Online Singing Lessons With Camille van Niekerk

Camille van Niekerk is a singer, writer and vocal instructor in Southern California. She loves sharing the beauty and joy of music with others, whether through performance or teaching.
Camille began studying voice and performing in musicals at age seven. In 2010, Camille began working towards her BA in Music Education at Azusa Pacific University, where she studied classical voice with Rebecca Genzink and jazz voice with Kristin Korb and John Proulx. Camille graduated Summa cum laude with a 3.98 GPA. She then earned her teaching credential from San Diego State University and taught classroom choral and instrumental music. Shortly after moving to LA county, Camille began her private vocal studio, providing vocal coaching, ear training, and recording for students of all ages.
Camille is a dedicated musician and a passionate teacher. She is constantly refining her skills and methods for greater versatility and effectiveness. When she is not teaching, Camille enjoys singing with the L.A. Choral Lab and Ensoma Creative. She lives in San Diego with her husband and loves going to the beach, practicing yoga, reading, and cooking.
You can follow Camille on Instagram, see Camille’s live, one take covers at, and follow her singing in Afrikaans at


Get A Better Vocal Tone

By Camille van Niekerk

In this live lesson, coach Camille van Niekerk covers: - How to find your "natural" voice - Modifying vowels to achieve consistent tone quality - Adjusting the lips, tongue and soft palate for better tone

Vocal Riffs, Runs and Agility

By Camille van Niekerk

Improve your agility and learn how to perform riffs and runs!

Vocal Strain, Vocal Pain, and Vocal Health

By Camille van Niekerk

Join vocal instructor Camille for a discussion on vocal health including: - What is considered a "normal" level of vocal strain - How much singing per day is safe - Preventing vocal injury - Gentle exercises for warming up and warming down - Vocal care

Camille's Live Lesson: Vocal Range Extension For Each Register

By Camille van Niekerk

In addition to stretching your low chest voice and high head voice, vocal coach Camille van Niekerk will cover how to develop mixed coordination from both your chest and head registers.

troubleshooting voice issues

By Camille van Niekerk

Our Live Lesson will be about how to troubleshoot common issues for beginning singers! In this lesson Camille will cover: - Matching pitch - Registration: chest voice, head voice and mix - Forming good habits: neutral larynx, vowel modifications and more

The Queens & Kings of Vocal Jazz

By Camille van Niekerk

In this Live Lesson we will discuss the queens & kings of vocal jazz! We'll analyze the style of legendary jazz vocalists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and others!

Style Breakdown: R&B Artists

By Camille van Niekerk

In this lesson we will break down the vocal style of R&B singers. We will be covering signature R&B characteristics of the vocal stylings such as a smooth, rich tone, riffs & runs, improvisation and embellishment. We will be using examples from popular R&B artists like Khalid, Summer Walker, Chris Brown, H.E.R. and Doja Cat.

Style Breakdown: Country Singers

By Camille van Niekerk

In this Live Lesson we will cover the country vocal style! Topics we will cover include: - The country accent - "Twang" - Intentional scoops -Much more! We will be using examples from popular country artists like Luke Combs, Taylor Swift, Kane Brown, Miranda Lambert and Morgan Wallen.

Style Breakdown: Drake

By Camille van Niekerk

In this lesson we will break down the vocal style of superstar Drake. The topics we will cover include inflection & timing influenced by rap, relaxed enunciation, conversational tone and so much more!

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