The unit is open to strings, voice, wind, brass, piano and composition students.
Musicians from the local Verdi School, as well as staff from around Europe, join Monash staff to provide students with valuable insight into the style and gesture of Italian music making.
In the past, students have also travelled to Florence to attend concerts featuring world class musicians, as well as explore the numerous cultural institutions Italy possesses.
Students participate in workshops with acclaimed Italian jazz musicians and academics from diverse backgrounds.
In the past these have included Mirko Guerrini and Cristina Zavalloni as well as premier international jazz artists like Paul McCandless.
For more information about study programs that are currently available see: