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AAM Co-Pilot Mentorship Program applications open

23 Oct

The signature AAM mentorship program returns for the 2017/2018 year rebranded as the Co-Pilot Mentorship Program, and applications are now open for all financial General AAM members.

For the 2nd year in a row, AAM and APRA AMCOS are partnering with Face the Music in Melbourne to deliver an induction workshop with your mentor and complimentary registration for Face the Music conference.

The Co-Pilot Mentorship Program is now in its 5th year (previously ‘AAM Mentorship Program’), and matches emerging Australian managers with established and successful managers for a 12 month mentorship. The successful mentees will be flown to Melbourne (from anywhere in Australia) for an introduction to their mentor, a full day structured management workshop, attend the The Age Music VIC Awards, participate in the Face the Music conference thanks to The Push, and 3 nights accommodation in Melbourne.

The AAM is encouraging mid-level artist managers who meet the selection criteria, and are ready for the next step in their career, to apply.

In previous years the program has boasted high profile Mentors, including Danny Rogers from Lunatic Entertainment (The Temper Trap, Chvrches, Laneway Festival), John Watson from Eleven Music (Birds of Tokyo, Cold Chisel, Silverchair, Gotye), Gregg Donovan from Wonderlick (Boy & Bear, Grinspoon, Airbourne, Josh Pyke), Claire Collins from Bossy Music (Art vs Science, D.D Dumbo, Kagu), Andrew Stone from Chugg Music (Shepperd, Megan Washington, The Griswolds, Deep Sea Arcade), Greg Carey from Umbrella Music (The Rubens, Elizabeth Rose, Urthboy, PVT), and Dan Medland from ie:music (Ladyhawke, Passenger, The Bamboos, Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders).

Applicants need to be AAM General members, but can join up at the time of applying if they are not yet members.

Applications Close  Midnight ADST Monday 30 October  


Applications Open – THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER 2017 (MIDDAY ADST)

Applications Close – MONDAY 30 OCTOBER 2017 (MIDNIGHT ADST)

Successful Recipients Notified – FRIDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2017

Mentorship Induction Workshop – WEDNESDAY 22 NOVEMBER (MELBOURNE)

Face The Music Conference – THURSDAY 23 AND FRIDAY 24 NOVEMBER

For all Co-Pilot Mentorship Program enquiries or questions, please contact AAM Executive Director Leanne de Souza at [email protected]


Government of Western Australia Department of Culture and The Arts Australian Government

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.