Dr. Menezes

Classical Voice, ESL, Opera, Piano, Singing, Voice

Lesson Fees
from $46.00 / 30 Minutes


As an award-winning, internationally acclaimed musician, research scholar, and educator, I have had opportunities to tour the world and work with world-renowned performers, writers, and scholars. I have set and accomplished some of the most audacious goals efficiently and effectively. But beyond my accomplishments, I can genuinely say I have lived an extraordinary life. As an educator and mentor, I have coached thousands of students to excel in what they do and live their best lives. 

I have a Ph.D. (Ethnomusicology), M.Mus (Voice Performance), MPhil (Philosophy and religious studies), M.A., and B.A. (English Literature). ATCL and LTCL diplomas (Voice Performance) from Trinity College London. I have more than 30 years of experience as a live and recording artist. I have taught survey courses and applied voice and piano lessons at the studio, conservatory, and university levels for more than two decades.    

Fun facts about me: My voice has featured on award-winning Bollywood film soundtracks. And as a polyglot, I can speak and understand French, German, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Tamil, and Hindi. 

Visit my website to learn more: https://www.drninamenezes.com/

With more than 20 years of teaching experience at the university, conservatory, and private studio levels, I structure lessons to suit your individual needs and requirements.  

I will encourage you to explore new genres and repertoire (English, French, German, Italian, and other world languages). You do not need to know these languages; I will work with you on the pronunciation and vocal technique).    

A typical lesson includes:  
* vocal warm-ups: relaxation, warm-ups, breathing, breath control, and management. 
* repertoire: vocal technique, diction, pitching, intonation, performance practice, and interpretation of the song of your choice or repertoire I select


2018 Ph.D. Music (Ethnomusicology)doctoral minor (Voice), University of Florida

2010 M.Mus. (Voice Performance), Andrews University 


Private Studio Teaching,

Instructor University of Tampa,

Adjunct Professor University of Florida,

Adjunct Professor Berkley Preparatory School, Conservatory of Music

I encourage regular, ongoing lessons for you to see results. The goal of ongoing lessons is to build on and work toward continual improvement with:
* vocal technique 
* repertoire 
* performance practice 
* practice routines
* confidence 
More importantly, I want you to enjoy music and have fun! 

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