Reasons why you should study music at JMC Academy

Fuel your passion for performing and creating music at JMC Academy. 

Studying music can give you a great mix of technical, social and business skills, and also show you how to arrange and compose music, giving you access to the latest technology and help you learn to promote yourself.

If you are looking to become a professional performer then the experience of a Contemporary Music & performance course can make a world of difference and land you with the best contacts. We'll tell you how!


At JMC Academy, you will be surrounded by talented and passionate peers and enjoy a strong sense of community. Our class sizes do not exceed 25 students ensuring you get to know your lecturers and classes become more friendly and engaging. 

Celebrate intergration by collaborating with Audio, Entertainment Business management, songwriting and performers on various projects. Find out more about real collaborative commercial projects - we call it, Make it with JMC. 


Our world class facilities include professional recording studios and the SSL Duality Audio Console which is the only one of its kind in Australia. You will also enjoy 5.1 surround sound mixing, digital and analogue recording consoles and on campus auditorium just to name a few.
Students also have access to extended hours use of our studios and rehearsal rooms across all three campuses. Check with our Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane studio opening hours.


JMC Academy collaborates with key institutions to allow our students experience unique opportunities. This includes our newest partnership with APRA-AMCOS and Berklee Music College.

In December 2015, JMC announced an exclusive partnership with APRA AMCOS with the release of Songwriting Scholarships to 'SongMakers' Students. There are three JMC Music Scholarships up for grabs valued at $16,000 each. To be in the running to win one of these scholarships, you must enrol in the SongMakers course for 2016. View the terms and conditions here. 

Berklee College of Music
JMC Academy has partnered with Berklee College of Music, the largest and prestigious independent college of contemporary music in the world. As the only Australasian partner school, this means our students have exclusive access to “Masterclasses’, online music video contests and Sydney-based Auditions throughout the year. Read more about the Berklee partnership.

Rooftop and Laneway sessions
Our student showcases are staged at popular venues allowing students to gain experience by playing, performing, mixing and recording to live audiences. Read more about Melbourne Laneway Sessions or watch our Sydney November Rooftop Session video below:


JMC Alumni Jess Dunbar and Matt Price soared into superstardom on X Factor Australia in 2015. Jess & Matt had undeniable chemistry, talent and experience which helped take them to the grand final and land a deal with Sony Records. Jess & Matt met at JMC where we saw their relationship and talents grow to new heights. Kemo Bungeric, Head of Contemporary Music and Performance and the entire team at JMC Academy are extremely proud of all our Music Alumni. Read more about our talented Alumni here. 


Our lecturers are highly experienced, well-connected, accomplished and passionate about the music industry and whole heartedly support students to strive towards a successful career. This handpicked network of committed academic professionals will guide you through your studies. 

If you are interested in studying music at JMC Academy enquire now.
To find out more information about our Contemporary music and performance course click here.. 

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