AIM Backstage Pass: School Excursion provides secondary music students with a taste of tertiary study at the Australian Institute of Music. Across four hours of informative and enjoyable activities, you and your students will actively collaborate in performances, undertake a recording experience, enjoy a performance by our talented staff and students and learn about tertiary study in music.
This exciting excursion program can be tailored to your school’s needs with a bespoke program designed to suit your students and their unique skill level. Get in touch to find out more.
Designed for: Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 music students and teachers.
AIM Backstage Pass: School Excursion Schedule
10.00 AM – 10.40 AM Collaborative Drumming Workshop
Start the day with an interactive drumming workshop, focusing on the rhythms and beats of Brazil and Cuba. This activity is drawn from our tertiary contemporary programs here at AIM.
11.00 AM- 11.50 AM Collaborative Rehearsal
Workshop, rehearse and finesse your musical work with our specialised tertiary educators. Prior to the excursion, we will discuss with you the type of musical ensemble you have and will assign an appropriate specialist to provide additional guidance and support in enhancing your ensemble.
12.00 – 12.50 PM Recording
During the collaborative rehearsal, we will set up recording equipment around your ensemble or choir. We invite your students who are interested in technology and audio recording to assist in this process. We then record your school ensemble or choir.
1.00 PM Lunch and Tertiary Concert
During lunch in the AIM Student Lounge, enjoy a performance featuring our students and staff. At the end of the concert, we will present the mix of your ensemble’s recording and our staff will be available to answer any questions your students have around tertiary study.