Vocal And Attitude

Vocal And Attitude

5.0 (6)
1 hire on Lessons.com
1 employee
13 years in business

About this pro

Shakila Stevenson, who was born Meiske Shakila Serhalawan in the Malukus, Indonesia, came to her love of music and singing legitimately through the influences of her family and the Church . Her special mentors were her father.

Shakila first appeared singing on radio and TV at the age of four, and by the age of 16,was regularly performing in sponsored vocal competitions and local venues. Following her dream to become a professional vocalist, Shakila entered the Asia-wide televised


  • Shakila (1999) dengan Hit "Takkan Hilang"
  • I Still Choose You (2012) dengan Hit "Asmara"
  1. Shakila entered the Asia-wide televised "Asia Baqus" music competition in 1993, and came away with First Place prizes both in the Regional Competition held in Singapore, as well as the Asia Grand Competition which was held in Tokyo, Japan.
  2. 1997 The Golden Stag International Song Festival in Romania, Grand Prix Winner
  3. 1997 Cessme International Song Festival in Turkey Grand Prix Winner
  4. 1998 Asia Song Festival in Manila Philippines, Special Award.
  5. 1999 Best Singer in Indonesia, Awarded by the Republic of Indonesia
  6. 1999 DAVID BENOIT INDONESIA TOUR featuring Shakila as Vocalist.
  7. 1999 Academy Of Music Indonesia (AMI)Winner Best R&B Singer.
  8. 2000 MTV Indonesia: Finalist-Best Video.
  9. 2000 Academy Of Music Indonesia (AMI) "Winner". Best R&B Singer +

"Winner" Best R&B Album + "Winner" Best Video
"Winner" Best R&B Album + "Winner" Best Video

    1. 2002 Teaching Summer Camp about Jazz in Howard University.
    2. 2019 Shakila Singing at The Diplomatic Reception in celebration of The 74th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia at The Kennedy Caucus Room, Russell Senate Building.

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Gainesville, VA 20155
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6 Reviews


  • Ms. Lee

    Very talented and exceptional teacher easy to follow and very encouraging to her students

  • Diann Burgess

    Shakila ...is a talented yet down to earth. She breaks down barriers and makes you feel comfortable.

  • Ms. Lee

    Exceptional teacher and beautiful voc instructor

  • Angela Widowati

    Attitude gives you character of your performance on stage. It’s highlighting the good vibes of one’s personality. (Angela-Tesa’s Mom)

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

1. I came and listened to the students ability to sing.

2. Reviews the students vocal 

3. Show the students what needs to be done with the vocal they have 

4. Start with the classes to improve the vocal.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I’m an International Singer and won a numerous International Song Fest .and work together with Professional Jazz Artist such as David Benoit, Eric Benet, Jeff Lorber, Michael Lington, Dave Coze.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.


1. Age 6-12. $50/ 1 hrs

2. Age 13-16 $55/ 1 hrs

3. Adult 17 and up $65/ 1 hrs

How did you get started teaching?

I love teach and helping students who wants to be better.

What types of students have you worked with?

1. Little Kids

2. Singers from the church  choir

3. 70 years old Couple who really likes to sing and wants to be improved their singing.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Teaching dIplomat kids at the Indonesian Embassy 

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

A voice it’s always beautiful gived and it’s a Talent that you can improve.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

How far do you wanna learn about improving your vocal. 

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