Music courses at BIMM Manchester

At BIMM Manchester we offer a full range of contemporary music courses, including both degrees and diplomas, in the city with one of the world’s most successful music scenes. Read More +

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Mark Lanegan Visits BIMM Manchester

If you want to hear the thoughts of a man who’s done it all in the rock business, you should...

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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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KASABIAN’S PROCESSED BEATS: MASTERCLASS WITH IAN MATTHEWS

Being a BIMM Manchester student truly rocked last week when the drummer of one of the best UK bands of...

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Former Engineer of Abbey Road Studios visits BIMM Manchester

Jamie Ashton, former engineer at the legendary Abbey Road studios visited BIMM Manchester for a masterclass last week.

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CHARLIE’S GOT THE VOICE

One of the benefits of BIMM Manchester’s location is its proximity to the world-class TV and radio production facilities at...

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DRUMMER CHRIS POPS INTO MADRID'S POPFEST

It’s been a fantastic start to 2015 for BIMM Manchester Drums student Chris Holleran. In one exciting week, his band...

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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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Jeff Thompson’s lowdown on the music business

BIMM Manchester students were privileged to be joined recently by Jeff Thompson – director of Fat Northerner Records and co-founder...

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MANCHESTER STUDENTS COLLABORATE WITH MUSIC FOR YOUTH

Music For Youth provided an amazing opportunity for two of our Manchester songwriting students to perform at the UK music charity’s...

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DOM’S MAJOR GIG AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL

The School Proms ran for three nights at the Royal Albert Hall in London — which is without doubt a...

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EVERYTHING EVERYTHING MASTERCLASS

Local lads & Mercury nominated British art rock band Everything Everything turned up at BIMM Manchester for the first of...

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BIMM MANCHESTER SPINNING AROUND AFTER KYLIE BAND MASTERCLASS

If you’re Kylie Minogue — one of the world’s biggest pop stars, with a string of instantly-recognisable hits — then it’s essential that your...

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ANN HARRISON SHARES HER KNOWLEDGE AT BIMM MANCHESTER

BIMM’s students will be familiar with Ann Harrison’s, “Music: The Business”. It’s a truly vital learning resource, and is the...

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BIMM MANCHESTER STUDENTS SUPPORT ROCK GIANTS FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND!

Second-year BIMM Manchester students, brothers Alex and Joe Holden, have succeeded in securing what most of their contemporaries would kill...

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BIMM DUO SPECIALLY SELECTED TO RECORD AT LONDON'S ROUNDHOUSE

The Roundhouse, the massively influential London venue, recording studio and performance space, has helped propel nascent artists onto bigger things through their programme of events to inspire new generations of artists.

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See for yourself what life at BIMM Manchester is really like. We’ve got footage of KT Tunstall performing live at our exclusive Masterclass, an interview with Everything Everything, performances from the Live and Lyrical end-of-term gig, plus you can join our students in a Live Performance Workshop.

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Welcome to BIMM Berlin

The BIMM Institute has branched out into Europe’s coolest city — Berlin — making BIMM the most-connected college in Europe!...

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CENTRE STAGE

It only opened in 2013, but BIMM Manchester is already tied to the city’s rich musical heritage. The College’s cool interior was designed by Ben Kelly, also responsible for Manchester’s most iconic music venue, The Hacienda. A stunning place to study, the facilities here are second to none – created specifically to meet your needs as a live musician. Take a tour inside BIMM Manchester here.

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BIMM Tutors

From being signed to Fatboy Slim’s Southern Fried record label and touring the world with Abba tribute band Bjorn Again, to winning the Burghausen European Young Jazz Award and interviewing Jay-Z for BBC Radio 1, our BIMM Manchester tutors have done it all. 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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