Why BIMM?

BIMM Institutes are located in six cities where music matters most, London (incorporating Tech Music School), Berlin, Brighton, Manchester, Bristol and Dublin. BIMM is the largest and leading provider of contemporary music education in the UK and Europe.

Our six colleges have over 50 years of combined experience between them in helping students launch successful careers in the music industry.

We offer a full range of Higher and Further Education music courses – from degrees and diplomas, to teacher training, summer schools and part-time study. Our series of professional, real-world courses includes studies in guitar, bass, drums, vocals, songwriting, music production, music business and event management.

BIMM Group works closely with a number of the UK’s leading Universities (University of Sussex, Bath Spa University, University of West London) who provide accreditation for a number of our programmes.

Masterclasses at BIMM

Recent Masterclass guests include:

  • Jeff Beck (Multi Grammy Award Winner)
  • Nate Watts (Stevie Wonder)
  • Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • Jake Gosling ( Nina Nesbit, Ed Sheeran, Paloma Faith, One Direction)
  • Roger Daltrey (The Who and BIMM Group patron)

BIMM Tutors

All our tutors are top music industry professionals who have worked with some of the world’s biggest artists. BIMM tutors include:

  • Jimmy Docherty: Stereophonics
  • Jennifer John: Damon Albarn, Brian Eno
  • Sarah Jay Hawley: Massive Attack
  • Liam Walsh: Oasis, The Killers, Bjork
  • Becky Jones: Groove Armada

BIMM Student Success

  • Phil Selway and Ed O’Brien. Phil and Ed have truly taken the music world by storm – to date Radiohead have sold in excess of 40 million albums worldwide
  • George Ezra. Since signing his record deal, George has toured with Lianne La Havas and Rae Morris, and agreed a publishing deal with BMG/Chrysalis.
  • Tom Odell. The BRIT Awards’ Critic’s Choice Award Winner in 2013, his debut album ‘Long Way Down’ went to No. 1. 2014 saw Tom nominated for two BRIT Awards for British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act.
  • The Kooks. Multi-million-selling indie-poppers The Kooks are BRIT nominated and have won in the category of Best UK & Ireland Act at the MTV Europe Awards.
  • Dan Richards and Sandy Beales. Bass player and Guitarist with One Direction.

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