The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) is one of a few pre-professional performance-based training institutions in the world and is known for its innovation, energy and adventurous programming. ANAM engages the world’s best international and national performers and pedagogues with whom musicians collaborate in a year-long program that encompasses a multitude of styles and performance situations. ANAM produces accomplished, dedicated and knowledgeable musicians who go on to become the future leaders in classical music.

A year at ANAM provides immense opportunity to pursue your personal goals, curate your own programs and to engage with music making of the highest calibre in performance. 

Daily, you mix face-to-face and perform alongside acclaimed artists including working with composers of today. It is extremely challenging and demanding while at the same time incredibly exciting, enriching and rewarding. An intense engagement with a breadth of knowledge and experience will expand your horizons. ANAM is the place to refine your musical skills, preparing for a lifelong and vital career in the music industry.

“Today’s world is in need of musicians who are creative, independent, and ready to be the torchbearers for the art we all love. At ANAM we take every young musician's aspirations to heart. We pledge to guide them wisely during what is possibly the most exciting chapter in their artistic lives so far, namely the time when talented students transform into young professional artists.  

We invite young musicians onto a journey leading to instrumental excellence and artistic discovery. Along the way we explore the music of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Our faculty are expert pedagogues and their commitment and integrity ensures that every aspiring musician joining the ANAM community gets a chance to reach their maximum.” 

– Paavali Jumppanen, ANAM Artistic Director

Interested in training at ANAM? Find out more about our Performance Program or email study@anam.com.au

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