Lecturers

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  • Michael Bartolomei

    Academic Lecturer

    Michael has worked across multiple genres and settings, from rock and jazz to classical. He has composed for theatre (the Sydney Theatre Company's production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It) and film (Dive Deep, Resistance). His work has been featured extensively in radio and TV commercials including TVCs for Qantas and Nescafe.

  • Adrian Bolland

    Academic Lecturer

    Adrian Bolland is one of Australia’s most experienced and celebrated audio experts. As a producer, engineer and mixer, he’s been credited with a long list of hit singles and albums for artists such as The Divinyls, Slim Dusty, The Little River Band, Leo Sayer, Vince Jones, Gangajang, The Rockmelons, Celibate Rifles,  Severed Heads, Margaret Urlich and many others. In 1993 he won the ARIA Award for Engineer of the Year.

  • Candice Boyd

    Academic Lecturer

    Candice Boyd has been teaching singing and violin since age 18, specialising in contemporary singing and violin, as well as classical violin. In 2010, she began teaching the choirs and small vocal groups at Newtown High School of the Performing Arts. In 2013, she began teaching private vocal lessons and vocal ensemble groups at the Australian Institute of Music.

  • Matt Bruce

    Academic Lecturer

    Matt Bruce is a violinist and concertmaster who has worked professionally in the Australian music industry for over 30 years. Matt has been a member of the world-renowned Australian Brandenburg Orchestra since 1992, which he has led as Resident Concertmaster and Associate Concertmaster) since 2013.

  • Nic Cecire

    Academic Lecturer

    Nic Cecire is an in-demand drummer and educator based in Sydney. He has a resume of stage, recording and screen credits to match any professional musician working in Australia today. Nic’s work in pop and rock includes playing with headlining artists such as Wendy Mathews, The Whitlams, Jenny Morris, Boy George/Culture Club, Glenn Shorrock, Grace Knight.

  • Chloe Chung

    Academic Lecturer

    Chloe Chung is an innovative cross-cultural flautist, playing Western classical flute and dizi (Chinese bamboo flute). Her passion for creativity, sustainability and health education are central to her work as an active performer, teacher, and emerging creative director.

  • Greg Coffin

    Associate Head of Learning and Teaching

    Greg is well respected as an outstanding educator at tertiary level. He is passionate about supporting students through their musical journey, specialising in first year student studies and teaching piano and commencing theory courses.

  • Dr. Brieley Cutting

    Academic Lecturer

    Dr. Brieley Cutting is an Australian pianist whose playing has been critically praised for its “myriad of colours” and technical expertise. Throughout her career, she has combined her performing with her work as a piano teacher, academic lecturer, accompanist, artistic director, and artistic researcher.

  • Wendy Dixon

    Academic Lecturer

    Wendy Dixon is a New Zealand-born pianist, cellist and singer. Wendy began her professional career at the age of 18 as Eve in Haydn’s The Creation. Over the next 11 years in New Zealand, Wendy performed an average of three operas a year, numerous oratorios and concert engagements and national tours as a vocal recitalist.

  • Jonathan Dower

    Academic Lecturer

    Jonathan Dower is a composer, musician and producer with extensive experience in the film, music, art, theatre and advertising industries. Jonathan’s primetime TV credits include Packed to the Rafters, Bondi Rescue, Cybershack, Embedded and About Men.  

  • Peta Downes

    Open Programs and Industry Engagement Manager

    Peta Downes is a theatre director, producer and tertiary arts educator with over twenty-five years’ of experience. Prior to her appointment at AIM, Peta was the Course Manager - National Short Courses for NIDA's Open Program (2010-11).

  • Jo Elms

    Academic Lecturer

    Jo Elms is a singer, songwriter, musician and actress. Born and raised in New Zealand, Jo's first single, Closest Thing to Heaven was released through Warner Music New Zealand and went to number 5 on the NZ pop charts.