"Every singer deserves a safe space to grow at their own pace, to be given the nurture and encouragement they need to make mistakes without fear, to learn without limits, to explore and find their own voice in this world."
Freda Lim is a professional singer, pianist and voice teacher.
She is a versatile and experienced performer, having sung in concerts, charity events, corporate functions, weddings and churches. Her notable singing engagements include performing at the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s 75th Anniversary in Canada, as well as the World Civil Aviation Chief Executives Forum in Singapore. She was part of the chorus for Josh Groban’s Bridges Tour in Singapore, as well as the Singapore cast of the Sound of Music which played at the Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands. Freda launched her debut album “Gratitude” in 2014, produced by award winning producer and music director Kenn C, who has produced for Stephanie Sun and JJ Lin.
Freda studied voice with Lim Ai Hooi (renowned choral conductor), Paul Knight (West End vocal coach and composer), Amanda Colliver (vocal coach to stars like Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman), Lily Chung (voice teacher and gospel singer) and Wendy Tan (IVA Mentor Teacher).
She is a certified instructor with the Institute for Vocal Advancement (IVA), with years of experience teaching a clientele that spans aspiring singers of all ages and walks of life. She was the voice instructor for the Singapore Teachers’ Academy for the Arts (STAR) Music Teacher Practitioner Programme and assistant conductor of Paya Lebar Methodist Girl’s School (Primary) choir for 10 years. She is currently engaged as a voice teacher at the Australian International School.
She believes in educating and inspiring her singers to sing for a greater purpose beyond themselves. Together with her students, she organised charity vocal recitals and raised funds for REACH Community Services Society (Rock Steady Youth Music Programme) and Grace Orchard School (Arts Programmes).
She has also been appointed vocal coach for several musicals. Most notably she was the vocal coach and music director for one of Pangdemonium's Triple Threat Workshops. She has also coached for productions by the Singapore Police Force and the Singapore Institute of Management.
Equally passionate about playing the piano, she studied with some of Singapore’s finest piano teachers - Lim Tshui Fang and Lena Ching. She graduated from Lasalle College of the Arts with a Diploma in Performing Arts (Music) and obtained the LTCL in Piano Performance from the Trinity College of London. She was a choir accompanist for 15 years to some of Singapore’s top children’s choirs and played for musicals including The LKY Musical (The Singapore Repertory Theatre) and RENT (Pangdemonium).