Developing a sustainable career in the modern music industry is a great challenge for graduates of contemporary music*. To support them, and as part of our wider commitment to improving the student learning environment and providing opportunities for graduate employability, ICMP has developed an exclusive partnership with Tileyard Studios, Europe’s largest hub for music and creative media located in Kings Cross in central London.
 
Tileyard Studios is the largest professional music community in the UK, with more than 70 state of the art music studios and 100 businesses that provide a home to a wide spectrum of companies working in music, film, television, fashion and creative new tech sectors. Artists and companies at Tileyard include Mark Ronson, Tynchy Stryder, The Prodigy, John Newman, Lily Allen, Notting Hill Music, Marathon Artists, Spitfire Audio, Musicgurus, The Ticket Fairy and many more.
 

Exclusive opportunities for ICMP students

ICMP’s exclusive partnership with Tileyard provides our students with unique opportunities to study in and engage with an immersive industry environment, building their networks amongst some of the music industry’s biggest names. It connects the real world of the music industry directly to our educational provision, providing a range of bespoke opportunities for the development of your careers.

These opportunities include:

  • Major project workshops with Tileyard Music A&R
  • Student access to regular Tileyard events including networking and performance opportunities
  • Professional e-mentoring schemes
  • Bespoke end-of-year live showcase events held at Tileyard
  • Access to state of the art studios, technology, writing rooms and other learning facilities

A personalised approach to developing your career

Whatever course you choose at ICMP, you will have opportunities to benefit from our partnership with Tileyard, London's most exciting collaboration of creative minds. We recognise that each and every ICMP student is different, so you need access to a wide variety of personalised support and inspiration.

The Tileyard philosophy is to provide an environment in which creative clients can thrive, and our collaboration will continue to open-up multiple new opportunities for each of our learners. You will be energised by being part of a like-minded creative community, or by using state of the art equipment. You will be supported by your own professional e-mentor in your final year, helping to bring out your very best, and you will learn how to build the right kind of industry connections is your thing.

And of course, our Tileyard partnership is just one element of the comprehensive support and guidance we provide through our industry Hub , ensuring that ICMP students have access to the very best career guidance, support, opportunities and networks

*Actually, ICMP graduates do really well in terms of their employment and creative development post-graduation. We already perform above benchmark for the creative sector for employability with 91% of our graduates in employment or further education 6 months after graduating and 64% of in highly skilled employment or further study 6 months after graduation. Source: DLHE 2016