Music Courses at BIMM Brighton

At BIMM Brighton we offer a full range of contemporary music courses – from degrees and diplomas, to teacher training and part-time study – all in this lively city by the sea. Read More +

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Announcing the BIMM Sessions 

At BIMM colleges, our music students aren’t shy and the BIMM Sessions aim to capture them on video at their...

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GEORGIA TRAIN ON TOUR WITH BURT BACHARACH

It’s hard to think of another living artist who’s given more hits to more major artists than the pop composer...

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BIMM sponsors ‘Musical Achievement of the Year’ Award

The Argus is the local newspaper serving the whole of Sussex County, and each week their ‘Youth In Action’ newspaper...

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‘LAMPLIGHT’ IN BRIGHTON CELEBRATES SONGWRITING

Billed as ‘Brighton’s Premier Night for Songwriters’, ‘Lamplight: A Night of Songs’ was a live music event that took place...

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THIS MONTH’S BEST RELEASES: THE BIMM ALBUMS!

This year’s hotly anticipated 2015 BIMM Albums are here, showcasing the incredible talents of a very long list of fantastic...

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BIMM mark a second year at Liverpool Sound City

This year’s Liverpool Sound City relocated to a new home at the atmospheric Bramley Moore Dock and with some rare...

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James Bay wins Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award

BIMM alumnus, James Bay has been announced as winner of a Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award. He receives the...

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Track of the week

Joe Dolman - Circles

Our first track of the week is Circles by Joe Dolman from the BIMM Brighton & Bristol Album. The track...

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BIMM Brighton partners with The HotRox Agency

BIMM Brighton announces an exciting official partnership with The HotRox Agency, one of the UK’s leading resources for quality live...

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Masterclass

A Sunny Afternoon with Ray Davies in Brighton

Ray Davies is without doubt one of the best-loved British songwriters of all time, so BIMM Brighton was very honoured...

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Everything Everything at The Great Escape

Everything Everything are the newest addition to the line up of speakers at The Great Escape Festival 2015, taking place...

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Student success

Chloe Roberts raising funds for Motor Neurone Disease

Chloe Roberts, aka Chloe Fior, is currently in her second year at BIMM Brighton, studying professional musicianship and songwriting. Almost...

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Masterclass

Brian May Visits BIMM Brighton

A genuine legend made an appearance at BIMM Brighton this month as Queen’s guitar hero Brian May stopped off at...

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COMPETITION SUCCESS FOR SONGWRITING BROTHERS, MON FRÈRE

BIMM Brighton drums graduate, Paul Lennox, and his brother Matt, who collaborate as electronic dance duo Mon Frère, are celebrating...

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The BIMM Album 2015 Brighton/Bristol

The hotly-anticipated BIMM album 2015 Brighton/Bristol has now been officially released. 15 original tracks make up the compilation that has a...

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BIMM Connections

BIMM are official Education Partners of Brighton Music Conference

Brighton Music Conference (BMC) has announced its 2015 Academy programme and BIMM is proud to announce it will be a...

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Student Success

Benjamin Parkhurst hits the West End

Benjamin Parkhurst is currently a Songwriting Diploma Student at BIMM Brighton, but this summer he will take to the West...

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Q&A Masterclass

Ivor Novellos... Grammys... Richard ‘Biff’ Stannard

Some of the biggest names in the world of contemporary pop have benefitted from the skills of Richard ‘Biff’ Stannard...

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Chaos and Calm’ at Number One in the UK Chart!

BIMM are elated that James Bay’s ‘Chaos and Calm’ album has hit the Number One spot in the UK album...

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BIMM people know their pop music.

No surprise to find that BIMM people know their pop music. A recent music quiz saw Brighton tutors, Kieron Pepper,...

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Warp Records’ head of UK PR

Leah Ellis is Warp Records’ head of UK PR. It’s a job that involves working with some of the most...

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Student success

grasshopper land Charlatans support slot

Sharing their name with an EP by seminal 90s band Ride, it’s no surprise grasshopper’s sound has been described as...

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Live IDM Masterclass

Live IDM Masterclass with DJ / Producer / Tech-wizard, Alex Banks

For undergraduates in contemporary music production, the fast-changing world of live electronic music can seem a dizzying place, but a...

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Masterclass

BOOKING AGENT SOPHIE ROBERTS RETURNS TO BIMM

We always love it when BIMM graduates come back to visit their old stomping ground and let us know how...

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Student success

Blues vocalist extraordinaire - Jo Harman

Jo Harman is a blues vocalist extraordinaire and alumna of BIMM Brighton. Since graduating from her Vocals (Diploma) course in...

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Student success

Mélanie represents Switzerland at Eurovision

The Eurovision Song Contest is one of the biggest cultural events in Europe, pulling in an enormous viewing audience of...

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Masterclass

Legendary sound engineer Roger Mayer shares stories

Students at BIMM Brighton were treated to a wealth of anecdotes, insider knowledge and unrivalled expertise, with an exciting Masterclass...

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Welcome to BIMM Berlin

The BIMM Institute has long been the UK and Ireland’s best-connected modern music college, and now we’ve branched out into...

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Student Success

BIMM Diploma students are talk of the town

Here at BIMM, we’re always proud to shout about the success of our students, and today it’s the turn of...

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JAMIROQUAI’S RHYTHM SECTION MASTERCLASS

Friday the 13th of February was far from being an unlucky date for our BIMM Brighton students when we welcomed...

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Groove Heist at Coalition, Brighton

Watch BIMM Brighton band Groove Heist perform ‘Overdrive’ at Coalition during our End of Term Gig.

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Spanning three separate buildings across the city, BIMM Brighton is home to a stunning array of music facilities. There’s BIMM East, located in legendary Rock Place since 2001, plus BIMM West (added in 2005) and BIMM House (2009) – all boasting great teaching rooms, state-of-the-art studios and live-performance spaces that put your talent centre stage.

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BIMM TUTORS

From launching the career of Oasis and scoring nine Top 40 singles with the band Sleeper, to winning a Mercury Music Prize as part of Gomez and knocking Take That off the top spot, our BIMM Brighton tutors have done it all. One even has the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, as her real life godfather! Imagine what you could achieve with direct access to their knowledge, guidance, experience and enviable industry connections!

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Success Stories

Our students prove that talent and hard work are an impressive mix, with nearly 80% of our graduates making a living out of music alone. Take a look at our shining stars.

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