BIMM People

Different backgrounds. Same love of music.

Expert tutors and world-famous guests. BIMM hosts some of music’s most connected people.

BIMM is shaped by its people – the staff who run it, the guests who visit it and the students who study there. We’re always surrounded by amazing people, and use our industry connections to bring the movers and shakers of the music world direct to your classroom.

The best connected:

BIMM Tutors

With years of experience in the music industry, our tutors have achieved a lot. They’ve toured the world, scored multi-platinum hit records, interviewed global superstars, organised major music festivals, and collaborated with some of the world’s most incredible acts, including Oasis, Prince, Rolling Stones, Beyonce and Sir Paul McCartney. So, let our tutors guide your music career – because they’re connected to a life in music.

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Masterclass

Kasabian's Ian Matthews visits BIMM Bristol

There’s no doubting Kasabian‘s credentials as one of the biggest guitar bands in the world. A headline appearance at Glastonbury...

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Songwriting

Featured Tutor: Fin Greenall

Here at BIMM, we’re very excited to have Fin Greenall (aka Fink) on board as the new Head of Songwriting...

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Future of the Left

The Guardian - 'Pick of the Week'

BIMM London’s college principal, Julia Ruzicka has landed the coveted ‘pick of the week’ from The Guardian for her band Future...

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Head of Bass

Tutor Focus: Andrew McKinney

What do you enjoy about teaching at BIMM? It’s a really vibrant and exciting place and there’s loads of things...

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BIMM Berlin College Principal

Meet Nick Donovan: BIMM Berlin's New College Principal

Here at BIMM, we’re very excited to have Nick Donovan on board as the new College Principal for BIMM Berlin,...

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Masterclass

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Wax Lyrical

Before headlining a sold-out show at Bristol’s 02 Academy, American singer-songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff dropped by our Bristol campus with his...

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Masterclass

Metallica's Rob Trujillo praises BIMM students

Bass legend, Robert Trujillo is regarded as ‘metal royalty’! He has played with Metallica for thirteen years, and before that...

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Tutor News

BIMM's Ber Quinn on touring with John Grant and Villagers

Ber Quinn knows a thing or two about music production. A sound engineer by trade, he’s worked gigs for John...

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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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Tutor News

Playing Bass for Turin Brakes

In January 2016 Turin Brakes released their seventh studio album, entitled Lost Property. Their latest single Keep Me Around is the most...

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Tutor News

BIMM Tutor Ciaran Bradshaw's 'Sing Street' Film Success

If you haven’t started hearing about the upcoming film ‘Sing Street’ yet, then don’t worry… because you will soon! Set...

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Masterclass

Guitar Masterclass with Pete Callard

BIMM London students were treated to an inspirational Masterclass session recently, when professional guitar session player, Pete Callard, popped in...

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Music Production

MULTI-PLATINUM PRODUCERS JOIN BIMM BERLIN

We’re extremely excited to announce that influential record producers, Gordon Raphael, Michael Zimmerling and Pete Smith will be joining the team...

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Masterclass

Island Records Glenn Cooper talks to Journalism students

BIMM Brighton’s Music Journalism students were treated to a Masterclass on Marketing and Promotion thanks to Senior Marketing Director Glenn...

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New Head of Industry Liaison and Careers at BIMM London

BIMM London is pleased to welcome Leo Nicholas as our new Head of Industry Liaison and Careers. Leo has a decade...

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Masterclass

COLLABORATING WITH DAVID BOWIE: GERRY LEONARD VISITS BIMM

Gerry Leonard is a renowned guitarist and musical director who has worked with a host of greats, including Roger Waters...

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Tutor News

Tom Attah soundscapes Hendrix

BIMM Manchester tutor, Tom Attah (AKA The Living Bluesman) was given the honour of providing a soundscape for the new...

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Masterclass

Masterclass with Alison Donald of Columbia Records

As Co-President of Columbia Records UK, the oldest recording brand and second biggest major label in the world, we knew...

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Greg Cordez: Recording Artist and BIMM Tutor

BIMM Bristol Bass Tutor, Greg Cordez enjoys the balance between the role of BIMM tutor and performing and recording as...

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Music Journalism

Featured Tutor: Jacqui Swift

What most excites you about joining the teaching team at BIMM? It’s an exciting and inspiring place and I’m enjoying...

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Tutor News

BASS TUTOR NATHAN MAKES MUSIC WITH GUY GARVEY

Nathan Sudders is a Bass Tutor at BIMM Manchester and long-time member of Manchester band, and live circuit favourites, The...

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Tutor News

On the road with UB40

The staff at BIMM both ‘teach’ and ‘do’, and our sound expert Zoe Martin is a great example. Not only...

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Music Journalism

Featured Tutor: Simon Price

What most excites you about joining the teaching team at BIMM? The chance to meet young people who have made...

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Peter Wareham receives Paul Hamlyn Award

Paul Hamlyn was a renowned publisher and philanthropist who, in 1987, established the Paul Hamlyn Foundation as a way to...

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