About me

I’m Monica Millar. I’m a mum of three adult children and I’ve always enjoyed being a singing and piano teacher. I’m also a singer/songwriter and I write choir arrangements.

I started teaching singing as a teenager, I went to the Conservatory in the Netherlands where I studied jazz singing. Right now I’ve over 35 years of teaching experience.

In 2005 I became “Certified Master of Estill Voice Training” (EVT). EVT is a valuable part of my teaching. Besides I’ve developed many tools from my own experience.

At this moment

I work independently as a singing teacher. I teach singing and piano (to singers who want to accompany themselves on the piano) in the Netherlands. I also teach singing at a children’s theatre school. I train students to become “Kids Vocal Coach”. I’m initiator of a foundation called “Kids-Bizz” which supports talented children with professional performances, equipment and promotion material. I regularly visit Curaçao where I give classes.

Because of the Covid situation I started teaching online more and more. So part of my teaching is now via the internet.

In the past

I was vocal coach of the children at the musical Tarzan. I lived three years in the Caribbean (Curaçao) where I owned my own music school. I was singing and piano teacher at a professional drama school for 10 years (Netherlands). I’ve coached children and teenager vocal groups performing in the Netherlands but also in Bosnia. I’ve been teaching singing to students individually and in small groups from the age of 6 up till 85.

I’ve also been very active as a performer. I worked as a piano player and singer with many bands, performing in The Netherlands, Germany, UK, Curaçao, Ivory Coast and Surinam. I’ve also performed on my own, working as a pianoplayer/singer in restaurants.