John B. Meldrum is a Singer-Songwriter and a Music Educator. Born in Cleveland Ohio, John has lived in Paris, France for over 30 years working as rhythm guitarist and backing singer for legendary Ghanaian drummer Freduia Agymang in the group AGYSTATION. From this John learned the intricate guitar stylings of High Life music and the rhythms of Reggae and Rumba.

As a child of the sixties and seventies, Meldrum’s heroes are John Lennon and Martin Luther King, a white and a black icon, a rocker and a preacher, two exceptional visionaries that inspired his project 'PEACE ORATORIO: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr'.

John Meldrum gives Master Classes in Songwriting during artistic residencies in Europe and the UK where he also develops new projects. We are excited to have John on board as a tutor for our BA (Hons) Songwriting course, helping students equip themselves with the industry knowledge and professional skillsets needed for a successful songwriting career.

To learn more about John's impressive career and varied works be sure to visit his website and follow him on his social channels.

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Write songs that last for generations

A great song can become truly timeless, remembered for generations as part of the world’s cultural legacy. Whether you want to craft a killer melody or pen poetic lyrics, our tutors will teach you everything you want to know, including all the production, performance, professional and entrepreneurial skills needed to ensure that your unique creations get the recognition they deserve. You’ll also benefit from A&R-style critique sessions, collaborative opportunities, access to fully equipped live rooms, recording studios and tech suites, and a community of inspiring contacts and friends.

To catapult your songwriting and music career to a whole new level, email our friendly Admissions Team at enquiries@icmp.ac.uk or give them a call on 020 7328 0222.

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