocket Man.
In addition, Elize has made countless television and radio appearances including Radio 1ʼs Live lounge, The one show, Sunday Brunch and Tonight at the London Palladium.
Focus Areas: Soul / R&B / Pop
Music is her passion. As a professional musician from Houston, Texas, Brittani has performed with artists such as Beyoncé, Kanye West, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys and many more on the world’s greatest stages and arenas. In 2019, she was on tour with us in Germany for the third time. Most recently, she accompanied Cee-Lo Green on his world tour and was recognized by Casio as a “New Brand Ambassador”. No matter when or where, Brittani loves to make music and perform to inspire her fellow people for music.
Focus Areas: Rock / Pop / Jazz
Tanja Kührer is an experienced voice and singing trainer who teaches a large number of students of all ages. She also frequently works with commercially successful singers and supports them in maintaining a strong and healthy voice during their demanding daily lives on tour and in the recording studio.
Tanja began her vocal training in London, where she studied singing and performance at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP). During her time in London, she strengthened her skills in stylistics and improvisation.
She then completed a dual course of studies in jazz singing and IGP (instrumental and vocal pedagogy) at the Vienna Music Institute in Vienna. She gained knowledge about techniques such as the Complete Vocal Technique or Speech Level Singing.
Tanja already discovered her love for teaching and coaching during her own studies. When she is not playing concerts or writing songs, she trains students to become professionals.