Rita Hokayem: Your Voice Teacher
This is the official website of Rita Hokayem, a soprano opera singer and voice teacher with over
13 years of experience, currently based in Montreal.
Rita teaches students of all ages (children, teens, and adults) and levels, whether you are a self-taugth with a simple passion for music, a beginner or a professional singer.
Whether you are a songwriter, recording your original song or cover at home or in the studio,
training for a concert, in a choir,
auditioning for a TV talent show, competition, conservatory entrance
Practicing together, you’ll get ready and well prepared to sing with total confidence.
Thanks to Rita’s diverse musical background, the voice lessons cover many music genres from
popular music to classical such as pop, rock, soul, R&B, folk, oriental, Broadway, and opera.
Singing Lessons online and in Montreal Canada
The voice sessions are covered in English, French or Arabic.
Pupils are taught private singing lessons, one-on-one customized online sessions anywhere in Canada, the US, Europe, and the Middle East via Zoom, Google Meet, or Skype.
Vocal Technique: the teaching method
The vocal technique is Bel Canto for
beautiful singing and perfect resonance.
Rita’s teaching philosophy is “Your vocal wisdom”.
She believes in transparency between the tutor and the student, with constant feedback.
A positive self-encouraging attitude to trust the progress, stay patient, and remember that all
kinds of arts are a lifelong discovery.
After every lesson, the student is satisfied, passionate to know more about the voice. The class
is based on technique at first, with a fun twist and imagination.
No matter which level you might be, you will learn the theory about body and voice anatomy, ear
training, sight-singing, diction, body language, performance, audition preparation, as well as
understanding sound production and the natural way of singing.
Before beginning singing lessons, you will most likely ask a lot of questions to a vocal coach (in-person nearby, or online).
Rita's blog contains common FAQs as well as interesting topics about music, art, wellness, and beauty.