AIM’s goal of achieving excellence in education is led and supported by the Academic Board that operates under delegated authority at an appropriate level of autonomy from the Board of Directors, which is the Principal governing body of Institute.
PROFESSOR MARIE CARROLL
Marie Carroll was until 2015 Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) at the University of Sydney, with responsibilities curriculum, graduate studies and higher degrees by research strategy, and teaching and learning. She obtained her PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Otago University in New Zealand
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR ART PHILLIPS
Art is two-time Emmy Award winning music composer with credits spanning feature film, television, documentary series and advertising soundtracks including Santa Barbara, Neighbours, Missing Persons Unit, Outback House, Pirate Islands: The Lost Treasure of Fiji, The Flying Vet, Catalyst, The Secret Lives of Sleepwalkers, Dead Tired and Made in China, to name a few.
Phillips is the longest standing President of the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC), 2001~2008, and was Vice President from 1992~2000. He is currently a councillor for ‘Music Australia’, formerly ‘The Music Council of Australia’, representing ‘Music in Film and Television, 2005~current.
External Academic Expert
DR KATHIE ARDZEJEWSKA
Dr Kathie Ardzejewska is the Manager of the Learning and Teaching Office (LTO) at the University of Notre Dame. In this role, she provides managerial leadership to the LTO team to provide the academic community with support and resources that ultimately aim to enrich the learning and teaching experiences of students.
Academic Board Member
MISS RACHEL COLLIS
Rachel is a singer, songwriter and recording artist. Rachel holds a Master of Music (Composition and Music Production) from the Australian Institute of Music 2012, a Bachelor of Arts with a Diploma of Education (German and Linguistics) Macquarie University 2002, a Licentiate Diploma of Music (Piano) Australian Music Examinations Associate Diploma of Music (Piano).
Chair, AIM Examination
MR JULIAN GOUGH
Head of Academic Services
With 25 years’ experience in education, performance, composition and musical arrangement. Since 2007 his main focus has been tertiary and secondary education at AIM, where he heads a highly qualified team of dedicated educators.
Chair, Higher Research
DR ALISTAIR NOBLE
Director of Academic Affairs
Alistair studied a Masters Degree in Musicology, based upon extensive archival research. Alistair found that music analysis is a way to bring together many of his diverse interests in composition, performance, and critique of music. Alistair completed his PhD at the Australian National University.