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We can accommodate information sessions on the weekend and after hours for those that have school or work commitments. Please fill out the form on this screen or give us a call on (07) 3216 1110 or e-mail email@example.com to organise a time that suits you.
International applicants will need to go to the International Students page for specific information regarding how to apply to JMI as an international student.
To apply for JMI’s Bachelor & Diploma programs, applicants will need to perform an audition. Auditions are available by appointment on the following dates:
To arrange an audition, you will need to complete the Application for Audition Form. On the form, you will need to nominate the date that you want to audition. Once completed, you will receive confirmation of your audition within 2 working days to confirm your audition date and a time for your audition. A $30 audition fee is required to be paid before the audition.
The audition process for JMI’s Higher Education programs is outlined below. Applicants will need to complete the Repertoire Performance, Scales & Arpeggios and Theory & Aural Exam. This will take up to 30 minutes to complete in total.
In addition to the audition, applicants will need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements to enter the course. More admissions information, including JMI Student Profiles and specific admissions information for different applicant backgrounds (school leavers, previous VET study, previous Higher Education study, work & life experience) is also available here.
If you are unsure of the specific information please contact the office for further clarification. You can also arrange lessons with staff prior to your audition. If you are unable to complete some of the following requirements, you may be offered lessons with staff or short courses after your audition.
Repertoire List A (Blues): Blue Monk, Tenor Madness, Blues by Five, Sonnymoon for Two
Repertoire List B (Standards): Autumn Leaves, All of Me, Fly Me to the Moon, Exactly Like You, There Is No Greater Love, There Will Never Be Another You
Instrumentalists (brass, woodwind, bass, guitar, piano) are to perform 1 piece from List A (Blues) and 1 piece from List B (Standards)
Vocalists are to select 2 pieces from List B only (Standards). Vocalists will be asked to sing the melody, take a 1-chorus scat solo or vocalise, then sing the melody to finish.
Drummers will need to perform 1 piece from List A (Blues) with a swing feel and the song “Blue Bossa” with a Bossa Nova feel. In both pieces, drummers will need to play time and trade 4s with the JMI staff piano player.
All applicants will perform these pieces with a JMI staff rhythm section.
N.B. If you would like to get the sheet music for the repertoire below, please contact JMI directly.
Check out JMI’s Spotify Playlist for some great versions of these tunes
Instrumentalists (brass, woodwind, bass, guitar, piano) to perform the following:
NB: Guitarists are to demonstrate the above information in at least 2 positions.
Vocalists will need to perform the following:
Drummers will also need to perform the following:
Applicants will sit a music theory exam on basic music theory knowledge which will include:
Applicants will also sit a brief aural exam in which they will have to:
If you are successful in your audition, you will be sent an offer for enrolment in the program. This offer will include the following information:
For JMI’s accredited courses, fee payment options include:
You will be given up to 30 days to respond to this offer and confirm your place in the course. To confirm your enrolment, you will need to complete the Enrolment Form and send back to JMI as per the instructions in the Letter of Offer. If you do not respond within 30 days, your offer may be withdrawn.
You are able to apply for Advanced Standing as per JMI’s Credit Transfer & Recognition of Prior Learning Policy at any point in time during the application process. You can access this policy by visiting our Academic Policies page.
If you wish to defer your offer, you will need to contact JMI directly and in accordance with JMI’s Leave of Absence and Withdrawal Policy, also available on our Academic Policies page.
For more information regarding tuition fees and refunds, please see our Domestic Student Fee and Refund Policy available on our Academic Policies page.
Applicants will need to demonstrate an adequate level of English Language proficiency prior to gaining entry into this course. The following is deemed adequate and will require providing documentation (in brackets) at the point of audition.
If applicants cannot demonstrate an adequate level of English Language proficiency at the time of audition, they will need to undertake a STAT test at QTAC (www.qtac.edu.au) and gain an overall score of 150 or better prior to being offered a place in this course.
If you are unable to achieve this score then you will need to complete a preparatory course in English to be able to enter this course. Contact JMI for more information regarding English preparatory courses that are available.
Additional Admissions Information for Higher Education Courses at JMI
Below is a list of information regarding Jazz Music Institute for the purposes of admissions
47 Brookes Street
Bowen Hills, QLD 4006
Important Admissions Dates
4th July 2022 – Auditions open for 2023 entry
29th January 2023 – Auditions close for 2023 entry
20 to 24 February 2023 – Orientation week
27 February 2023 – Semester 1 2023 commences
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Phone: (07) 3216 1110
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