Connected to Dublin

Study with music's next generation in Dublin

Music has always played a huge part in Dublin’s history, so it’s only fitting that BIMM Dublin’s homegrown students will have a large role in its musical future too.

From playing Dublin’s legendary venues to busking in Temple Bar with fellow aspiring musicians, you’ll love everything the musical adventure of studying at BIMM Dublin throws at you.

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Masterclass

BIMM DUBLIN WELCOMES BRITPOP LEGENDS ASH

Ash were still teenagers when their seminal debut album, 1977 shot to the top of the charts. Released 20 years...

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FARAH ELLE: BIMM HELPED ME SHARE MY PASSION

“I might be the most Irish person you’ll ever meet, but I am fluent in Arabic, as well as having...

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WHEN BIMM MET JOOLS!

Nearly a quarter of a century after debuting on British TV, Later… With Jools Holland is a real institution. Watched religiously by...

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Masterclass

Shakey Graves: 'Your Music Is Always Valid'

We recently had the pleasure of welcoming Austin-born singer-songwriter and actor, Shakey Graves, to BIMM Dublin for a highly entertaining Masterclass....

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Festival News

BIMM curates Truck Festival's Barn Stage

BIMM is excited to announce its new partnership with the brilliant Truck Festival this Summer. BIMM will be running the...

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Festival News

Arnie's Stage at Y Not Festival 2016

On the back of last year’s success at the Y Not Festival in The Peak District, BIMM is immensely proud...

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Alumni Success

Æ Mak set to light up Knockanstockan Festival

If you’ve not yet heard of Æ Mak, you’re seriously missing out. Formed by BIMM Dublin graduates, Ellie McMahon and...

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Masterclass

Katy Perry's drummer Adam Marcello shares his knowledge

Amongst the fireworks, suspended dancers and inflatable cars that make up the average Katy Perry live show you might spot...

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Alumni Success

Ryan O'Shaughnessy works on Charity Single

Ryan O’Shaughnessy is a talented BIMM Dublin alumnus who has put his performing talents to excellent use, helping to produce a...

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Student Success

BIMM Dublin Students Reflect on 'Sing Street' Starring Roles

If you’ve yet to see Sing Street, get to your nearest cinema! Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker John Carney, the comedy-drama...

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Masterclass

HUDSON TAYLOR VISIT GETS STUDENTS SINGING

Irish brothers Harry and Alfie Hudson-Taylor are better known as simply Hudson Taylor. They’re the lovable Dublin folk duo who...

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Student Success

ROCSTRONG performs at IMRO with BIMM backing band

Rocstrong exploded on the scene in 2014 with his debut single ‘Go ‘Head’ and since then has been gathering great...

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Music Production

BIMM Berlin partners with Trixx Studios

Here at BIMM Berlin, we’re proud to announce that we’ll be teaming up with Berlin’s internationally renowned TRIXX Studios as...

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Tutor News

BIMM's Ber Quinn on touring with John Grant and Villagers

Ber Quinn knows a thing or two about music production. A sound engineer by trade, he’s worked gigs for John...

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Masterclass

Intense Session from Drummer Péter Szendöfi

To quote Johnny Boyle, BIMM tutor and Masterclass host, “Péter Szendöfi brought a wealth of knowledge to his Masterclass at...

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Masterclass

The Combined Talents of Steve Albini

As a member of Big Black, Rapeman, and Flour and Shellac, Steve Albini knows a thing or two about being...

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Masterclass

Budgie comes to Dublin

Just so the new students at BIMM Berlin don’t have Head of Drums Peter ‘Budgie’ Clarke all to themselves, we arranged...

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Masterclass

GLASTONBURY FOUNDER MICHAEL EAVIS VISITS BIMM DUBLIN

The Glastonbury anecdotes came thick and fast in a fun-packed Masterclass with the originator of the world’s greatest music festival,...

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Masterclass

Ryan Bingham Award-Winning Soundtrack

A childhood in rural Texas couldn’t help but inform Ryan Bingham’s songwriting. His brand of folk Americana is influenced as...

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Living in the city:

Dublin rocks

You’ve chosen to study in one of the world’s most exciting cities for music – so it’s only fair that we help you get the most out of Dublin. From its legendary history to the best places to see live music and everything in between, here’s our guide to living in this city with a proud musical history and exciting musical future.

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Practicalities:

The lowdown

Living in Dublin isn’t all fun you know! You’ll also need accommodation, somewhere to buy your groceries, and to learn how to get around. Here are our top tips on the practical side of things, so you can hit the ground running as soon as you arrive.

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LIfe at BIMM

Access a world of experiences

Embrace the unique side of life at BIMM Dublin. From Masterclasses and the BIMM album to end-of-term gigs and internships, you’re never far from a truly memorable musical experience.

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Facilities

The BIMM Dublin campus is spread across two sites – the main building in Francis Street in Dublin City Centre, and a facility in The Coombe, only a short distance away. Incorporating six large teaching studios, a live performance room, tutorial suites, a common room and a resource centre, the facility still has room to grown, with The Coombe site being developed over the coming years to also include a recording studio, computer rooms and additional teaching spaces.

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EDUCATION PARTNERS

BIMM is privileged to work in partnership with a host of highly respected education providers. Our partners enable us to offer fully accredited courses which deliver internationally recognised academic qualifications to successful graduates.

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Industry partners:

We work alongside the best

We’re proud to be supported and endorsed by some of the world’s most prestigious music brands, meaning you’ll get direct access to unique industry opportunities and top-of-the-range kit.

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Get into the industry:

Your career starts here

We know you want to make it in music, so we offer careers advice to help you make it happen.

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