Atlanta Institute of Music offers a fast-paced learning environment, outfitted with state-of-the-art
The performance classes group you with peers in a band format to prepare you to play in any performance
situation. AIM provides students with the tools necessary for rapid progress, expanding their repertoire
and creating new professional possibilities. As a confident and literate musician, producer, or live sound
engineer the student will be capable of handling more demanding and better paying jobs in a competitive
market. Combining what they learn with their own personal styles, students build confidence and unlock
their creative potential.
A schedule that works for people who work
AIM classes are held Monday through Thursday between the hours of 10am and 11pm. Students attending
full-time can complete the 900 clock-hour program in one year and part-time students can finish within two years.
Students supplement classes with on-campus lab time. AIM's library provides reference materials including periodicals,
recordings of clinics, and instructional videos, which complement lessons learned in class. Practice areas
provide equipment for the student to play along with videos and CDs.
AIM welcomes students from diverse backgrounds, and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age or
Location, Location, Location
AIM is located near the heart of Atlanta's vibrant scene. Atlanta is home to some of the most creative,
successful, and influential artists of the past half century. The city of more than 4 million people is
home to record labels, renowned recording studios, world class venues, and all other aspects of the music
and performing industry. Click here
information on Atlanta's music scene.
To enhance our curriculum, AIM stages live clinics with top industry professionals such as Jimmy
Herring, Robben Ford, Mike Stern, Corey Christiansen, John Scofield, Johnny Hiland, Andy Timmons,
Paul Gilbert. To see a complete list of clinicians who have graced our stage over the past decade,
or to read about upcoming clinics click here