Music Performance Summer School

Regardless of your ability level you will get plenty out of the programme, although we suggest you have a minimum of 6 months playing experience. You will need to be able to play a song with a band from day one.

The next step for aspiring musicians, this course introduces new concepts, patterns and theories to expand your vocabulary and repertoire on your chosen instrument. You’ll learn to perform in a variety of styles such as blues, rock, funk and soul, building upon your performance techniques through solo, group and full band workshops. The week-long course culminates with a live showcase of the bands that were formed during the week.

By completing this course, you will:

  • Be able to perform competently as part of a band
  • Build a strong technique, timing and feel
  • Be able to jam confidently with other musicians
  • Develop a repertoire of songs
  • Understand stylistic characteristics
  • Be able to read a chart
  • Have an overview of the music industry

Course length
5 days

Start date
Our Music Performance Summer School will run from Monday 23rd July through to Friday 27th July 2018. 

ICMP Kilburn

Course cost
£299  (includes student materials pack and course tuition)
£599 (includes accommodation, student materials pack and course tuition)

Accommodation Option:
We're also able to offer this course with accommodation, this consists of a comfortable single room with local student accommodation partner TheStayClub. The room comes with access to various additional facilities including Wifi, lounge, laundry, bicycle storage, cafe, 24hr security, housekeeping and catering. Twin and double rooms are also available please contact us for pricing.

How to apply:

Select your chosen instrument from the 'Apply for this course' button below.

Should you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us
on 020 7328 0222 or

Apply here

Did you know we also run a Songwriting Summer School?

ICMP Summer School Terms & Conditions 


Key facts

  • Entry Requirement: Age 12+
  • Course length: 5 Days
  • Class detail: Monday - Friday
  • Start date: Monday 23rd July 2018
  • Location: ICMP London
  • Cost: £299 (includes student materials pack and course tuition)
  • Accommodation Option: £599 (includes single room, student materials pack and course tuition)


If you need help, or further advice about our music summer schools, just contact our Admissions team who will be happy to assist you. 


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020 7328 0222

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