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Box Hill Institute has been leading contemporary music education in Australia since 1981, offering one of the most diverse music programs in the country and delivering music education from Certificate III through to Bachelors and Masters Degrees. Across these qualifications, we cater for a large range of study areas including, performance, production, composition, business, game audio, hip hop and more.

Our reputation for excellence in contemporary music is demonstrated by the success of our alumni. Some of our graduates have been nominated for or won Grammy Awards, Aria Awards, Oscars, and triple j Unearthed. Our graduates have also recorded, produced, performed with or been part of world class acts such as Katy Perry, Mary J Blige,, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Dan Sultan, and Kate Ceberano.

Combined, our staff have played over 100,000 gigs in every continent, recorded or produced over 1,000 albums, and worked with thousands of artists including, Meg Mac, ALPINE, Morrissey, Depeche Mode, Paul Kelly, Powderfinger, Boom Crash Opera, The Living End, and Jimmy Barnes to name a few. Our business teachers have worked with artists including Lana Del Ray, Timberlake, Kings of Leon, Oasis, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Madonna, Blur, Green Day, Foo Fighters, and Beyoncé.

Our brand new music facility is now complete. As a Box Hill student, you will gain access to our world-class recording studios, live venue, post-production mixing studio, production suites, practice rooms, and music business conference space. Recently, we also welcomed record label Tremorverse Records on campus. These facilities have been designed to provide a cross-discipline, creative, content rich environment for you to make the transition into the music industry during your time at Box Hill Institute.


Sing Sing East

Box Hill Institute has partnered with Australia’s most famous recording studio – Sing Sing – to bring one of the world’s best studios to Box Hill. The new studio blends the latest in studio design with the classic gear for which Sing Sing is renowned, including the legendary K SSL console.

Box Hill Institute Music students have access to this fantastic new studio facility, and not only learn to use it, but to use their time at Box Hill to kick-start their careers by recording and collaborating in this creative, professional environment.

Artists who have recorded at Sing Sing include:

  • The Black Eyed Peas

  • Kanye West

  • Elvis Costello

  • Lady Gaga

  • Powder Finger

  • Delta Goodram


  • Meg Mac

  • Matt Corby

  • Bliss’n’Eso

  • Missy Higgins

  • Guy Sebastian

  • Paul Kelly


  • The Smith Street Band

  • Kimbra

  • The Killers

  • The Avalanches

  • Mark Ronson

  • Midnight Oil