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Australian Academy Of Music And Performing Arts (AMPA)

Australian Academy Of Music And Performing Arts (AMPA)

Australian Academy Of Music And Performing Arts (AMPA)


About AMPA

The Academy of Music And Performing Arts (AMPA) is one of Australia's leading tertiary providers of performing arts education.

Educating and inspiring young artists for over 20 years, AMPA remains committed to providing the highest quality in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees focussing on the performing arts, including contemporary, jazz and classical music, dance performance (modern, ballet, jazz, contemporary and hip hop), music theatre, composition/music production and arts management.

With its distinctive personal approach, high calibre teaching staff, emphasis on performance-based study and individual study designs, AMPA equips talented artists with the skills essential to succeed as musicians, dancers, performing artists, composers, producers, choreographers, directors, teachers and industry professionals in Australia and around the world. Given the demands of such highly competitive industries, AMPA’s ultimate priority is to develop inspirational and proficient artists who will leave a lasting impact on whichever field they choose.

Higher Education Accreditation

  • AMPA is a registered Higher Education Provider through the Australian Government - Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)
  • AMPA is a registered FEE-Help provider for all of its courses
  • AMPA is registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS)
  • AMPA is AUSTUDY/ABSTUDY approved for all full-time courses
  • AMPA is a member of the Australian Council of Private Education and Training (ACPET)


The mission of AMPA is to provide the highest standard of music and performing arts education through:

  • The delivery of tertiary programs, training and research of international quality;
  • Its graduates empowered with greater knowledge, ability and professional practice;
  • The inspiration for creativity, appreciation and commitment to music and the arts in all people

Vision Statement

AMPA is committed to becoming a leader of music and arts education in Australia and beyond, constantly striving towards distinction in performance, creativity and scholarship. Students are educated to the highest standards based on the best possible professional practice. Through our graduates, faculty and community alike, AMPA seeks to leave a positive impact on the music and performing arts arena.


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