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Australian Academy of Music

Why choose us for music lessons?

Achieve Results

We provide a learning environment to help you achieve your musical goals.

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Create Memories

We help create memories that last a lifetime through fostering a love of music.

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Build Legends

Our unique instruction and collaboration is the stuff legends are made of.

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Brisbane Music School and Shop

Welcome to the Australian Academy of Music, where your musical journey begins. Our showroom, located in Brendale, North Brisbane, has undergone a complete renovation and is now open to the public. Alongside our music studios for teaching, we have created a stunning and modern space where customers can explore and discover a wide range of musical instruments and gear. Our showroom boasts a great collection of acoustic and electric guitars, basses, keyboards, drums and percussion, and sound gear.

We also have dedicated music studios for lessons, where our customers can take advantage of our professional and experienced teachers.

We teach everything from singing lessons, violin lessons and piano lessons to guitar, bass and drum lessons.

Our team of knowledgeable staff is always on hand to help you with any questions you may have, and to assist you in finding the perfect instrument or lesson options for your needs and budget.

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Our Latest Articles

  • A Beginner's Guide to Acoustic Guitar Playing

    A Beginner's Guide to Acoustic Guitar Playing

    Have you ever dreamt of strumming beautiful melodies on an acoustic guitar, but felt overwhelmed by the process of learning? Well, fear not! In this beginner's guide to acoustic guitar playing, we will demystify the art of mastering the melodies and empower you to become a confident guitarist.Β 

    From understanding the basic structure of the guitar to learning fundamental chords and fingerpicking techniques, this guide will take you step by step through the journey of playing the acoustic guitar. Whether you're a complete novice or have some experience with the instrument, this article will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to start playing your favorite songs.

    Throughout the guide, we will also explore essential tips and tricks to improve your playing, troubleshoot common challenges, and highlight resources to further your learning. So, grab your guitar, get ready to strum, and let's dive into the world of acoustic guitar playing together!


  • Choosing the Perfect Strings for Your Guitar

    Choosing the Perfect Strings for Your Guitar

    Are you tired of constantly breaking guitar strings? Do you struggle to find the perfect set that matches your playing style? Look no further. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through everything you need to know about choosing the perfect strings for your guitar.

    Whether you're a seasoned musician or a beginner, finding the right strings can make a world of difference to your playing experience. From the material and gauge to the tone and longevity, every aspect of a guitar string can impact your sound and performance.

    In this guide, we will delve into the various types of guitar strings available, including nickel-wound, stainless steel, and coated strings, and help you understand their unique characteristics. We will also explore different gauges, such as light, medium, and heavy, and discuss how they can influence your playing style.

    So, whether you're a shredder, a blues player, or a fingerstyle enthusiast, this guide will equip you with the knowledge to make an informed decision and select the perfect strings for your guitar. Get ready to optimise your sound and take your playing to the next level.