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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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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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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EIRINI ON TOUR WITH CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

Talk about a dream job — BIMM Brighton vocals graduate Eirini Tornesaki is touring with Cirque Du Soleil in the...

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James Bay is 2015’s Critics’ Choice!

Everyone at BIMM is thrilled, proud and incredibly happy to announce that another of our ex-students, James Bay, has won...

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CHANGE LIVES WITH SMALL CHANGE THIS CHRISTMAS

Ex-BIMM Brighton student Jonny Walker was a true inspiration to everyone who met him — a young man who was universally-loved: funny,...

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OF EMPIRES WIN MTV ‘BRAND NEW UNSIGNED’ 2015

Brighton-based four-piece, Of Empires – half of whom count themselves as BIMM students/alumni – have taken home the coveted MTV...

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TUNE IN TO OUR RADIO FOUR

The last couple of months have been chock-full of momentous events for a certain trio of BIMM’s alumni, and to...

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JOE DOLMAN HAS THE MUSIC INDUSTRY SINGING HIS PRAISES AT RADAR

Joe Dolman had the biggest opportunity of his life when he was selected as the BIMM Breaking act at the...

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BRIGHTON STAFF’S POP QUIZ GLORY!

The BIMM Brighton staff like to think that they’re brimming with pop music knowledge, but for a change, instead of sharing...

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STUDENTS HEAD BACKSTAGE TO MEET JAMES BAY

It’s not every day you get to meet an artist just before the world suddenly sits up and takes notice...

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ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST DRUMMERS VISITS BIMM

Harvey Mason has sat behind the kit for an incredible array of stars (Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, James Brown and...

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LEGENDARY "SITTIN' ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY" GUITARIST VISITS BIMM

Talk about having a guest who has seen it and done it all: Steve Cropper brought BIMM Brighton to a...

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BACK TO SCHOOL! EX-STUDENTS THE KOOKS VISIT BIMM BRIGHTON

It doesn’t matter which of our students it is, or what area of the music industry they move into, we...

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Stephanie McCourt named “Best Newcomer” at the Urban Music Awards

Stephanie McCourt had the surprise of her life when she was voted Best Newcomer at the Urban Music Awards last...

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BIMM LAUNCHES NEW MUSIC JOURNALISM COURSE

Here at BIMM, we’re excited to announce a brand new course which will run at our London, Brighton and Manchester...

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EX-BIMM STUDENTS PERFORM AT THE MTV EMAS

One of the big advantages of studying at a BIMM college is that our students are always as ready as...

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TOM ODELL COVERS JOHN LENNON’S “REAL LOVE” FOR JOHN LEWIS’ CHRISTMAS TV ADVERT

After winning an Ivor Novello award for ‘Songwriter of the Year’, ex-BIMM Brighton student Tom Odell has already had an incredible...

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JOE DOLMAN LIVE AT INDUSTRY EVENT RADAR

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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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