Nightwish Exclusively Visits the Institute

On Monday 8th December, the Institute is excited to welcome symphonic metal singer Floor Jansen to give an exclusive masterclass to Institute students; with a public masterclass being held the day before.

Floor is the singer for Finnish bands Nightwish and ReVamp. After graduating from one of the Institute’s International partner schools, Rockacademie in Tilburg, Netherlands, […]

The Institute presents an exclusive masterclass with Guthrie Govan

On Wednesday 3rd December, the Institute will welcome Guthrie Govan to give an exclusive masterclass to students of the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, and a limited number of public guests, at the Tricycle Cinema in Kilburn.

Guthrie is arguably the most exciting and significant new guitarist to emerge in the virtuosic rock/fusion guitar scene in […]

Institute students to celebrate at The Mermaid Theatre

2013 Institute Graduation

On Saturday 22nd November, the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance will hold its annual Graduation event at the Mermaid Theatre, Blackfriars, London.

The event will see Institute students to celebrate the completion of their studies and receive certificates, with some individuals being presented with special awards for particular recognition.

The Mermaid Theatre, which is […]

Institute Supports Global Guitar Competition

Mike Tillotson


The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance is pleased to announce that it will once again sponsor the amazing Guitar Idol Final.
Now in its 4th year the Final will take place at Electric Live as part of the London Acoustic Guitar Show at Olympia Conference Centre on Saturday 13th September 2014.
The 2014 competition began […]

Sophie Coran wins 2014 Shure Songwriting Award

Sam Duckworth

It’s been another great year of talented singer/songwriters battling it out to win the Shure Songwriting Award 2014. This acclaimed award, offered through a unique partnership between the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, the British Academy of Songwriters Composers and Authors (BASCA) and Shure aims to provide aspiring songwriters with an unrivalled opportunity […]