Audition now for 2024 entry

Find your groove in 2024!

Are you ready to start your musical journey to become the best musician you can? Audition now for our Bachelor and Diploma programs in 2024! If you’re passionate about jazz music and aspire to be part of a thriving community of musicians, this is your chance to take the first step towards a rewarding and enriching musical education.

Why study jazz?

If you have the ambition to become a professional musician, you need to develop a musical skill set that enables you to perform in any kind of musical scenario and genre. Studying jazz is the best way to learn about how music works and to develop your technique and skills. Jazz has influenced all forms of contemporary music in one way or another. It requires you to become a highly proficient musician with a rich understanding of harmony. Once you have developed these skills, you have the skill set to play in any genre and to explore your own creativity completely untethered.

Why Choose JMI?

JMI is a renowned institution that prides itself on being a nurturing ground for talented musicians. With a rich legacy in jazz education, we offer exceptional opportunities for students to grow as artists, develop their unique musical voice, and prepare for a successful career in the music industry. Here’s what sets us apart:

    1. World-Class Faculty: At JMI, you’ll have the privilege of learning from accomplished musicians, educators, and industry professionals who are passionate about imparting their knowledge and experience.
    2. Community and Student Satisfaction: One thing that sets JMI apart from all music institutions is the sense of community and camaraderie. JMI has recently received a students satisfaction rating of 98.1% for overall educational experience in the 2022 National Student Experience Survey, the highest rating out of all Creative Arts courses and the 2nd highest rating out of 141 universities in Australia.
    3. Immersive Learning Environment: Our programs offer a blend of theory and practical applications, ensuring that you gain a comprehensive understanding of jazz music. You’ll engage in ensemble work, one-on-one lessons, and numerous performance opportunities.
    4. Performance Opportunities: We believe that the best way to learn is by doing. We ensure that students have the best opportunity to succeed in the music industry by providing them with over 150 paid performance opportunities every year. It’s this kind of real-world experience that ensures students are ready to be working professional musicians before they even graduate.
    5. Industry Connections: JMI has strong ties with the music industry, offering you invaluable networking opportunities, masterclasses with visiting artists, and access to the highest quality in international jazz performers and educators.

Audition Process

Auditioning for JMI is the first step to becoming a part of our vibrant musical community. Here’s a step-by-step explanation of the audition process:

    1. Check the audition requirements: We’ve listed our audition requirements on our website here. If you’re unsure of anything in the audition requirements, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly.
    2. Arrange and information session (optional). We offer free information sessions for anyone who has questions about the courses, what study life is like at JMI, what career options you may have or what you need to work on for your audition. If you’d like to set up an information session, please fill out the form here
    3. Fill out an application form: To set up an audition with JMI, simply complete the online audition form here. On the form you can select the date that you would like to perform your audition. We offer auditions in-person and online.
    4. Audition Day: Attend your scheduled audition on the designated date. During your audition, you’ll perform your selected pieces with a JMI rhythm section and have an interview with our faculty to discuss your aspirations and musical background.
    5. Notification: JMI will notify you of your audition results via email. If successful, you’ll receive an offer to study at JMI in 2024!

Join the JMI Family

The Jazz Music Institute is more than an institution; it’s a place where your passion for music can flourish, your talent can be honed, and your dreams can become reality. If you’re ready to take the plunge and audition for our Bachelor and Diploma programs in 2024, don’t miss this chance. This is your opportunity to embark on a musical journey that will shape your future.

To apply and learn more about the application process, contact the JMI team or set up an information session. We can’t wait to welcome the next generation of jazz musicians into the JMI family. Find your groove and start your musical journey with JMI in 2024!

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