Australian Institute of Music
Music Industry and Performing Arts Program
Beginning as the Sydney Guitar School in 1968, the Australian Institute of Music has grown into a major player in education and training for the Australian music industry, performing arts and entertainment management fields. Being an independent institute, AIM is not a music university, however AIM Music Courses deliver accredited music tuition and unique industry relevant programs, designed to equip students for successful lifelong creative careers, across music diplomas, music degrees and graduate music studies.
Diverse Music Course Choices
You simply won't find a more diverse combination of professional courses, campus facilities, student body, opportunities and music teachers at the top of their game. AIM offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate music courses, each with its own Head of Department and professional teaching staff, in addition to theatre and acting through the Australian Academy of Dramatic Art, AIM High School, individual lessons and Young AIM music tuition.
Professional Music Teaching Staff
In addition to our exceptional list of music and performing arts teachers, we also have a fulltime student services support team, marketing admissions team, web team and purposed music library, with over 1000 students and dedicated small staff to student ratio.
Customised Music and Entertainment Education
AIM students can individually tailor their studies to integrate performance skills, business management, marketing, individual instrument or voice lessons, audio and sound engineering, music production and other specialised units. Entertainment Management students also undertake industry placements as part of their course.
Exceptional Educational and Performance Facilities
With select facilities, performance spaces, industry standard Q Studios - and with industry staff on hand, students can develop the confidence and skills needed to pursue a successful career in the music industry, performing arts and wider entertainment fields.
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AIM VISION and MISSION Statement
AIM aspires to teach, motivate and inspire domestic and international students to make significant contributions to the global economy in performing, creative and management arts. In the tertiary program, AIM commits to making contributions to higher education outcomes in Australia and to free intellectual inquiry.
The Australian Institute of Music's mission is to provide practical skills, knowledge and tools in the formation and presentation of artistic works in the performing, creative and management arts. AIM's educational outcomes for students are:
- The ability to adapt to a wide variety of employment and career opportunities on the basis of well-developed specialisations and transdisciplinary skills in the performing, creative and management arts.
- The reinforcement of a strong sense of purpose and an accompanying commitment to artistic integrity and quality.The development of the capacity to think logically, to analyse critically and to explore responsible solutions to problems.
- An integrated grasp and appreciation of the nature of reality underpinned by a sense of curiosity, which will serve as the basis for lifelong learning.
1-51 Foveaux Street Surry Hills
Phone: +61 2 9219 5444
Fax: +61 2 9219 5454
1-51 Foveaux Street Surry Hills
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