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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Path of Peace by Nicholas Gentile

Becoming their first artist in residence, Cowra Civic Centre enlists the help of AIM Staff member, Nicholas Gentile, to...

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POSTGRAD: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY GUESTS

Postgraduate students from Arts and Entertainment Management recently met with members of the industry who provided insight...

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SHORT COURSES

AIM's Spring Season of Short Courses are starting in September! 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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2030 records

Introducing AIM's new Student Run Record Label

Supporting Music Makers and Creators #artistfirst 

Head to www.2030records.com for more info.

 

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.

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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