Short Courses

Introduction to singing Blues and Jazz

Melbourne Polytechnic Introduction to singing Blues and Jazz course is designed for people who wish to learn how to sing in the jazz and blues idioms.

Course Code: SPA088

This short course is an introduction into the art of singing blues and jazz, before individually performing classic blues and jazz standards with supportive and positive feedback.




Performing Arts
03 9269 8615


6 weeks
Total Hours: 12

Course Outline

  • Week 1 - an overview of the history of gospel, blues and jazz
  • Week 2 - vocal health and warm up routines, exploring anatomy
  • Week 3 - the connection between correct breathing and phrasing
  • Week 4 - rhythm, lyric interpretation
  • Week 5 - vocal techniques
  • Week 6 - pre performance nerves and stagecraft.

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Suitable For

  • Anyone who would like to learn and improve singing blues and jazz.



No government funding or concession applies.

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

No formal assessment.


No audition or interview required

Pathways to further study

After completion of this course the student can give audition for Certificate II/IV in Music Industry Performance

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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