Ramita Arora is a singer/songwriter from Ontario, Canada. Ramita has completed her Grade Eight in Voice and Advanced Rudiments in Theory from The Royal Conservatory of Music. She also completed her Bachelor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she concentrated in songwriting and music production and engineering. She has won Top Honours in the Indie International Songwriting Competition for her music and has two albums released on iTunes and Spotify.
Ramita has experience in teaching several genres of music, including classical, pop, rock, musical theatre and singer/songwriter. She focuses on vocal production and techniques within the students’ music choice, as well as providing challenging material and structure to the lesson. Warm-ups are an essential part of the lesson and overall development. She also places importance on developing students’ tonal accuracy using solfege and sight-reading.
Ramita also teaches piano and acoustic guitar. She has had two years of experience teaching beginner to intermediate piano and guitar to students of all ages and genres. She uses a fun approach to playing piano and guitar for young students that ensures a strong foundation to advance. Older students have the opportunity to learn piano and guitar on the basis of chords as to accompany themselves or others as they sing, as well as learn their favourite songs. She also teaches popular fingerpicking styles on acoustic guitar.
As a professional songwriter, Ramita also helps develop the songwriting skills of her students. She teaches the fundamentals of songwriting including song form and structure, harmony, melody, rhyming, and rhyme schemes. Advanced students will learn prosody within the lyrics, harmony, structure, and melody to strengthen their songs.