Founder and Artistic Director - The Music and Arts Healing Institute (M.A.H.I.)
International Christian Recording Artist and Songwriter
Celebrity Vocal Health & Pedagogy Expert
Public Speaker , Music Business Mentor , and Character Coach
Bachelors of Science - Music Business/Music Education- University of Miami
Professional Member - National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS)
Associate Member - The Voice Foundation
"You're such a BIG DEAL...and through your artistic gifts and purpose,
I want to help make sure you NEVER forget that!"
~ Ashaala Shanae
International Christian Recording Artist; Celebrity Vocal Health and Pedagogy Expert; Music Business Mentor; Speaker; aspiring Author; and Character Coach for Creatives, 'Ashaala Shanae', [pronounced, AH-SHAY-LAH SHA-NAY] is a Woman of Faith that is focused, fearless, and on a mission to becoming one of the most successful sought after Music Industry Mentors, Clinicians, and Vocal Health and Pedagogy Experts of her generation.
In 2007, with a unique passion for music, business, spiritual and emotional healing, and coaching, Ashaala Shanae developed an organization that would infuse all of these disciplines into one multi-faceted haven. She first called the company, "The Gifted Voice Studios", but with it's quick increase of clientele, curriculums, and programming, the company was later rebranded in 2013 and re-launched as, "The Music and Arts Healing Institute", better known as "The M.A.H.I." Through The M.A.H.I., Ashaala has custom designed a syllabi and system of over 15 years of professional study and music industry experience; targeted towards helping celebrities and new aspiring artists, musicians, songwriters, and producers holistically heal and succeed through various artistic streams involving vocal pedagogy, healing, and production; songwriting mastery and liturgy; artist development and music business mentoring; and character enrichment and life skills components. Since it's inception, many have sought after and trust the expertise of Ashaala Shanae and The M.A.H.I. Programs; and deems her and her team as reliable, professional, and credible in their journey towards artistic success in the music industry.
Ashaala Shanae is a graduate of the University of Miami and obtained a degree in Music Business and Entertainment Industries with a minor in Marketing and Media. She is also a professional member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS); and The Voice Foundation. Ashaala has over 14 years of professional study and practicum in Classical, Jazz, Rhythm and Blues, Pop, and Gospel singing styles and Pedagogy. Ashaala has vocally produced, arranged, worked with, and traveled the world as a professional touring backing vocalist for celebrities, and recording artists in various genres, such as Grammy Award Winning Latin Icon, Jon Secada; Warner Music Group - Spain, Flamenco Soul Singer, Pitingo; Sony Music Latin Pop Recording Artist, Carla Mauri; Dove Award Winning Gospel Singer - Martha Munizzi; Grammy Award Winning Gospel Singer, Yolanda Adams; and Grammy Award Winning Soul Singer, Betty Wright; as well as plethora of others. Ashaala has had the privilege of sharing the stage with many music industry greats such as, Patti Labelle, Queen Latifah, Chaka Khan, SWV, Mary Mary, J Moss, William Murphy III, Tasha Cobbs, Myron Butler, Dietrick Haddon, Jonathan Nelson, Joshua Rogers and many others. Ashaala Shanae is also an accomplished songwriter in the music industry, noted for her work on We Da Best/Island Def Jam Artist, Ace Hood's 2008 anthem, "Top of the World" and in Gospel penned the song, ‘Champion’, recorded by Stellar Award Winning Gospel Group - Shekinah Glory Ministry (Kingdom Records/Universal Music Group). Ashaala is currently writing her first book on Vocal Health and Pedagogy scheduled to be released Summer 2017.
Ashaala Shanae's current album, "Matters of the Heart" is now available for Worldwide digital distribution, on iTunes, AmazonMP3, Rhapsody, GooglePlay and many others. For more information regarding the music and artistry of Ashaala Shanae visit: www.ashaalashanae.com
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