Marika is a Global Award-Winning operatic soprano and vocal coach, who enjoys a wonderfully varied and diverse career, both in the UK and Abroad, she offers talks on:
Being a self-represented freelance artist, Marika has envious performance portfolio. Having sung for the Royal Family and numerous State Officials, performed as part of the Ensemble at The Royal Opera House Covent Garden, being the in-house opera singer at Harrods from 2008-2014, and singing on multiple Hans Zimmer Hollywood Film Soundtracks and Trailers, Marika has also not only performed, but Conducted her Choirs at prestigious venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, The Royal Festival Hall and City Hall for Mayoral Events.
As a Vocal Coach she works with both, the Singing and Speaking Voice, as well as Lecturing in Communication and Presentation Skills, which has extended to Coaching Private and Corporate Clients such as Coca-Cola, Forbes, TK Maxx and BP (British Petroleum). Communication and Presentation Skills are so much more than surface level soft skills. It is Cultural, Creative, Historical, Tangible, Experimental and a plethora of others. The voice is the most underestimated communication tool of them all. We use it every day and yet are never taught how to use it. If you want to lead, inspire and be listened to, you need to make the most of your Voice!
Her insight to stage craft, vocal projection and physical delivery as a performer, make her a very authentic and engaging Speaker. These Talks include some remarkable anecdotes and are packed with "take-away's" that inspire and spans all age groups from School Children to CEO’s.
Marika's recent Clients for her Talks include: The Institute of Directors, UCD UK Conferences, Imperial College Management Lecture Series, H&F Brilliant for Business Organisations, University of London - Senate House, Limkokwing University of Creative Technology Global Campus, University of York Opera Society and the Mind Body Spirit Festival.
"It was by far the best learning experience I have ever had. An experience that will be in my memory for years to come and am already seeing the power of the tools you have taught me"
"Wow - what an impactful way to get and hold our attention. We can all learn from this! Thank you!"
"Marika blew us all away. Students remarked that it was the most inspirational speech that they had ever heard; her background in performing and acting made it easier for students to grasp what she was communicating, which was genuine and visual. Marika gave useful and in depth advice on how to make their dreams reality, no matter what obstacles they face. Her willingness to share her experiences with students was exemplary"
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