Singer, Singing Teacher, Vocal Coach
Antti Annola
EFP: 2014
EMT: 2015

Specialties: Singing, Speaking
Languages: Finnish, English

Antti Annola is a singer, voice teacher/vocal coach and actor. He became an Estill Master Trainer (previously Certified Master Teacher) in 2015, and has been mentored by Dorte Hyldstrup. Antti holds a B.A. Degree in Vocal Pedagogy and a Professional Musician’s Conservatory Degree (Pop/Jazz Voice; Jazz Improvisation). His formal vocal training has consisted of jazz, pop/soul/r'nb and classical/operatic styles.

Antti is a sought-after voice teacher for singers and actors, providing voice training to all voice users, including voice teachers looking for new insights in their work. He works in his private vocal studio, both in-person and online, and travels to teach when requested. Antti works with many of Finland's professional singers, actors and performers. He also works as a voice teacher for the actors at Oulu City Theatre.

In addition to singers’ training Antti has given vocal coaching for musical productions. He’s worked as a vocal coach for musical productions at Vasa City Theatre (Finland), including The Sound of Music, Katri Helena, West Side Story and Sister Act. At Oulu City Theatre vocal coaching productions include Peter Pan Goes Wrong and Ei kertonut katuvansa (a play). In Wasa Teater Antti has worked as a vocal coach for a new musical Vänd om min längtan.

Antti released his debut jazz album Whirlpool in November 2022. The album consists of Antti’s own compositions together with jazz standards. He has worked as a freelance vocalist in numerous bands and projects. Antti's artistic work has been supported by The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike) via grants.

As a musical theatre actor Antti has performed in several musical and opera stage productions including West Side Story (Tony), Tuntematon sotilas / The Unknown Soldier (Määttä), The Addams Family (Lucas Beineke), Rakastakaa!, a show with music from Jacques Brel, My Fair Lady (Freddy Eynsford-Hill), Pippi Longstocking (Tommi) and Puhelias Elias (Elias).

In the spring of 2023 Antti was selected as tenor in the world-renowned professional a cappella vocal group Rajaton. Rajaton performs all over the world a cappella and as a soloist for symphony orchestras.

As one of Finland’s most experienced certified Estill Master Trainers, Antti enjoys providing vocal training in the form of workshops for groups and private coaching.

"At the core of every unique voice shines the urge for freedom and sense of limitlessness. I feel that my job is to help the student to reach that freedom (be it whatever freedom means to the student) with any singing style or type of voicing."

Instagram: @anttiannolavoicestudio

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