The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance is one of Europe’s leading providers of contemporary music education.
We have been developing and delivering music degrees and music courses for longer than any other UK Music School from our campus in London.
ICMP London offers a specialist range of industry-aligned Masters Programmes, Music degrees, 1 year Higher Education Programmes (HNC/CERT HE) and part time music courses for students of Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals, Songwriting, Music Production and Music Business. These courses are all focused on preparing musicians, producers, performers, creative artists and entrepreneurs for a successful and rewarding career in the music industry.
Our courses are all focused on preparing musicians, producers, performers, creative artists and entrepreneurs for a successful and rewarding career in the music industry. And we must be doing something right, because within 6 months of graduating, over 90% of our graduates are in employment or further education; around two-thirds are engaged in music-related jobs or study; and the average salary of ICMP London graduates is almost 12% above that for arts graduates.*
Our personalised learning approach means we really get to know you as a musician. We’ll provide a learning experience that’s unique to you, and will work with you to nurture your natural talent, explore your future ambitions, and provide ongoing opportunities for live performances, auditioning, songwriting, recording and touring. We understand that each student will have different career motivations and your vision of ‘success’ will be unique, so we encourage you to follow your own individual path. At the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, your future is in your hands, and you’ll graduate feeling emboldened and inspired, with the tools, connections, self-confidence and head start you need to drive your career in the music industry forward.
Unlike other music schools, all ICMP facilities and equipment are available free of charge for personal practice 7 days per week outside of time-tabled hours; with small class sizes, a high number of teaching contact hours, a personalised approach to student engagement and support, and dynamic use of technology in the classroom, choosing an ICMP course is a sure way to get a head start with your music career!
I genuinely believe that the ICMP is a goldmine of talent. On every occasion I’ve been, I have left with ideas, brilliant songs and inspiration... The ICMP is absolutely ready to facilitate and prepare students for bigger things and I truly believe it sets the bar for British Music Schools nationwide.
A&R at Universal Music Publishing