Independent Music Academy is proud to be supporting the Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic, the major fundraising event for breast cancer research in Australia. Staff from Independent Music Academy will be supplying live music for runners throughout the event on May 12th.


image “We love using our skills to give back to the community,” said Seamus Kirkpatrick co-director of Independent Music. “In the past we have done extensive work with the B105 Christmas Appeal and the Bridge To Brisbane. It’s wonderful to be able to offer our support to The Mother’s Day Classical”.


“It’s unusual to get up so early and play for runners, but the runners love it. There’s nothing like live music to get you pumped and running your best. And our staff love getting the chance to play too, they’re all incredible musicians and always have a ball.”


Since Independent Music Academy opened its doors in 2003 it has been a high profile and quality education provider for both adults and children. Independent Music has two studios – one at Windsor and one at Mitchelton where they provide individual tuition in Voice, Guitar, Piano, Woodwind, Violin, Bass Guitar and Drums.


The Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic has been held on Mother’s day for more than 15 years and aims to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research in Australia. People are are able to support the event by raising funds as a participant in the fun run or walk. The event is one of Australia’s biggest national charity events raising 14.8 million dollars since 1998. Each year it is held at major cities across the country with a total of125,000 participants in 2012.


Three bands from the Independent Music Academy will be performing on the day, including The Bus Band, Three Over None and an acoustic duo, Hummingbird. The bands will be located on Riverside Drive in West End, Kurilpa Park in South Brisbane and the South Bank Cultural Forecourt from 7.30 am – 10.00 am. More information can be found at and


Independent Music Academy is a leading private music school formed in 1996. It has locations at Windsor and Mitchelton and offers tuition in vocals, guitar, piano, bass, drums, strings, brass and woodwind.