ICMP is connected to major record labels, publishers, promoters and management companies active in London and the wider music industry.

Run by a team of music industry professionals and experienced careers counsellors, the team is on hand from day one to support you in taking your first steps towards a career in the music industry or in wider employment. Core Hub activities include:

  • Providing a range of exclusive events throughout the year to give you the opportunity to meet industry professionals, gain advice and insight and build that essential network of contacts
  • Organising tailored audition and showcase opportunities with the biggest industry names such as Sony/ATV Publishing, RCA, BBC, Virgin EMI Records, Island, Columbia and Universal
  • Developing bespoke career plans for students and providing A&R and professional development advice
  • Advertising work experience opportunities and placements and developing your employability skills such as making applications, CV development and interview preparation
  • Hosting interactive events featuring leading industry professionals
  • Providing support, guidance and access to opportunities to you after you graduate

 

Industry auditions

We are continuously reaching out and making connections with industry contacts in order to provide you with audition opportunities. We have recently held auditions with the likes of Sony Music, Q Prime Management, Red Light Management, Island Records, September Management, BBC and ITV.

A&R advice

The Hub team is always on hand to offer you advice and expertise on topics such as song development, planning and strategy and marketing and promotion. You will also have the opportunity to book one-to-one appointments with our visiting music industry advisers.

Work experience

The Hub provides access to a wide range of part-time and full-time work and performance opportunities including roles with labels, publishers and management companies, through to marketing and PR agencies, studios, and some of the biggest manufacturers in the music business. We are also able to support you with job searches and online job applications, CV development and preparation for interviews.

Industry events

Each academic year, The Hub organises a series of interactive Q&A sessions to give students a unique opportunity to get advice directly from leading industry professionals. Recent sessions have focused on ‘Why, When & How to Gig’; ‘How to Find an Internship in the Music Industry’; ‘Manager, Label Publisher: An Artist’s Journey’ and ‘How to Build Your Online Presence’.