Hi, I’m Elina, a professional singer-songwriter, session singer/musician, composer and arranger. I specialise in delivering top-notch quality products with fast turnaround time. I take pride in my work whatever I do and for me the client always comes first, so I will do my very best to make sure you’re happy with the product you’ll get.
Having graduated from two music schools with top grades and obtaining a wealth of performance/recording/songwriting experience in the process, I’m known for being a detail oriented, well-rounded musician, as well as for having excellent communication skills. I’m always professional, reliable and flexible, aiming to fit the client's needs. I can adapt my approach and working methods to suit a wide range of styles and briefs and adjust to client feedback fluently.
As a vocalist I’m extremely consistent and versatile, great with harmonies as well as have exceptional vocal technique and a 3 - octave comfortable range. Furthermore, I’m confident with improvisation whether it means singing a scat solo, coming up with vocal harmonies, or free-styling in a pop styled piece.
As a composer, songwriter and arranger I'm is a strong melody writer, with refined ear for hooks and uniqueness equally and lyric writing ability to create anything from poetic/metaphoric text to personalised heart-felt words to simple “have a good time” club/party lyrics. So whether you need that next chart hit, a personal custom made song to your loved one, a re-styled version of your favourite song or music for your new film I'd love to assist you and create something special for each occasion.
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Interview with Elina
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: The more information you can give me about what you want, the better. I can help with finding and figuring out the answers as well. And I appreciate any feedback of my work as I want to make sure that the customer is happy with the product they're getting.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What do they need, what's the time frame/deadline, what is the use of the product (helps me to determine certain important factors when working on something), their budget, detailed questions about the specific brief as we go along.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: My style is very versatile whether it comes to singing, songwriting or arranging. I have a diverse musical background and plenty of work experience and this has all naturally made me a well rounded music professional.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Figuring out what the client wants
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Making the client happy
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: It's all about the details.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Heart, soul and plenty of musicality.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: First I like to have a throughout conversation with the client and establishing what they need. I can send work samples of the work progress for the client during the work process so they can give me feedback and I can adjust my working methods and approach accordingly. I'm very communicative and ask a lot of questions to make sure to get everything perfect to the client's needs.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a small spare room in my flat for studio/recording purposes. I make sure there are no funny reflections and the acoustic of the room is nice and dry. Furthermore, I have a MacBook, I record using Logic Pro X and Total Mix, my audio interface is RME Babyface and my trusted recording mic is Sontronics Orpheus. Alternatively, for a small extra fee, I have access to a professional studio as needed.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Topline writing (melody & lyrics) and/or vocal performance for the client's song