AWARD: Bachelor of Music (Classical)
From unlimited potential to professional excellence:
Take your performance to the next level
Your Bachelor of Music (Classical) will speak volumes:
- Extend your performance ability and musical knowledge through dynamic training with industry professionals
- Enhance your instrumental and collaborative skills through individual lectures, group master classes and ensembles
- Enjoy extensive performance opportunities in AIM’s concert facilities
- Record your performance in cutting-edge audio facilities
- Immerse yourself in the history and culture of classical music
- Be guided by experienced, professional musicians in a supportive, creative environment
Download our Program Guide for course structure and subject details.
Major study: Specialised training and performance practice
Academic studies: Extend your understanding of music theory, history, culture and critique, and enhance your musical ear
Ensemble: Rehearse, record and perform with a variety of chamber groups
Associated studies & electives: Sharpen your focus or explore more
Elective units provide freedom and opportunity to broaden your learning experience. Units can be selected from any AIM Department, enabling you to specialise according to your personal interests.
Popular examples include:
- Acting: Imagination & the Actor
- Audio Technology
- Body Awareness & Psychology of Performance
- Digital Technology
- DJ Electronic Music
- Film & Screen Orchestration
- Foundations of Improvisation
- Guitar Skills
- Intro to Arts & Entertainment Management
- Keyboard Skills
- Teaching Techniques
and many more …
Entrance is by portfolio submission, plus audition / interview and musicianship assessment if required.
Classical Performance applicants are required to:
- submit a portfolio containing performance recordings of TWO contrasting pieces of music on their chosen instrument. The total of the two pieces should not exceed 15 minutes. (An accompanist may be included on request, if required).
- provide certified academic transcripts of previous study (including HSC or VCE). Year 12 school leavers should provide this once received.
- provide a resume as part of the portfolio that covers ALL musical experience.
- an additional audition or interview process, if required, can be conducted in person, via video or streaming.
For more information on the specific entry and admissions processes relevant to your program of interest and your student status, please follow the links below