Charlotte Mclean

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Tunes by Charlotte Mclean


Charlotte Mclean is emerging as one of Australia’s most captivating and original vocalists. Possessed of a velvety-smooth voice, she produces her own addictive style and her original tunes have garnered critical and popular acclaim. Charlotte’s exemplary skills as an improviser allow her to put a fresh spin on classic jazz repertoire, and she sings with honesty, strength and a unique combination of contemporary musical influences. 

Charlotte has had a passion for writing music and performing from an early age and in June 2020 release her second originals album “Magnolia”. She was delighted when announced as a finalist in the prestigious Queensland Music Awards (Jazz Category) for her original music in 2021. In 2023 she will be releasing her third originals album “Spinning wheels and sideshows” and a trio album exploring her favourite Jazz standards. 

Charlotte is a two-time graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music and Jazz Music Institute. Receiving a Bachelor of Music from JMI and graduating in 2021, she went on to study a Graduate Certificate (Majoring in Performance) and a Master of Music (Majoring in Vocal Pedagogy) at the Conservatorium, graduating in 2017 with a Griffith award for academic excellence. She is currently honing her skills as a tertiary lecturer in voice, ear-training, song-writing, ensemble and song & applied dance at Jazz Music Institute, JMC Academy and Australian Performing Arts Conservatory. She also recently presented her paper “An analysis of tertiary teaching approaches: Modifying curriculum to prepare vocalists for a professional career in Jazz Music” at the ANATS National Conference 2022 in Adelaide.


Master of Music (Vocal Pedagogy), Queensland Conservatorium of Music

Graduate Certificate in Performance, Queensland Conservatorium of Music

Bachelor of Jazz (Jazz Music Institute)