In 2016 John was made a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Music (AIM) and in 2017 took up the title of AIM Ambassador. In collaboration with AIM his tenure will include professional development projects for High School band directors from all over Australia.
Through AIM John will also provide an opportunity to high school age musicians to play in an "All Star" Youth Orchestra under his direction. Under the AIM banner, John will travel extensively throughout regional and remote Australia seeing over 22,000 young musicians during 2017.
“I am deeply honoured to have been awarded a fellowship of the Australian Institute of Music under the title of Ambassador. I look forward to an exciting and busy future as AIM Ambassador (and) I will be proudly carrying my title.” -
John Morrison (”The Cat in the Hat”) has delighted audiences for more than 3 decades with his humor and dedication to sounds that swing!
Voted Australia’s best Big Band drummer, his big band “Swing City” was selected to open the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Throughout his career John Morrison and his many groups have headlined every major event and festival in Australia.
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