Music courses at BIMM Manchester

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Masterclass

Drummer Ben Thompson: Careers start at BIMM

Since graduating from BIMM Brighton, Ben Thompson has flourished as Two Door Cinema Club’s live drummer and an in-demand session...

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BIMM Dublin & Manchester Album Volume Two

It gives us great pleasure to announce the release of the BIMM Dublin & Manchester Album Volume Two. The record...

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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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Student Success

Interview with Too Many Blogs' James Hughes

Three years ago, BIMM Manchester student James Hughes set up an online music blog entitled Too Many Blogs. James’ site...

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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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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 Futures conference at BIMM Manchester

Earlier this year we broke the news that BIMM would be teaming up with the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) to...

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"You Have to Love Music" - ATC Management's Neil Simpson

The music industry is rapidly changing, and nobody knows this better than Neil Simpson. Neil is an artist manager at...

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Eliza and the Bear share secrets of their success

Eliza and the Bear have the world in their sights. Their debut album has received positive reviews and their fan-base...

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BBC Introducing discuss Blossoms and the 1975

Since its inception in 2007, BBC Introducing Manchester has given new and talented musicians a platform. Past success stories have...

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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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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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Masterclass

Wolf Alice - "Trust Your Gut!"

Joff Oddie, Joel Amey and Theo Ellis were special guests at BIMM Manchester for a Masterclass hosted by Matt Parker,...

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Guthrie Govan at BIMM Manchester

Guthrie Govan is the guitarist’s guitarist – beloved for his masterful skill, adaptability and enthusiasm for his instrument. One of...

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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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'Music: The Business' with Ann Harrison  

Ann Harrison, music lawyer and author of the music industry bible, ‘Music: The Business’, returned to BIMM Manchester to give...

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Nat Powers - Lyricist, Musician & Producer

Well known for his association with Death Row Records, Nat Powers is a lyricist, musician and producer whose range of...

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Alumni Success

All about that Bass

At BIMM, we love to shout about our super talented, hardworking students who are going places and using their BIMM...

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Recording the BIMM Album 2016

We take a look at the recording process for the BIMM London Album 2016, including sessions at the BIMM London...

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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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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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