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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BIMM Alumni Chloe Paige impresses X Factor Judges.

On Sunday, August 30 the UK watched as BIMM Brighton Alumni Chloe Paige auditioned for X Factor. It was emotional...

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Clearing - It's Not Too Late For A Life In Music

Here’s a list of BIMM Brighton courses with current vacancies:

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At BIMM Brighton, we offer a selection of highly vocational, real-world Diploma courses that are FREE to UK and EU school...

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'BIMM Presents’ at Together The People Festival

As festival mission statements go, this is a pretty inspiring one: ‘Together the People’s primary focus is to celebrate Music,...

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BIMM at Y Not Festival

As festival season roars along, BIMM students have been pinballing around the UK and beyond, soaking up the very best...

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Lacey Backs Rock 2 Recovery

Lacey – aka Lewis Lacey – is a young hip-hop recording artist and BIMM Brighton student who has found a...

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Paperboy Brings Success

Paperboy are a Brighton five-piece known for their uniquely cool musical blend, serving up soulful pop sounds with a generous...

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Track of the week

BlackFireRising - Counting Down In Twos

Brighton-based hard rock band BlackFireRising have just released their banging new EP, Let’s Be Enemies. The band features BIMM Vocals...

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In 2008 the compilation album, Songs for Tibet: The Art of Peace was released to coincide with the Beijing Olympics,...

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2000 Trees Festival

As part of the growing BIMM Festivals programme, this year’s 2000trees Festival welcomed BIMM on board for the second year...

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Written in Waters - Hymn

After impressing critics and critters at 2000trees‘ Forest Sessions stage, we knew Written In Waters had to be our Track of the Week...

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Skinny Lister are the dynamic folk-punk-pop six-piece making big waves on the live circuit, and we mean waves – the...

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Start your Music Career with a BIMM Diploma

Everybody knows that the music industry is a highly competitive area to break into. So, if working in the music...

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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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When it comes to festivals it’s still The Big One – from the Kanye controversy on the main stage, to...

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Operating in a city which is cosmopolitan, hip, experimental, creative, historic and open-minded, our students love being part of the...

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Sound Foundations

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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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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