Ramita Arora is a singer/songwriter from Ontario, Canada. She has been playing piano since eight years old and began voice lessons at twelve. She was accepted into Canterbury high school’s prestigious voice program a year later. She sang in Canterbury’s Chamber Choir, which won first place in CBC’s National Choral Competition in 2010. It was also around this time she began writing songs and teaching herself acoustic guitar. Ramita completed her Grade Eight in Voice and Advanced Rudiments in Theory from The Royal Conservatory of Music.
In 2013, Ramita wrote, produced, recorded and engineered her debut EP, Escape. Her influences include indie, acoustic pop, alternative rock, classical and film score. She completed her Bachelor of Music degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she studied songwriting and minored in music production in engineering. In 2015, she wrote, co-produced, recorded and released her second EP, Handwritten, along with the release several self-produced music videos. Ramita has also gained experience as a solo performer and teaches private music lessons to students in a variety of genres.
Ramita has experience in teaching several genres of music, including classical, pop, rock, musical theatre and singer/songwriter. She focuses on vocal production and techniques within the students’ music choice, as well as providing challenging material and structure to the lesson. Warm ups are an essential part to the lesson and overall development. As a songwriter, she also helps develop the songwriting skills of her students. If students are interested, Ramita uses her recording equipment to record her students and use it as a tool to learn several skills, such as following a metronome or performance feedback. Ramita also teaches piano and acoustic guitar. She has had two years of experience teaching beginner to intermediate piano and guitar to students of all ages and genres. She uses a fun approach to playing piano and guitar that ensures the success of reading music to advance as a musician.