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Simona Ficarotta

Area Representative: UK and Ireland

Simona is a professional voice teacher with over 15 years of experience as a singer and performer of advanced level.

Simona was a Speech Level Singing™ Instructor for over two years and trained in-person with legendary vocal coach of the stars maestro Seth Riggs. She has also trained with world-class voice teachers Greg Enriquez, Spencer Welch, and Fiona Grace McDougal. In 2015, Simona joined the IVA community and is so grateful for the professional growth she has achieved through IVA. She is currently a Level III-certified IVA Instructor and has been teaching voice lessons in London for over five years. She works with a wide range of artists of all ages and abilities, from West End professionals to complete beginners.

Simona runs her own vocal studio in Central London and is one of the lead teachers at Bromley Vocal School, a well-established music school in Kent, where she offers one-on-one singing lessons and helps students with passing voice examinations for Trinity and LCM.

As a singer, Simona has had the privilege of performing on some of London’s most respected stages, including Wembley Arena, Shepherd’s Bush Empire, The Half Moon, Putney, and many more.

When not teaching or performing, Simona enjoys baking, traveling, and going to the theatre (especially musical theatre; her favorite musical is Wicked). Along with a talent for music, Simona is passionate about foreign languages and speaks fluent Italian, English, French, and Spanish.