Experience the ICMP community

like one of our own.

If you're looking to study one of our Music Business courses, our experience days are FREE hands-on taster sessions held at our ICMP London campus.  Each Experience day is made up of workshops, classes and masterclass sessions, giving you the opportunity to learn new skills, master new techniques, interact with your potential tutors and meet your fellow class members.

Masterclasses, recording sessions and facilities tour

The day runs from 11am to 4pm, with lunch included. You will attend a morning and afternoon session: during the morning session, you will be put into groups and 2 hours lesson on the different aspects of the Music Business and how it has changed over time by one of our Music Business tutors. During the afternoon session, our Music Business tutor will talk you through how to apply business skills to help your career.

In between, you'll get to have a tour of the ICMP campus in Kilburn, guided by our staff; you'll be able to see our fantastic facilities, from our classrooms and performance studios, to our recording studios and tech labs: everything across the two buildings!

Following the tour, you'll meet the team at The Hub, our music industry experts and career counselors, which will explain and talk you through their role in helping shape the careers and opportunities of our students.

Discover the ICMP community

We are awaiting confirmation of Experience Day dates for 2017/18, in the meantime please register your interest via our contact form. Don't forget we also hold regular Open Days and Backstage Pass Tours, these are the perfect chance to discover more about ICMP and your future music career.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST OPEN DAYS

GOT A QUESTION?

We regularly hold Experience Days for all disciplines throughout the year. If you'd like to know about the next one, contact our team:

By phone: 020 7328 0222

By email: enquiries@icmp.ac.uk

INDUSTRY TUTORS

Ian RamageMusic Business

Ian began his career in manufacturing, working his way up through the industry from a pressing plant employee to executive positions at Polydor Records. From positions in product management and marketing, Ian became Director of Marketing at EMI, working with Kate Bush, Pink Floyd, and Diana Ross. From there, he moved sideways into publishing, working in artists and repertoire for BMG for twelve years, then a further two years at Sony/ATV. There, he worked with a broad spectrum of artists and writers, including Coldplay, Keane, Richard Hawley, Neil Hannon, Feist, Elvis Costello, and The Cure.
Ian Ramage | Music Business Tutor | ICMP London

Ken ForemanMusic Business

Ken has made records for labels including Elektra Entertainments, East/West Warners, Chrysalis, Sony, Palm Pictures, RTI/S4, Toshiba/EMI, and Almo. There followed a number of years, managed by Pan-American Ad agency, Amber Music Ltd, composing music for commercials. His compositions featured in many US and European campaigns, including Adidas, Bass, Vauxhall, Tennants, Benetton, Foxes, Titleist, Bell Atlantic, and 7 Up.
Ken Foreman | Music Business Course | ICMP London

Korda MarshallMusic Business

During his time at Warner, Korda became Managing Director of the company’s Atlantic Records label, where he signed The Darkness and James Blunt among others, before taking over at Warner Music in 2004 and overseeing the careers of Madonna, Green Day, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and signing artists including Gnarls Barkley, The Foals, The Enemy, Pendulum, and Seasick Steve.
Korda Marshall | Music Business Tutor | ICMP London
Professional Music Facilities

During the Experience Days, you will get a chance to tour our fantastic facilities. At ICMP, we are committed to investing in the best teaching and learning environment for our students, with the latest equipment always available. 

We offer our music students many large live performance rooms with stages, together with sound-isolation booths across both our buildings. Students also have access to a comprehensive range of industry-standard recording and production facilities. This includes exclusive access to our electronic music production studio, our production booth and mobile recording rigs & recording booths.

And did you know? All ICMP students can use our music facilities for personal practice free of charge outside of time tabled hours, and we are open 7 days a week!

The Hub at ICMP

You will also meet and talk to the team at The Hub during your experience day. The Hub is the link between the classroom, the music industry and your future career, providing the students with a wide range of advice and guidance, including one to one sessions with professional music industry advisers and career guidance professionals.

Run by a team of music industry professionals and experienced careers counsellors, the team is on hand from day one to support ICMP students in taking the first steps towards a career in the music industry or in wider employment. Their support doesn't end at graduation, as they keep providing advice and help to our ICMP graduates whenever they need. 

Music Business Success Stories

Tommaso Medica (Husky Loops)Bass

Tommaso Medica is a BA Music Business degree student and bassplayer for Husky Loops, an alternative 3-piece indie band currently making waves in the music industry. They released their eponymous debut EP on April 7th 2017 and have supported Estrons on their UK tour. Having also supported bands like Yak and Sunflower Beam, they have been invited to support The Kills on their European tour in 2017, as well as performing live at festivals such as The Great Escape, Truck and Live at Leeds. The band has received positive reviews from leading blogs including Line of Best Fit and hosted a takeover on Amazing Radio.
Tommaso Medica from Husky Loops