Altersonic Showcases

A group of ICMP students will be visiting our international partner school Fontys Rockacademie in the Netherlands to participate in a fantastic international music festival in January. They will be joined by bands from other ICMP partner schools across Europe including the renowned Vienna Music Institute and HDPK University in Berlin.

The festival will comprise a range of workshops and jam sessions, performance at the famous Altersonic festival on the Rockacademie stage alongside a whole host of up and coming bands from around Europe, plus many opportunities to network and showcase their work with industry executives.

Bassist Matt Winter, a previous visitor to the annual event, said that "this trip was a great privilege for us to be a part of. We've come away from this tour gaining invaluable experience about the organisation of a band tour and are very thankful for the opportunity given to us by ICMP. The tour gave me a glimpse of what I've always wanted from music - to travel and meet new people whilst sharing my music and hearing others”.

Fontys aspires to be a dynamic source of knowledge, development, innovation and inspiration. The Fontys University of Applied Sciences is a well-known name in education, not only in Holland, but also in many other parts of the world and Fontys is the second largest institute of higher education in Holland.