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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Masterclass

Simon Raymonde of Bella Union records

Simon Raymonde is a musician, record label boss, music producer and radio DJ – a pretty impressive range of skills,...

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Student Success

VICTORIA’S SUCCESS IS NO SECRET

When Victoria Smith graduated from BIMM Brighton after completing a Diploma,  she was firmly focused on carving herself out a...

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Student Success

JUNGLE IS MASSIVE: LUKE CAMPBELL’S TOUR SUCCESS

Here at BIMM Brighton, we’d like to offer a huge round of applause to current BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship (Drums) student,...

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YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS RAISE MONEY FOR CHARITY

We strive to get our Music Business students thinking not only about money-making, but fund-raising too — and creating money...

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Masterclass

Ben Thompson tells us what he knows

BIMM graduate and live drummer for Two Door Cinema Club, Ben Thompson, has proved he’s an all-round top bloke by...

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Tutor success

BIMM Tutor Helps Matt To Grammy Win

BIMM has been celebrating the wonderful performance of BIMM Dublin tutor Rory Doyle at the 2015 Grammys in Los Angeles, and now...

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Student Success

BIG NAMES TIP FRANÇOIS FOR 2015

Luke James, first year Music Business student at BIMM Brighton, is part of the downtempo electro dreamwave band François, who’ve...

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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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Masterclass

‘Spinnup’ impresses at Island Records A&R Masterclass

BIMM Brighton opened its doors to the movers and the shakers of the record industry on Friday 23rd January 2015...

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Industry news

BIMM’S BRITS CONNECTION

We’re a little overwhelmed by all of BIMM’s links to the BRIT Awards this year. First, we were overjoyed back...

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Student success

JACK COLLABORATES WITH LONELY THE BRAVE

Top heavy rock band Lonely The Brave recently crash-landed in the top 20 with their debut album, ‘The Day’s War’,...

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Student success

FRIDA AND TOM IN THE RADIO 1 LIVE LOUNGE

One of BIMM’s well-known ex-students is Tom Odell, who’s had a stellar career since leaving BIMM Brighton: with a BRIT...

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Tutor success

TUTOR DAN PLAYS FOR AN AUDIENCE OF THOUSANDS 

BIMM Brighton bass tutor Dan McKinna is very much at home to playing to huge crowds. He’s worked with James...

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BIMM Brighton alumnus James Bay talks to Acoustic magazine about his time studying at BIMM and playing open mic nights...

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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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