BIMM, Total Guitar and Metal Hammer team up to rock this summer

30th Jun 2010 | 13:56

August 2010 Summer Schools selling out fast!

PRESS RELEASE: BIMM has three different Summer Schools running in August 2010 and places are selling out fast! Our programmes, which have been running for eight years, will offer you the opportunity to study technical development and live performance skills in vocals, drums, guitar or bass. Keyboards are also offered for the Total Guitar Summer School (BIMM Brighton) this year.

You will be using industry standard equipment whilst being taught by some of the biggest names in modern music. BIMM tutors and guests have sold hundreds of thousands of albums signed to major and independent record labels, had chart hits, toured the world and hit the main stage at Download, Glastonbury, Reading and Ozzfest, recorded dozens of Radio 1 sessions, as well as having their music in films on TV and in video games. Check out the official BIMM website for more info. Every student receives a personal Summer School certificate.

Mark Clayden BIMM Bristol College Manager and founding member of Pitchshifter and This is Menace said: "The summer schools are awesome, the tutors and guests help to cut away all the myths and get down to the basics of making you a better player"

Star Tutors and Special Guests for 2010 include members of:

Skindred, Nevermore, Ocean Color Scene, Paul Weller, Cooper Temple Clause, Massive Attack, CSS, Testament , Skunk Anansie, Feeder, Blue Aeroplanes, Ghost Of A Thousand, Gay Dad, Reef, Charlotte Hatherley, Carl Palmer, The Crimea, Biomechanical, Prodigy, Hundred Reasons, Supergrass, Sikth, Therapy, Pitchshifter, This is Menace, Malakai, Kerrang! Radio, Kerrang! Magazine, Total Guitar Magazine, Guitar Techniques Magazine, Guitarist Magazine, Rhythm Magazine and more.*

*Guests may be subject to change

BIMM SUMMER SCHOOLS

OPTION ONE: BIMM BRISTOL TOTAL GUITAR SUMMER SCHOOL
WHEN: AUGUST 2/3/4/5
CHOICE OF STUDY: VOCALS, BASS, DRUMS AND GUITAR

You will be studying and playing pop, rock, indie, blues and funk, including songs in the style of: Deftones, The Killers, Kings Of Leon, Oasis, Bloc Party, Babyshambles, The White Stripes, Kaiser Chiefs, Funeral For A Friend, Lostprophets, Enter Shikari, Fightstar, Paramore, Red Hot Chili Peppers , Alice In Chains, The Kooks, Franz Ferdinand, Biffy Clyro, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, At The Drive-In, Arctic Monkeys, Feeder, Led Zeppelin, Lenny Kravitz, Jimi Hendrix, U2, Queen, Eric Clapton, Foo Fighters, Green Day and more.

Ibanez is also offering one free RG Series Limited Edition guitar for the Total Guitar Summer School to one lucky winner and there will be amazing prizes from Peavey.

OPTION TWO: BIMM BRIGHTON TOTAL GUITAR SUMMER SCHOOL
WHEN: AUGUST 9/10/11/12
CHOICE OF STUDY: VOCALS, BASS, DRUMS, KEYBOARDS AND GUITAR

You will be studying and playing pop, rock, indie, blues and funk, including songs in the style of: Deftones ,The Killers, Kings Of Leon, Oasis, Bloc Party, Babyshambles, The White Stripes, Kaiser Chiefs, Funeral For A Friend, Lostprophets ,Enter Shikari, Fightstar, Paramore, Red Hot Chili Peppers , Alice In Chains, The Kooks, Franz Ferdinand, Biffy Clyro, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, At The Drive-In, Arctic Monkeys, Feeder, Led Zeppelin, Lenny Kravitz, Jimi Hendrix, U2, Queen, Eric Clapton, Foo Fighters, Green Day and more.

Ibanez is also offering 1 free RG Series Limited Edition guitar for the Total Guitar Summer School to one lucky winner and there will be amazing prizes from Peavey and Brighton's GAK – Guitar Amp and Keyboard Centre - who will also be providing goodie bags, as well as a GAK discount card!

OPTION THREE: BIMM BRIGHTON METAL HAMMER SUMMER SCHOOL
WHEN: AUGUST 16/17/18/19
CHOICE OF STUDY: VOCALS, BASS, DRUMS AND GUITAR

You will be studying and playing songs in the style of: Metallica, Trivium, Down, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Lamb of God, Airbourne, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Lamb Of God, Gallows, System of a Down, Mastodon, Kiss, Rammstein, Steel Panther, Cancer Bats, Devildriver, Clutch, Skindred, Down, Porcupine Tree, Bring Me The Horizon, Dragonforce, Saxon, Megadeth, 36 Crazy Fists, Bullet For My Valentine, Sikth, Therapy, Slipknot and more.

This year sees BIMM endorsers Orange Amps offer up some incredible prizes for the best guitarist. The stack consists of the Orange Tiny Terror Head and 1 x 12 cab (there are also 5 swag bags for the runners up) Brighton's GAK – Guitar Amp and Keyboard Centre will also be providing goodie bags, as well as a GAK discount card!

ACCOMMODATION:

With regards to accommodation, BIMM can provide you with a list of local B&Bs, which may be useful. Please note we do not have our own accommodation. Tip: Brighton and Bristol get very busy in the summer months so early booking is advisable once your place is secured.

LEVEL:

You don't need to be an advanced player and we do accept all levels, however, the programme is not suitable for absolute beginners. The programme is geared towards beginners/intermediate players and we suggest the player needs to be comfortable in learning a song then playing in front of his/her peers.

TOTAL GUITAR SUMMER SCHOOL PRICE: £299
METAL HAMMER SUMMER SCHOOL PRICE: £299

HOW TO APPLY

Call BIMM now on (+44) 0844 2646 666 to speak to us personally or email info@bimm.co.uk. This year promises to be a sell out so apply early to avoid disappointment.

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?Testimonals:"i learnt so much in just four days and learnt from some of the best musicians. I've become a much better player."
Rachel Munday – BIMM Total Guitar Summer School

"I had the time of my life, the course was awesome!"
Christopher Ward – BIMM Metal Hammer Summer School


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