Camille van Niekerk is a singer, writer and vocal instructor in Southern California. 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. 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. 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.
Abram Poliakoff is a singer, guitarist, pianist, teacher, conductor, and composer. He received a Bachelors of Music in Vocal Arts from USC’s Thornton School of Music and has been teaching music for 8 years. He is currently both the Associate Artistic Director and a tenor in the L.A. Choral Lab, which recently released its first studio album Sonic Visions in the fall of 2019. Abram teaches and performs a wide range of genres including Classical, Jazz, Folk and Popular music in the Los Angeles area. He has also sung with the San Francisco Opera and Pocket Opera in the Bay Area. His teaching mission is to help his students utilize vocal technique to find their authentic and healthy voice while maximizing genre flexibility and a naturalness of expression.
Andy Steadman is a singer, public speaker, and music producer in Los Angeles, California. A Midwest native, Andy played violin and sang in high school, and was invited to the Illinois Music Educators’ Association All-State and Honors Choirs. He would also sing with Illinois State University’s Madrigal Singers, Concert Choir, Opera Production Workshop, Acafellaz and with Prairie Fire Theatre. Living in California, Andy has performed with Pasadena Pro Musica, A Noise Within Theatre, and Theatricum Botanicum; he has been a member of elite holiday music ensemble The Voices of Christmas for 10+ years. Andy’s areas of focus in teaching are building the range, expression, and longevity of the student’s vocal instrument.