Masters in Popular Music Performance

Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocal

Our vibrant one-year postgraduate music course combines the development of advanced performance, musicianship and instrumental talents with innovative academic skills, such as critical thinking, research and independent learning.

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BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance

Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocal

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The BMus Popular Music Performance degree combines personalised learning, creative collaboration and a performance-focussed approach to allow you to achieve your technical aspirations, whilst developing a long-lasting career as a diverse and, most importantly, employable professional musician.

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Higher Diploma in Music Performance

Bass, Drums, Vocal, Guitar

ICMP’s Higher Diploma in Music Performance is an intensive one year course which allows you to develop your performance ability, musical vocabulary and creativity alongside like-minded performers, helping you to become a capable and well-rounded musician.

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BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship

Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocal, Other instrument

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This highly creative programme explores composition, performance and production in a collaborative environment. It is designed to support you in the development of your artistic identity, and to establish yourself as a modern music professional.

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Cert HE Creative Musicianship

Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocal, Other instrument

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With ICMP’s one-year CertHE Creative Musicianship course, you’ll begin to explore your artistic identity in the context of the modern music industry, and will develop a solid, practical and creative foundation in performance, composition and the music business.

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Performance Summer School

Bass, Drums, Guitar, Vocal

ICMP’s music performance summer school provides the opportunity to learn, create and play with like-minded music lovers, through live performance and inspirational teaching in our fantastic London facilities.

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Guitar courses

Success stories

The Guitar Institute

Inspiring tutors

ICMP is the home of the legendary Guitar Institute. Founded over 30 years ago, we have developed an understanding of the needs and ambitions of young musicians that is second to none, and in the process have enabled the successful careers of thousands of graduates.

During this time the music industry has of course changed significantly. As a result we have changed our methods and our teaching accordingly, to ensure that young, talented and ambitious musicians are provided with the best learning environment and developmental opportunities possible.

We provide a range of guitar courses, both full-time, part-time and online, for players keen to improve their skills and knowledge and take their playing and performing to the next level.

Find the right guitar course for yourself from the listings above. If you need any additional help or advice simply speak to our friendly Admissions Advisors on 020 7328 0222.

For more than 30 years, ICMP has been supporting great guitar players as they develop their talents and build successful careers in the industry.

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ICMP is the home of the legendary Guitar Institute. Founded over 30 years ago, the Guitar Institute has been training and supporting talented and ambitious guitar players as they build creative, rewarding and successful careers.

At the ICMP we ensure that only the best practitioners, educators and professionals teach on our courses. So by choosing an ICMP course, you can be sure that you will have access to the best and most inspirational teaching to help you achieve your personal goals.

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