Why study Drums at BIMM Institute Manchester?
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.
Andy Blakely, Drums Lecturer
Andy has been a professional drummer since the age of 17. After two years of performing a wide variety of gigs, he signed to A&M Records and headed off to Los Angeles to record with Roy Thomas Baker, the legendary producer of Queen and The Smashing Pumpkins.
Nick Kilroe, Drums Lecturer
Nick started drumming at the age of 11, learning his craft via lessons with Liverpool legend Red Carter and playing around the Liverpool circuit with various bands. He formed his own band, The Black Velvets, who signed to Universal Records, releasing their eponymous debut album in 2005 and touring the world supporting bands such as The Killers, The Who, Kings of Leon, Kasabian and James to name a few.
Incredible Drums Facilities
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.
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.