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Tuesday, August 02, 2016

The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance Partners with Tileyard Studios to Enhance Graduate Employability

The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance Partners with Tileyard Studios to Enhance Graduate Employability

LONDON, August 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

As part of our commitment to improving the student learning environment and providing
opportunities for graduate employability, the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance
(ICMP) is delighted to announce that we are joining forces with Tileyard Studios in Kings
Cross, London. This will provide ICMP students with a unique opportunity to study in and
engage with an immersive industry environment, building their networks amongst some of the
music industry's biggest names.

Tileyard Studios is the largest professional music community in the UK, with more than
70 state of the art music studios and 100 office spaces that provide a home to a wide
spectrum of companies working in the creative industries. Artists and companies at
Tileyard include Mark Ronson, Tynchy Stryder, The Prodigy, John Newman, Notting Hill Music,
Marathon Artists, Spitfire Audio, Musicgurus and many more.

Harry Leckstein, Managing Director, Tileyard Education, said:

"Tileyard Studios, and our new company Tileyard Education, are committed to developing
the highest quality music and creative industry training, harnessing our unique
professional skills, community and networks. We are delighted to welcome the ICMP to
Tileyard, marking the first of several major new education partnerships and programs to be

Tileyard Studios is a creative community within which artists and musicians can thrive
and is located within easy reach of ICMP's Kilburn home. Our vision, to see our graduates
shaping the future of music, aligns perfectly with the ethos of Tileyard Studios. And with
over 80% of ICMP graduates already in work or in further study within 6 months of
graduation, and over two thirds working within the creative industries, we are confident
that this opportunity will further provide our students with an unrivalled experience.

Paul Kirkham, Chief Executive at ICMP, said:

'We are really excited to announce this partnership with Tileyard Studios. It will
provide ICMP with access to fantastic new education facilities at Tileyard for teaching
and learning, as well as establishing our provision at the heart of the global music
industry. Our goal has always been to provide ICMP students with the tools, knowledge and
experience to build on their talent and make successful and rewarding careers."

Final year degree students and post graduate students will benefit from this
opportunity*. Facilities will become available to these students  in phases from September

-Subject to approval

For further details please contact:

Frances Drury




ICMP Management

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