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 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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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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Track of the week

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 JOIN FRANK TURNER ON US TOUR

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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GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL 2015

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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Watch BIMM band Mango Landin’ on stage performing Good Luck at BIMM Brighton’s 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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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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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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