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Meet our tech officer: Andy Fong

Andy has an established history with Abbey Road Institute, enrolling as a student in 2019. Following his graduation, Andy now joins the Institute’s team as our new Technical Officer, supporting students on a day-to-day basis and keeping our studio, production rooms and classroom equipment world-class. Andy is an upcoming composer and singer-songwriter with musical styles […]
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What is a Portfolio Career?

Modern producers are always on the go, constantly juggling multiple projects and roles in and out of the studio. Being able to create your own path in this ever-changing industry is a necessary attribute that all great producers have, so having a ‘portfolio career’ is often the norm amongst industry professionals. But what is it? […]
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Get to know Isabella Loong – Student Spotlight

Trimester 1 student Isabella Loong is a producer, composer and engineer whose musical background is a combination of classical violin and electronic music. Isabella began our Advanced Diploma of Music Industry in February 2022 and, like her peers, has been quick to book in studio time at Studios 301 and collaborate on as many student […]
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Alumni Interview – Lauren Dimech

Meet the multi-talented Lauren Dimech Lauren Dimech is a passionate, hardworking musician, artist manager and sound engineer who has been gaining a substantial amount of industry experience since the age of 15. Her firsthand experience has allowed her to develop the skills and knowledge required to succeed in the ever-growing industry. She completed the Advanced […]
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Alumni Interview – Joel Robinson (Staygo)

Joel Robinson graduated from the Advanced Diploma of Music Industry at Abbey Road Institute Melbourne in 2017. We caught up with him to find out what he’s been up to since graduating. Hi Joel, can you start by introducing yourself? Hello, I am Joel Robinson, I go by Staygo (my artist name). Before joining Abbey […]
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Alumni Interview – Phoenix Manson

Phoenix Manson – Introduce yourself Hey, my name is Phoenix Manson and I am a 19 year old artist/music producer from Melbourne. I make Hip Hop and R&B music that infuses an old school vibe with the modern new wave sound. You graduated 18 months ago. Where are you now and what are you currently […]
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Alumni Interview – Emily Toner

From student to record label owner A business owner and the driving force behind Wye in the Sky Records, Emily understands the importance of having a flexible skill set and being adaptable in the ever-changing music industry. One year after graduating from our Advanced Diploma of Music Production, she made space in her busy calendar […]
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Alumni Interview – Charlotte Adelle

Charlotte Adelle graduated from Abbey Road Institute Melbourne in 2017 and is now an Assistant Engineer at Studios 301.   You’re an Assistant Engineer, could you describe your role for us? At Studios 301 my main role is assistant engineering. So setting up for vocal sessions, band recordings, or plug in and play (for producers). […]
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Alumni Interview – Alex Mraz

Alex Mraz graduated in early 2018 and is moving swiftly from jobs in record stores to live events – probably some that you’ve been to. Maybe you saw her shadowing Front of House in Rod Laver Arena, or she sold you a record at Basement Discs in the CBD. Either way, she’s a name you […]
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