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SingAbility Jazz Voice Summer School 

@ Taff Festival Haapsalu, Estonia

Tervetuloa viihtymään kanssamme kahden päivän jazzlaulukurssille kuvankauniiseen merenrantakaupunkiin Haapsaluun ja Taff-jazzfestivaalille.


Kurssi on suunnattu jazz-musiikista kiinnostuneille laulajille ja on avoin kaikille taitotasoille. Työskentelemme jazzstandardien kautta tekniikkaa, improvisaatiota ja rytmiikkaa. Opettajina toimivat palkitut jazzlaulajat Susanna Aleksandra, JVSH:n Josefiina Vannesluoma sekä Karmen Rõivassepp.

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SingAbility Jazz Voice Summer School 

@Taff Festival in Haapsalu, Estonia
19.7. - 20.7.2024

Join us for two days of singing jazz, enjoying the beautiful seaside town of Haapsalu and Taff Jazz Festival. The course is meant for singers interested in jazz and is open at all levels. We will work on jazz repertoire, technique, improvisation, and rhythm. I'm happy to bring two amazing singers and teachers, Josefiina Vannesluoma and Karmen Rõivassepp, to work with me! Please fill in the form below to participate! Check out the Taff Jazz Festival here!

Susanna Aleksandra - technique, 1-1 work
Learn more about me in my bio on this very webpage. Please find out about my teaching experience and philosophy here.

Josefiina Vannesluoma - improvisation, rhythm, 1-1 work

Josefina founded Jazz Voice School in Helsinki and is a voice teacher at the Turku Conservatory in Finland. Her debut solo project, The Mortal Lease, was nominated for "Best Jazz Album of the Year" at the Emma Gala 2024 (Finnish Grammy). Vannesluoma also leads and composes for vocal ensemble Signe and bossa nova group Nossa Bossa and various other projects. Signe has twice been nominated for "Best Jazz Album of the Year" at the Emma Gala. She received an honorable mention after being nominated for the Teosto Prize 2020 with their debut album, To Sappho.

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Karmen Rõivassepp - improvisation, circle singing 

Karmen Rõivassepp is a critically acclaimed Estonian singer and composer who has spent most of her career in Denmark. Her debut album "Dance of Sounds" brought her the Danish Music Award in the New Jazz Artist of the Year category. In 2019, she received the Estonian Young Jazz Talent award, and since then, she has performed as a guest soloist with several orchestras, including DR Big Band and Ensemble Edge. In 2023, she released her album "Ambivalence" with the Aarhus Jazz Orchestra, debuting as a big band composer. The album got wide recognition, winning the Estonian Music Award for Best Jazz Album and the Danish Music Award for Composer of the Year. Read more



  • Optional: 2h walking tour in the Old Town of Tallinn, Estonia with Susanna (complementary). I used to be a tour guide for 10+ years! So I'll show you my favorite places in the capital of Estonia! 



  • Leave for Haapsalu on Friday around 8 AM. Get there around 9.30.

  • Have a coffee break or breakfast in town, or enjoy a walk by the seaside. 

  • Workshops 10.30 - 14.30

  • Lunch, check in to hotel/ accommodation 

  • Open mic 16.00 - 17.30

  • Free time: dinner and festival visit. Susanna's gig on the main stage!


  • Workshops 10.30 - 14.30

  • Lunch

  • Open mic 16.00 - 17.30

  • Free time for dinner, festival visits, etc. 

SUNDAY 21.7 

Return to Tallinn. Buses are leaving from Haapsalu almost every hour. The return trip is not included in the course price, and it's best if you book it yourself according to the time you wish to leave. Go here!


Book until 31.5.2024 - 250 EUR

Book after 31.5.2024 - 300 EUR

  • Tallinn-Haapsalu in a private bus with our group

  • Two days of workshops​ (4 hours on both days) 

  • Open mic

  • A pianist or guitarist accompanying the master class and open mic

  • Taff festival full pass

The price does not include

  • Food. There are so many lovely restaurants in town! 

  • Accomodation. Airbnb's and hotels vary from 50-200 EUR/night

  • Return trip from Haapsalu to Tallinn

PS! Minimum group size for this program is ten people. If we have a smaller group, we can still have the master classes, but we might not be able to invite all teachers! If we have more than 10 participants, we will occasionally split into two groups to give students more individual time! 

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