Lecturers

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  • 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.

  • Anastasia Fai

    Academic Lecturer

    Anastasia Fai is a leading Australian entrepreneur and company director. A graduate of AIM herself, she also has an MBA from Melbourne Business School.

  • Dr. David Fenton

    Associate Head of Learning and Teaching

    Dr. David Fenton is a highly credentialled and experienced theatre director, creative industries executive and academic. He’s the Associate Head of Learning and Teaching for all Post Graduate programs at AIM.

  • Chris Fields

    Academic Lecturer

    Sydney based drummer/percussionist Chris Fields hails originally from the USA where he grew up in the busy music scene of Atlanta, Georgia. Chris performed extensively in the USA, Mexico and Caribbean before moving to Australia in 2001.

  • Ken Francis

    Academic Lecturer

    Ken Francis has been a musician since his teens. Ken has played guitar in rock, jazz, pop & R&B bands and toured with acts including Air Supply, Sharon O’Neill, Matt Finish, Rick Price and Tommy Emmanuel.

  • Hugh Fraser

    Academic Lecturer

    As a bass player (electric and double bass), Hugh has performed with a who's who of Australian and international performers including Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen, Rhonda Burchmore, Grace Knight, James Morrison, Geraldine Turner and many more.

  • Gary Fredericks

    Academic Lecturer

    Gary Fredericks is a seasoned Australian musician with decades of experience as a live performer, songwriter and recording artist. He has worked with a long list of Australian superstars, including Johnny O’Keefe and Air Supply. In the 80s, his band Full Marks was signed to CBS Records (now Sony Music).

  • Dr. Paul Geddes

    Academic Lecturer

    Dr. Paul Geddes is a critically acclaimed theatre practitioner, teacher and scholar. As an educator and performer he has worked for Sydney Children's Choir, Gondwana National Choirs, Macquarie University and NIDA. He has an A.Mus.A in Piano and a PhD in English Literature with a thesis on the work of Stephen Sondheim.