Our sole purpose is to instruct and aid in the development of musicians of all ages, levels and styles. Our collective efforts have come together to form a school where you can learn from instructors that have a ton of knowledge and experience.
Instructors at the Florida Institute of Music are the cream of the crop in our community. Every instructor holds a degrees and and has thousands of hours in both stage and recording experience. Learn more about our instructors
Here at the Florida Institute of Music, our students learn on the best industry-standard equipment and in the most state-of-the-art teaching studios. By taking our “hands on” approach, our students simply learn faster and retain more. We help the student obtain goals they never thought possible.
Before moving to Florida, Jimi Bauchat successfully built the largest private music instruction school in the country with nearly 600 students in Colorado. His love for warm weather brought him to Southwest Florida where he quickly realized the need for a quality music school. In 2014 The Florida Institute of Music was born.
Jimi has toured the world as a professional drummer, including playing for the Pope during a Christmas Mass at the Vatican 1999 through the church group named Musicians of St. Claire. Learn more about Jimi