Develop your technical and theoretical guitar skills to a professional standard, as you prepare for a career as a portfolio musician and guitarist. Craft your identity as a well-rounded performer on this all-encompassing one-year guitar course.

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1 Year

Across this vibrant one-year MMus course, you’ll progress your already advanced instrumental expertise, musicianship, performance abilities, academic thinking and critical reasoning skills to the highest possible levels.

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1 Year (2 years Part-time)

BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance

Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocal

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The BMus Popular Music Performance degree will see you develop your technical performance skills to the highest level, as you gain impressive academic abilities and an entrepreneurial understanding of the music industry. Launch your professional career as a portfolio musician with this highly relevant collaborative degree.

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3 Years

This creative programme explores composition, performance and production in a collaborative environment. It will develop your artistic identity and help establish yourself as music professional.

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3 Years

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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1 Year

Learn six iconic blues guitar styles in this step-by-step practical course. You’ll take each module at your own pace and be introduced to the history and key techniques of each blues style by influential guitarist Justin Sandercoe. Open now for enrolment, and you can commence any time.

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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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5 Days


Guitar courses

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The Guitar Institute

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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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