Simona Ficarotta is a professional vocal coach, with more than 10 years experience as a singer and performer of advanced level. She is a Level 1 Certified IVA Instructor and has been teaching voice lessons in London since two year. She works with a wide range of artists of all ages and abilities, from West-End professionals to complete beginners. Before joining the Institute for Vocal Advancement Simona has been a Speech Level Singing instructor for over 2 years and has trained with world class voice teachers including legendary vocal coach of the stars Seth Riggs (Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand, Stevie Wonder and over 120 Grammy Winners), Greg Enriquez (Hole, Celebrity Skin Tour - Courtney Love; Creations du Dragon - Celine Dion) Spencer Welch (Institute for Vocal Advancement director of education). As an IVA Instructor, Simona is committed to on-going training, regularly attending seminars, master classes and teacher training events worldwide to develop her own skills both as a teacher and vocalist.