Kristina Kelman is a Brisbane-based jazz singer and music teacher. She has a genuine passion for music; for singing, playing, performing and teaching.

Kristina Kelman is a name associated with professionalism, energy, and skill. She has a life-long history of involvement in the world of music, both performing and helping others realise their musical goals.

Kristina KelmanKristina has performed with Don Burrows and his quartet, Tommy Tycho and the QLD Symphony Orchestra and Frank Bennett. She has supported Tina Arena, James Morrison, Grace Knight, Marcia Hines and Glen Shorrock.

Kristina has appeared at various jazz festivals including Ambiwerra, Great Tropical Jazz Party, Manly Jazz Festival and the Queenstown Jazz Festival. She has also performed throughout Australia, Asia, Europe and the United States.

Kristina Kelman released her first album in 2001. It was awarded a Sunnie Award in the Queensland Recording Industry awards. Her second album of original music featuring the Peter Walters Quartet will be released later this year.

Kristina is highly regarded as both an educator and clinician. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the Queensland University of Technology where she studied Piano with Betty Vergara-Pink and Max Olding. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Secondary Education from the University of Queensland. She also holds a Master of Music from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music (specialising in Jazz Voice and Choral Studies). She is currently completing her PHD in music education innovation.

Kristina Kelman currently teaches music at the Queensland Academy for Creative Industries. She teaches jazz and contemporary voice, conducting and arranging, and musicianship at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). She was also awarded her Associate Diploma (A.MusA) in pianoforte in 1994.

Kristina runs her own private studio where she teaches voice and piano, from beginner through to diploma levels.

More info about the studio and music lessons here..

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