Everything we do is driven by music

At AIM, in everything we do, music comes first. Everything you learn - from performing, composing, to the business side of the industry - has been designed to serve the music; your music. Whether you want to play, perform or immerse yourself in the business, there's no more powerful way to bring your passion and your ambition to life.

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News &
Stories

Get Behind our AIMers on The Voice 2020

The Voice 2020 is in full swing and we're supporting some familiar faces battling it out for the title of the new Voice...

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Make Music Day Live Masterclass

To celebrate Make Music Day Australia on the 21st June 2020, we partnered with the Sydney Improvised Music Association to...

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SHORT COURSES STARTING SOON

AIM's Winter Season of Short Courses are starting in July! Click the button below to see the list of courses available online.

Limited spots available. Secure your place and book now!

 

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

We acknowledge and pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land on which our campuses stand: the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and the Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to their elders, both past, present and emerging.

Upcoming
Events

AIM International Webinar

  • AIM - Australian Institute of Music
    Saturday, 18th July 2020

    China/Hong Kong/Macau/Taiwan:
    1:00pm AEST (11am local time)

    Indonesia/Vietnam:
    2:30pm AEST (11:30am local time)

    Philippines/Singapore/Malaysia:
    2:30pm AEST (12:30pm local time)

    Korea:
    4:00pm AEST (3:00pm local time)

    India/Sri Lanka/ Nepal:
    5:30pm AEST (1:00pm local time)
  • AIM - Australian Institute of Music
    ONLINE!
    Schedules, links and passcodes provided closer to the date

If you are an international student interested in studying a degree for the music industry, we would like to invite you to attend our very first virtual...

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Open Day Online | July 2020

  • AIM - Australian Institute of Music
    2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

    Saturday, 25th July 2020
  • AIM - Australian Institute of Music
    ONLINE!

Do you live and breathe music like we do? Come join us at AIM Open Day ONLINE to find out where your passion for music could take you!

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Alumni
Success

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  • Elizabeth Riordan

    Elizabeth Riordan is a songwriter for Universal Music Publishing globally.
    Her song ‘I’m In Love With You’ won the 2017 Mark Award for ‘Best Production Music Track - Vocal’ and is featured in the Netflix series ‘Cable Girls’.

    - Elizabeth Riordan - Bachelor of Music (Contemporary)

  • Elisa Colla

    Has made appearances in national and international tours of Wicked, Les Misérables, West Side Story and a recent headline performance in My Fair Lady. She now mixes theatre touring performances with contracted appearances for Opera Australia.

    - Elisa Colla - Bachelor of Music (Music Theatre) Graduate

  • Luca Bruegger

    Audio Engineer who has worked with B-52's, John Scofield, Chris Potter, Ron Carter, Paul Gilbert, David Bowie, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, ORF Orchestra, Bollywood star Udit Narayan, Coldplay's David Eggar and many others.

    - Luca Bruegger - Bachelor of Music (Audio) Graduate

  • Alex Hope

    ARIA and APRA Award winning songwriter, producer and musician. Alex has written for artists such as Tina Arena, Guy Sebastian and Broods.

    - Alex Hope - Senior Secondary College Graduate

  • Jackson Christie

    Jackson Christie is a Sony Music A&R Rep, responsible for scouting and signing artists, as well as overseeing and assisting with the recording process, from organising writing sessions to delivering the mastered audio file.

    During his time at Sony, he has worked with artists such as GRAACE, Carmouflage Rose, Cosmo’s Midnight, Peking Duk and several others.

    - Jackson Christie - Bachelor of Entertainment Management (Graduate)

  • Carlos Lara

    As the lead singer of Sydney based band, Bootleg Rascal, Carlos Lara has toured the world playing in UK, France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, The United States, Canada and New Zealand.

    They have also supported the likes of Sticky fingers, Ocean ally, Daryl Braithwaite, The Black Seeds, Kingswood, Camouflage Rose and the Delta Riggs.

    - Carlos Lara - Bachelor of Entertainment Management

  • Kyle Mercado

    Currently playing bass with a number of headline acts including ARIA Award-winning R&B/pop artist Jessica Mauboy.

    - Kyle Mercado - Bachelor of Music (Contemporary) Graduate

  • Sam Westphalen

    YouTube sensation with over 50 million views on YouTube. Sam completed a tour of China in 2015 - 2016.

    - Sam Westphalen - Bachelor of Music (Composition & Music Production) Graduate

  • Andrew Geraghty

    One of Australia’s up and coming professional keyboard players, working locally and overseas with Ricki Lee Coulta, Vera Blue, the McClymonts and Boy George.

    - Andrew Geraghty - Bachelor of Music (Contemporary) Graduate

  • Tempus Sun

    Since forming a year ago, Tempus Sun have invented their own blend of an energetic, driving indie rock. Plowing through a nearly sold out east coast tour of Australia in early September, Tempus Sun showcased their live power with great success.

    - Tempus Sun - AIM Alumni

Students in action

AIM Showcase

AIMs end-of-year Student Showcase featuring performances across a range of departments. 

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Off The Record

A showcase of the vast amount of talent we have at the Australian Institute of Music.

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