Music Courses at BIMM Brighton

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

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Graduate Survey

Class of 2015

At BIMM, we’re always keen to know what our graduates have been up to since leaving us – not only...

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Masterclass

Former students talk touring with Charli XCX

Former BIMM students, Vicky Warwick (bass) and Deborah Knox-Hewson (drums), have been making a name for themselves in the music...

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Head of Drums

Featured Tutor: Pat Garvey

Here at BIMM, we always like to shout about the amazing achievements of our highly talented tutors, and this time...

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Summer Schools to run in London, Brighton, Manchester & Bristol

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, and summer is just around the corner… which can only mean one...

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Festival News

BIMM at Glastonbury Festival 2016

Glastonbury Festival is just weeks away, and we cannot wait! All eyes will be on Worthy Farm for this year’s...

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Release Day for BIMM Brighton Album 2016!

The 2016 BIMM Brighton Album is live! Our newest release is available to download right now, and for the first...

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Tutor News

BIMM Tutor and Tindersticks Bassist Dan McKinna

Dan McKinna is an active figure within the music industry. He balances life as a bass tutor at our Brighton college...

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Festival News

Arnie's Stage at Y Not Festival 2016

On the back of last year’s success at the Y Not Festival in The Peak District, BIMM is immensely proud...

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Revision-spiration

Good luck in your Exams!

Exam season is pretty much on us, and students all around the UK are about to undertake their GCSE and...

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Festival News

BIMM curates Truck Festival's Barn Stage

BIMM is excited to announce its new partnership with the brilliant Truck Festival this Summer. BIMM will be running the...

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Alumni Success

Sam Kelly talks coveted BBC Folk Award win

Here at BIMM, there’s nothing we enjoy more than hearing about the amazing achievements of our former students. So it’s...

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Alumni Success

James Bay nominated for Ivor Novello award

The nominations keep on coming for BIMM Brighton alumni James Bay. His hit song, ‘Hold Back The River‘, is in...

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Festival News

BIMM returns to 2000Trees Festival

For the third year running, BIMM artists will head to the magical Cotswold Hills for the 3-day musical adventure that...

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BIMM partnership with Great Escape blooms

Now in its eleventh year, The Great Escape has gone from strength-to-strength, and we at BIMM are all excited to...

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Masterclass

Island Records Glenn Cooper talks to Journalism students

BIMM Brighton’s Music Journalism students were treated to a Masterclass on Marketing and Promotion thanks to Senior Marketing Director Glenn...

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Alumni Success

Tom Odell Announces New Album and Tour

He’s won the BRITs Critics’ Choice Award, and an Ivor Novello for songwriting, and now BIMM alumnus Tom Odell is gearing up...

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Tutor News

Playing Bass for Turin Brakes

In January 2016 Turin Brakes released their seventh studio album, entitled Lost Property. Their latest single Keep Me Around is the most...

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Music Journalism

Featured Tutor: Simon Price

What most excites you about joining the teaching team at BIMM? The chance to meet young people who have made...

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See for yourself what life at BIMM Brighton is really like. We’ve got footage of Chuck D’s inspirational Masterclass, a visit from Queen legend Brian May, BIMM Brighton alumnus James Bay speaking to Acoustic magazine, and the homecoming visit of original BIMM Brighton success story, The Kooks.

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BIMM at The Alternative Escape 2016

Check out the highlights from BIMM’s all-day gig at Molly Malone’s in Brighton for the Alternative Escape, 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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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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