Odilia Carmen Chirica

Singer, writer, speaker, coach, counsellor, muse... mostly a thinker - simply just BEING.

Singing Artistry & Self Mastery

Studied law out of passion for justice (...and to make my father proud with an extra degree). Found it to be a pile of senseless rules, often devoid of morality, compassion or honesty. I`ve let go of it and looked further towards truth.
Pursued the path of music `cause I was told I`m must be a singer (...and `cause of my mother`s ardent desire and determination that I`d be a "diva"). After a long journey, I understood it was part of my life purpose. I`m walking it!
Thought I`d go all the way to the academic doctorate level but, after having my degrees in music and law, I realised true mastery can`t be taught or learned in the nowadays rigid schools where there is no understanding of our inner selves and thus can`t possibly lead us to a truthful expression of who we are meant to be or do in this world.
In that sense (at least.. but not last!) the system has failed us as society and living beings. `Cause this very lack of truthful expression is what put us in torment and misery (as I`ve concluded so far) - and this painful states of being is what I am dedicated to dissipate from my own life as well as the lives of others.
Developing new skills, increasing practical intelligence, cultural exchange, martial arts, sustainable living, permaculture, understanding core philosophies of ancient civilisations and major thinkers of our world, truth, awareness, evolution, enlightenment... are the things that interest me most. And like any ordinary woman I am found of beauty, perfumes, shoes, jewellery... the sort of glitters that keep us into the superficial.
Collaborating on music projects, recordings and concerts, guiding and inspiring people into the art of singing, wellbeing and self empowerment, while writing, reading, studying, meditating, expanding the horizons of knowledge and keep the joy of living "alive" is what fills my days.

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As a vocal coach, I am grateful to my trainees (past, present and future) for while being my students they are (were and will be) also my masters. I thank you all for the trust, the beautiful moments and the journey!
Teaching while learning, inspiring while being inspired, changing while being changed, in a process of understanding and discovery not for the best tools, techniques and results in performing but for the ultimate singing experience. An experience that appeals to the inner knowing of the human being. An experience that sets us free from further search and accumulation of worthless knowledge. An experience that once integrated within the human psychic and its body functions can never be forgotten or loose its applicability.
  • Identifying weaknesses/faults in singing approach and shift to a natural state of being.
  • Understanding and applying natural breathing in singing and daily life. 
  • Singing naturally with the support of our bodies and the power of intention. 
  • Conveying the songs messages while integrating, the soul/mind/body language and movements in sync with the music/singing intent. 
  • + Ideas and exercises that can be applied and experienced further at home for a progressive evolution into the art of singing. This is my approach in vocal coaching. See some of my trainees in action - videos
p.s. I may provide masterclasses, workshops and seminars ("Everyone Can Sing" / "Your Voice Is Your Healer" / "Mastery of True Singing" - alternative themes and concepts possible on demand). If being a professional singing artist doesn`t resonate with you, you might find interest in exploring the other properties within singing (such as Self Discovery, Empowerment, Healing etc...).

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Read what others feel/think/experienced or add your own feedback, to help me and others better understand what this is all about. Thank you! in truth, #odiliacarmen 

"I know Odilia for almost a year now. She is very unorthodox in her approach, because unlike other teachers for her mechanics of singing is secondary, her focus is on removing all mental blockades, those mind-fucks which make us numb, scared, panic and eat ourselves with self-criticism. She uses variety of esoteric techniques to remove what prevents one from being at peace with oneself, and when that is achieved, not only singing works, but actually the whole life gets a new free twist.
Odilia it was a providence to find you, we have a lot of work ahead of us, and I am happy I can count on you!" Igor Berezhnoy

"I have been singing since I was 4 years old. I have also been going from one vocal coach to the next, however none as helpful as Odilia. She has a personality related approach which adapts to the student's needs. Most importantly she brings it back to the essence of singing, enjoyment, and allows you to uderstand what goes through your body. Overall, she provides a great experience!" Domenec Bis

"Odilia is an amazing singer and a truly magnificent teacher. I started taking singing lessons with her after my previous teacher moved away. I got introduced to Odilia by my boyfriend, also her trainee, and I was instantly pleasantly surprised by her approach. In the past year and a half I have been able to experience just how personalized lessons are depending on our needs, current skills and also personality. I see a lot of improvement in my own singing as well as in singing of fellow trainees and I especially appreciate her support, not only during the lessons, but also during our performances. I can only highly recommend her." Anita Tursic


"Through her vocal coaching, which takes people in their totality and not only as singers, Odilia gives the key for us to unlock our natural self and our real voice, often sadly left unheard by ourselves and others for a very very long time. 
She's taught me the way to confidently and safely rest into who I truly am and sing from there. She’s a clear mirror, which is capable to reflect to me any tiniest signs of pretence and trying-too-hard. I’m learning with her to recognise, trust and enjoy just being me and pleasantly not taking myself too seriously. With her, singing has become more pleasurable and effortless than ever. To my own surprise, the less effort I put in trying to sing, the better I sound. Yes, many times, I found it mind-blowing! 
Last but not least, her selflessness and attention make every one of our sessions a real “me-moment”. After each meeting which feels like an active meditation, I infallibly walk out the door smiling and feeling relaxed, content and closer to myself.
By far, Odilia is more than a gorgeous singer and an excellent singing teacher, she’s a devoted life coach and mentor who has people and their growth at heart." Uta Ta


"Odilia is very nice person, passionate about music, singing and giving classes. She knows how to listen, how to adjust classes to individual needs and what is also important she makes it fun. If you want to take singing classes, contact Odilia, you will embark a great journeyAna Sekic

"Odilla is by far one of the best teachers you could find. She really goes deeper in understanding and allowing you to understand what happens in your body and what the effects are of this. Not only in regard to your singing ability but in general. This makes it so much more interesting and helpful. She gave me many excellent exercises that really helped me to develop my voice.
More then this she is very motivating and enthousiastic and really believes in what she is doing and teaching. It is a great experience if you have the luck to have her as a teacher or to know her as a person." Pascha

"Odilia is one of the absolute best teachers there are to find. Not only have I made major progresses in singing and being vocally developped, she has also been a great friend. She is very flexible, meaning her lessons are based on what you want to sing or learn. The Singing & Fun events are a great way of training your performance skills and meeting a lot of people who share the same passion for music. I am very grateful to have crossed her path. Thank you Odilia for all your help. Love," Shugufa

"Gracias Odilia, tu tienes una voz enorme y me inspira a sacar de mi, lo que no tenia. Con tus tecnicas he fortalecido mi forma de cantar, de rapear y respirar. Tus lecciones privadas son perfectas, tu sabes lo que le hace falta a cualquier persona que quiera cantar. Saludos Atentamente," Stivens

"Odilia is great teacher. In my case she made a lot of emphasis on opening up and feeling free when I sing. It was very helpful. She corrected my phrasing a lot. She helped me to understand what my actual voice is like. She devotes herself to teaching a lot." Dima Dzibrou

"Odilia is a great singer and teacher and a very pleasant person. I appreciate very much her patience, determination and professional way of teaching me the basics of singing and how to get from singing good to sing with the appropriate feeling. Having lessons from her is next to being very efficient and effective, also a pleasure due to her open en friendly personality. 
Her flexibility in teaching hours, makes it possible for me to have lessons next to my job and other obligations. It is proven that under her professional guidance, I was able to make quickly a step up from the basics of singing, to be good enough to sing in bands and being able singing the songs I always wanted to sing. I thank her for that!" Michel