Lara de Belder

Singer, Songwriter

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With smooth, sultry power vocals specialising in a range of genres from pop to musical theatre, rock to jazz & blues, EDM to close harmony a cappella...Vocalist & Songwriter Lara de Belder has worked for almost a decade as a performer on stage and in the studio and is excited to help you and your project sound as good as it can be!

London-based Singer, Songwriter, Actor and Musical Director Lara de Belder studied Music at the University of Leeds before training in Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music in London. She has since worked as a performer and creator in theatre, film and concert, and is the co-writer and creator of new British comedy musical, Bird Brigade, alongside Luka Antony Bjelis (long-listed for the Stiles and Drewe Mentorship Award 2021). 

Lara's passion for an eclectic range of musical genres has influenced her as a writer of original material fusing pop with influences of jazz, blues, funk, soul, RnB, hip hop, folk, a cappella and electronic dance styles, debuting in 2021 with London producer Joe Rodwell.
Influences include artists such as Celeste, Melody Gardot, Jacob Collier, Erykah Badu, Jamiroquai, Lizzo, Robyn, Shura, Jessie Ware, Liane Carroll, Jamie Cullum, Amy Winehouse, Madonna and Anaïs Mitchell.

Lara is on the team for Gift Of Music ( as a Vocalist/Songwriter, creating bespoke tracks for all occasions. She was co-creator and Musical Director of pop a cappella group, Belt Up, and is the creator of LBQ+ close harmony group, The Syncing Violets.
Songwriting collaborations with other artists/producers include Sony AMG-signed upcoming artist, EnEyeCee, with whom she is also a backing vocalist, and EDM producers, METTA and B4N4N4 G4NG.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

Interview with Lara de Belder

  1. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  2. A: I started out training classically as a singer and always had an eclectic taste and a passion for musical theatre, pop, rock, jazz and folk music. I grew up with a rich choral background, went on to gain a first class degree in Music at the University of Leeds before training in Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music. I've worked since as a performer and creative in theatre, film and concert and have also become more involved in studio recording, writing and musical direction. As well as toplining and writing for various styles and projects I've started releasing my own original artist material in the last year with Producer Joe Rodwell.

  3. Q: What's your typical work process?

  4. A: I love working alongside others and collaborating on a project so my first point is usually to listen and find out what the client is wanting in terms of style and genre and listen to any reference tracks etc to inform the writing style and vocal delivery. I will offer ideas and suggestions and happily try out a few things before getting stuck into the project, either writing the music/lyrics and then recording the vocals (including harmonies and ad libs) to be sent over to the client.

  5. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  6. A: Celeste, Melody Gardot, Jacob Collier, Erykah Badu, Dua Lipa, Jamiroquai, Lizzo, Robyn, Shura, Jessie Ware, Billie Eilish, Liane Carroll, Jamie Cullum, Amy Winehouse, Madonna, P!nk, Lady Gaga and Anaïs Mitchell.

  7. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  8. A: Vocal tracking & Toplining is the most common work I do. With a background including broad and extensive training and knowledge in vocal production, I'm able to deliver vocals across a wide range of genres.

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: Home Studio setup for remote Vocal Recording - Aston Origin Vocal Mic

  11. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  12. A: Usually pop music with various influences/fusions including jazz & blues, funk, rock, RnB, hip hop, chill hop, swing, indie, country, folk, alternative and close harmony/a cappella.

  13. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  14. A: High-quality vocal performance, style, accuracy, artistry and sensitivity to the needs of the project/client.


Terms Of Service

2 FREE Revisions included.
Minimum turnaround:
Vocals - 24 hours
Songwriting - 48 hours

GenresSounds Like
  • Madonna
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Karen Carpenter
Gear Highlights
  • Home Studio
  • Aston Origin Vocal Mic
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