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Study jazz at Australia's leading jazz institution
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Check out JMI's Youth Program for high school students
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looking to learn jazz?
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4-day clinic with JMI's faculty
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2023 JMI Summer Jazz Clinics
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Live jazz every Thursday night at JMI Live!
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Private lessons are now available at JMI for all ages & abilities!
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Why Study at JMI?

Student Satisfaction

JMI has the highest student satisfaction rating amongst tertiary music institutions in Australia (data from qilt.edu.au)

Course Quality

JMI has the highest quality music courses endorsed by internationally renowned artists, including multi-Grammy award winner Wynton Marsalis

Gig Opportunities

JMI books over 150 paid gigs for students every year. No other institution provides this much paid work and industry experience

Global Connections

The only institution in Australia with connections to Jazz at Lincoln Center, bringing out jazz artists from USA to work with JMI students

Multi-Grammy Award winning artist Wynton Marsalis recommends JMI as the place to study if you are serious about learning jazz!
Wynton Marsalis recommends JMI
Internationally renowned drummer Jerome Jennings talks about his experiences working with JMI students and why JMI is the ideal place to start your jazz career
Jerome Jennings on why JMI is a great place to study
Enjoy our latest video update featuring 2019 Alumnus, Katie Randall. Katie pays special tribute to our Bachelor course, notably the one-on-one lessons & learning from our esteemed faculty.

JMI Alumnus Interview with Katie Randall

Vince Gardner, lead trombonist of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, believes JMI is a beacon of light for jazz education internationally
"JMI is a worldwide cultural treasure" - Vince Gardner
Hear JMI students, staff and alumni talk about their JMI experience and what it's like to be part of the JMI community
Study jazz & join the JMI community!
Hear from one of JMI's students and talented saxophonist Lachie Alexander on why he loves studying at JMI!
Lachie Alexander - JMI student testimonial
Faculty member, Travis Jenkins discusses his approach to teaching jazz and why JMI is a unique place to teach and learn music within
Travis Jenkins - Faculty Interview
JMI presents live jazz every Thursday night featuring local, interstate and international artists.
Live jazz in Brisbane every week!

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The JMI Student Experience

As an institution to study at, JMI is clearly ahead of the curve in terms of student satisfaction and engagement. JMI is among the highest rated institutions in Australia. This data has been collected through Quality Indicators for Learning & Teaching (QILT), a national survey of higher education students at Universities and private providers. Here is an excerpt of some of the results from the QILT Student Experience Survey in 2021:

Overall Experience 90.7%

(National Average is 70.9%)

Skill Development88.9%

(National Average is 78.7%)

Teaching Practices94.4%

(National Average is 78.7%)

Support Services95.9%

(National Average is 73.1%)

Facilities & Resources90.2%

(National average is 78.1%)

Data is publicly available at qilt.edu.au

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