The Australian Institute of Music (AIM) delivers innovative education for careers in the Australian music, entertainment & performing arts industries.
With a reputation as a leading independent education provider, AIM's music & performing arts courses in Sydney and Melbourne offer accredited tertiary music degrees through unique industry relevant programs.
Courses available in 2017
Beginning as the Sydney Guitar School in 1968, founded by Dr Peter Calvo, AIM now offers the most diverse range of music diplomas, music degrees, and graduate music studies available anywhere in Australia. AIM also offers Acting & Theatre Making through Dramatic Arts, AIM High Senior Secondary HSC studies, individual music lessons & short courses.
Beginning in January 2014, AIM Melbourne is fast establishing itself as an innovative music school in its own right, with a growing student population, hands-on courses in performance, production & management, industry staff and professionally equipped facilities.
Professional Teaching Staff
Each undergraduate & graduate music course at AIM has its own Head of Department with its own list of professional music, entertainment & performing arts teachers. Students are well supported through on campus student services team, marketing/admissions team, web team, counselling staff & dedicated music library.
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Customised Music Education
AIM students can shape their studies to integrate performance, business management, marketing, individual instrument or voice lessons, audio & sound engineering, music production and many more specialised units. Some students also undertake industry placements as part of their course.
Leading Education, Performance & Production Facilities
With ever-expanding, purpose built facilities, performance spaces, music production studios - and industry staff on-hand, AIM students can develop the confidence and skills needed to pursue a successful life-long career in the music industry, performing arts & wider entertainment fields.