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Future Students Info Day Melbourne

Deciding on which path to take after school can be a daunting decision to make.

If you are passionate about music but you have plenty of questions about pursuing a career in the music industry, we’re here to help. As the only tertiary institution in Australia dedicated to music, we’ve helped people join a creative and enriching community of musicians and creatives for over 50 years.

Our Future Students Info Day is an opportunity to get first-hand insight and guidance to a rewarding and fulfilling career in music through music education.

During the day, you will:

  • Get guidance on our courses designed for excelling in the music industry
  • Discover the thriving career opportunities for your skills and interests
  • Talk with our education partner Industri about their specialised live music courses
  • Tour our facilities, built specifically for musicians
  • Experience live performances from current students and staff
  • Audition on the day for your future degree

 

Whether you’re still considering your options or have auditioned for AIM, we’re here to help future musicians like you. Let’s talk about your future and potential here at AIM.

REGISTER TO JOIN US!

DATE & TIME

Thursday 19 January,  11:00AM to 3PM

LOCATION

120 King Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

tour our campus

Meet students and lecturers

explore course options

Get 1 on 1 time with teachers

listen to live performances

- open day schedule -

Saturday 3 September
10:00am to 3:00pm

talks, workshops & performances

10.00 AM 

30 mins

Level 2

Auditorium

Performance - Contemporary Drum Student Gandhi

Current Contemporary drum major Gandhi kicks off our Open Day with a high energy performance showcasing his incredible skill on the drum kit.

10.00 AM

30 mins

Level 3

Room  301

Music Theatre - Acting 101

Get inside the actor’s mind! Devise new work & take to the stage. Led by AIM lecturer Johanna Allen.

10.30 AM 

30 mins

Level 2

Room 201

Drum Workshop

Grab a set of sticks & be ready to keep up with our current students & faculty in this all drumming, all grooving session. Led by AIM lecturer Jason Weir.

10.30 AM

30 mins

Level 2

Room  220b

Guitar Heroes Workshop

Metal, rock, jazz? Find out how to navigate your way around the fret board! Play with AIM lecturers Dr Tim Willis & Nick Brown.

10.30 AM 

45 mins

Level 2

Room 220a

Open Rehearsal - Prince Ensemble

Our current students invite you to watch them rehearse repertoire from the Prince back catalogue. Look out for when they hit the stage later in the day.

10.30 AM

30 mins

Level 3

Room  328

DAW Shootout

Are you producing beats in your bedroom? Learn how to take your track to the next level. Led by AIM lecturer Matt Tinkler.

10.30 AM 

30  mins

Level 3

Room 327

Talking Shop - Entertainment Management

The music industry is made up by many different roles & jobs. If you are not on stage what could you be?

10.30 AM

30 mins

Level 2

Auditorium

Music Theatre Performance

AIM Musical Theatre students perform excerpts from the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, as well as other repertoire from the Music Theatre canon explored in their classes.

11.00 AM 

30 mins

Level 3

Room 301

Music Theatre - Story Through Song

Discover the gold inside the lyric – tell your story through song. Led by Johanna Allen & Stephen Gray.

11.00 AM

30 mins

Level 3

Library (Room 329)

Postgraduate Studies - Practice Led Research

Practice led research in the musical landscape. What is it and how do we do it? Panel discussion with Tim Willis, Andrew Batterham, Vince Giles & Carlos Lopez.

11.15 AM 

30 mins

Level 2

Auditorium

Performance - Prince Ensemble

Purple rain here at AIM! Come by and watch our students perform repertoire from the Prince back catalogue.

11.30 AM

30 mins

Level 2

Room  220b

Composing for Strings

Sit with alumni Jessamie Kaitler and discuss the different ways you can compose with and for strings.

11.30 AM 

30 mins

Level 2

Room 220a

Contemporary - Arranging 101

Ever wondered how all the instruments know what to play? How can you take a solo song and blow it up for a big band? Led by AIM lecturers Daryl McKenzie & Matt Amy.

11.30 AM

30 mins

Level 3

Room  301

Contemporary - Vocal Workshop

Sing your heart out! Come and explore what it means to be a vocalist and join in on our spontaneous choir! Led by Joshua Kyle

11.30 AM 

30 mins

Level 3

Room 327

Marketing Your Music

Learn how powerful an image can be for your brand. What does your album cover say about you? Led by Matto Lucas, artist, photographer, creator, curator and art facilitator.

11.30 AM

30 mins

Level 3

Library (Room 329)

Diversity in Music

Join the discussion and change the landscape of the music industry through inclusive and meaningful action.  Led by Alice Bennett.

11.30 AM 

30 mins

Level 3

Room 328

Coding & Composition

Learn how to sew sound and visuals together to create exciting performances. 

12.00 PM 

45 mins

Level 2

Auditorium

The Future of the Australian Music Industry

Join some seriously experienced industry executives as they discuss the future of the music industry. Some of Australia’s leading artist managers, record label owners, publishers and live music agents will tell you what’s ahead. The future looks bright!

1.00 PM

30 mins

Level 2

Auditorium

Composition & Production Performance

Academic Lecturer Matt Tinkler invites you to enter his sound world REALMS. Discover how you can build and create sound but also an entire new world as its platform and method of discovery.

1.00 PM 

30 mins

Level 2

Room 201

Drum Workshop

Grab a set of sticks & be ready to keep up with our current students & faculty in this all drumming, all grooving session. Led by AIM lecturers Jason Weir.

1.00 PM

1 hour

Level 2

Room 220a

Brass & Woodwind Sectional

Do you play brass & woodwind but love James Brown, Snarky Puppy or Tower of Power more so than brass band? This is for you. Led by AIM lecturers Daryl McKenzie & Matt Amy.

1.00 PM 

30 mins

Level 3

Room 328

Composition - Sound & Phones

Your phone is capable of making sound way beyond a simple ring tone. Led by AIM lecturer Vince Giles.

1.00 PM

30 mins

Level 3

Room 301

Contemporary Vocal Workshop

Sing your heart out! Come and explore what it means to be a vocalist and join in our spontaneous choir! Led by Joshua Kyle

1.30 PM 

30 mins

Level 2

Auditorium

Music Theatre Performance

AIM Musical Theatre students perform excerpts from the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, as well as other repertoire from the Music Theatre canon explored in their classes.

1.30 PM

30 mins

Level 3

Library (Room 329)

Postgraduate Studies - Practice Led Research

Practice led research in the musical landscape. What is it and how do we do it? Panel discussion with Tim Willis, Andrew BatterhamVince Giles & Carlos Lopez.

2.00 PM 

30 mins

Level 2

Room 220b

Guitar Heroes Workshop

Metal, rock, jazz? Find out how to navigate your way around the fret board! Play with AIM lecturers Dr Tim Willis & Nick Brown.

2.00 PM

30 mins

Level 3

Room 301

Music Theatre - Musical Direction

Pick the brain of our in house Maestro and understand the role of a Musical Director. Led by Stephen Gray.

2.00 PM 

30 mins

Level 3

Library (Room 329)

Diversity in Music

Join the discussion and change the landscape of the music industry through inclusive and meaningful action.  Led by Alice Bennett. 

2.00 PM

30 mins

Level 3

Room 328

DAW Shootout

Are you producing beats in your bedroom? Learn how to take your track to the next level. Led by AIM lecturer Matt Tinkler.

1 ON 1'S

ALL DAY

Level 2

Course Overviews with AIM Lecturers

Learn about each of our courses from the industry professionals who teach them.  1 on 1 sessions to ask questions of AIM’s academic lecturers across Contemporary, Music Theatre, Composition & Production, Entertainment Management, and Postgraduate studies.

Tours & Admissions informatioN

ALL DAY

Level 2

Student Lounge

Campus Tours

Leaving every 30 minutes from 10.30 am.  Led by AIM Student Advisors and Ambassadors tour our campus to get the inside info on AIM facilities and what it’s like to study at AIM.   

Becoming an AIM Student Information Session

Every hour commencing at 11.00am.   Led by AIM Student Advisors find out all you need to know about applying to AIM, the audition process, no ATAR and mature age entry pathways.   

performances

Bronte Morrison

Bronte Morrison is an acoustic folk soul influenced singer songwriter who recently completed her bachelor of Music at AIM. You can find Bronte playing in venues across Melbourne every weekend.

Celin Loh

Celin Loh is a Music Theatre student at AIM

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