Why study Drums at BIMM Institute Manchester?

7 September, 2020

Follow your drumming passion at BIMM Institute Manchester and you’ll have all you need to turn your passion into your dream career. That’s because we provide the expert lectures, incredible facilities and inspiring people so you can excel in your craft.

Our Manchester Drums courses range from our Diploma to our BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance – and even our range of joint honours degrees. Take a look at some of our reasons in details as to why you should study Drums in Manchester.

Expert Drum Lecturers

Our Drums lecturers are BIMM Institute Manchester know what it’s like to live and breathe the world of music. Take a look at some of the lecturers below who will be teaching you one day and drumming with some of the world’s greatest artists the next:

Bryan Hargreaves, Senior Lecturer, Drums

Bryan’s list of drumming credits makes for an eclectic who’s who. He’s worked with bands and artists including Ben E. King, Brian May, The Supremes, John Legend, Mika, The Temptations and Glen Campbell.

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Richard Young, Drums Lecturer

Richard studied Drum Kit and Percussion at The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, gaining a 1st Class Honours degree. Since leaving Birmingham he has toured Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with the legendary “John Mayer’s Indo Jazz Fusions” and toured extensively in Europe and North America with Psych-Folk pioneers “The Earlies”.

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Richard Jupp, Drums Lecturer

Richard Jupp teaches Drums at BIMM Institute Manchester. He is the co-founder, songwriter, and drummer in the award-winning band Elbow, with whom he performed and recorded for over 25 years. In that time he toured the world playing at all of the major music venues, festivals, arenas, and stadiums. The band has been nominated for/won several major music awards including a BRIT, NME, Ivor Novello, and Mercury Music Prize.

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Incredible Drums Facilities

BIMM Institute Manchester drum room

At BIMM Institute, we supply you with state-of-the-art facilities throughout your Drums degree in Manchester so you can take your skills to the ultimate level. BIMM Institute Manchester puts you right at the centre of Manchester’s music scene. We have two buildings, each equipped with what you need to progress in your drumming, expand your skills and launch into the music industry.

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Manchester’s Music Scene

On top of our expert Drums lecturers and cutting-edge equipment and facilities, you’ll also be based in a city with phenomenal music history and thriving music scene. You’ll study in a city that’s inspired many talented and influential drummers, such as Reni from The Stone Roses, Luke Flowers from The Cinematic Orchestra, Peter Salisbury from The Verve, Alan White (former Oasis drummer), Mike Joyce from The Smiths, Stephen Morris from Joy Division, and many, many more.

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