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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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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Jamiroquai Rhythm Section Masterclass

Two of the UK’s finest musicians enjoyed a fantastic response from a packed-out BIMM Manchester Masterclass.

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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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Live Performance Opportunities

Your own songs. A famous venue. A packed-out crowd. At BIMM we give our students the chance to perform on...

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Unrivalled connections to the music industry

Here at BIMM we believe that to be the best it helps to meet the best. Across all of our...

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KT Tunstall visits for an exclusive masterclass

KT Tunstall visited BIMM Manchester for an exclusive masterclass. She rose to fame with her 2004 album Eye to the...

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Mercury nominated British art rock band Everything Everything turn up for a Masterclass


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

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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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Chuck D: Don't believe the hype!

Ahead of Public Enemy’s sold-out show at the Concorde 2, rapper, producer, author, political activist, Public Enemy founding member and...

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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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