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Talia Monnickendam LLCM

Talia is a classically trained singer and musician who enjoys teaching singing, beginner piano and performing arts to all ages. Talia specialises in preparing children for auditions in productions or school opportunities.


Talia has a Licentiate of London College of Music in Music Theatre Performance.


She has performed on stage in many popular musicals, toured the UK with Opera North. In 2019 Talia was Head of Music at children’s summer camp in Pennsylvania, USA.

In August 2023, Talia took an original children's musical 'The European Extravaganza' to The Edinburgh Fringe & performed the show to sold out audiences.


Talia works with SEND adults and children on a daily basis. Talia also works for the Leeds based charity - Pyramid. Talia has an enhanced DBS check.

Talia is the founder of One Step Ahead and works behind the scenes to run the business alongside teaching.


Lessons can take place in person or, if that is not possible, can take place online via Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp or Facetime. The studio is near Meanwood Road in Leeds, where in person 1-1 classes take place. For our choir & workshops we use a larger blank canvas space.

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