Dr Georgia Luikens earned undergraduate degrees from the University of New South Wales (Sydney) in Music and English Literature, followed by a Masters and PhD in Musicology from Brandeis University in the USA, where she also taught.
Her research interests centre on twentieth century American musical culture, with a current focus on the music of Leonard Bernstein.
While at Brandeis, Georgia held the Harry and Mildred Remis Endowed Fellowship for the Creative Arts and was awarded numerous teaching prizes.
As an active violinist and chorister, Georgia played and sung with ensembles across Boston, including the Brookline Symphony Orchestra, Metro-West Opera Orchestra, Lowell House Opera Orchestra, The Jameson Singers and the Irving Fine Society.
At AIM, Georgia is a curriculum consultant and supervises postgraduate students.