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Shaping the Future of Music.

Welcome to the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance.

Located in London at the heart of the music industry and established over a quarter of a century ago, we have been developing and delivering cutting-edge courses to students of contemporary music for longer than any other UK-based school. Our reputation has been built on developing and providing world-class education and training using the very best tutors and state-of-the-art facilities. Institute students and alumni can be found building successful careers in all areas of the music industry.

We offer a range of professional courses including a Masters degree, Bachelors degrees in Popular Music Performance, Creative Musicianship, Songwriting, and Music Business, a funded one-year Higher Diploma Starting April 2016, a specialist one-year Higher Diploma and a fully-funded Diploma,  plus a wide portfolio of summer schools designed to meet a variety of training needs for guitarists, bass players, drummers, vocalists, songwriters and aspiring music business executives and entrepreneurs.

Please enjoy our website and we look forward to meeting you soon!

So many reasons to join the Institute

Institute graduates have been shaping the future of music since 1986.

Click here to find out how the Institute supports and equips its students



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