Dr Kristina Kelman is an academic, teacher, community music facilitator and jazz musician from Brisbane, Australia. In her recent book, ‘Music Entrepreneurship: Professional Learning in schools and the industry’, Kristina designs an experiential music curriculum model for the student-run enterprise. Most recently, Kristina has developed a student record-label at QUT, www.vermilionrecords.com launched in 2018. Her work also takes place in community music settings. Her work with First Languages Australia on a language project through original song, Yamani: Voices of an Ancient Land, resulted in a full-length album, Australian curriculum materials, and a documentary featured throughout 2016 on QANTAS in-flight entertainment.
Since 2015, with successful grant funding, Kristina has coordinated an intensive recording program and music entrepreneurship education project in Chennai, India, which produces an album of original music by emerging independent artists each year. Kristina is also a Brisbane based musician, who has had a successful 25-year career performing and recording as a jazz singer and working as both a music director and conductor for various Australian projects. Kristina is currently a senior lecturer in music, music education and the music industry at the Queensland University of Technology.
Edited: Javier 28/08/2020