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Film Music Summer School

Learn about the art and science involved in scoring music for the moving image with expert professionals and tutors from our BA programmes.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/summer-schools/summer-schools-2020/film-music-summer-school/
Film Music Summer School

Learn about the art and science involved in scoring music for the moving image with expert professionals and tutors from our BA programmes.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/summer-schools-2020/film-music-summer-school/
Summer Music Academy: Music Production

Our Music Production strand will provide students with the facilities and opportunity to produce, record and make music alongside professional practitioners.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/summer-schools/summer-schools-2020/summer-music-academy/summer-music-academy-music-production/
Creative Summer School for Composers

Do you want to be inspired and develop your skills as a composer? Join us and work in a fun, collaborative and supportive environment and explore new ideas and approaches to composition.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/summer-schools-2020/creative-summer-school-for-composers/
Creative Summer School for Composers

Do you want to be inspired and develop your skills as a composer? Join us and work in a fun, collaborative and supportive environment and explore new ideas and approaches to composition.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/summer-schools/summer-schools-2020/creative-summer-school-for-composers/
Recording Summer School - From Demo to Master

Join us for this practical recording summer school. Over five days you will experience the complete process of recording, mixing and mastering your music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/summer-schools-2020/recording-summer-school/
Recording Summer School - From Demo to Master

Join us for this practical recording summer school. Over five days you will experience the complete process of recording, mixing and mastering your music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/summer-schools/summer-schools-2020/recording-summer-school/
Introduction to Electronic Dance Music Production

Utilising Ableton Live 9 Suite and Native Instruments Komplete, you will utilise numerous techniques, tips and tricks to develop your own electronic music from initial idea through to a finished…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/upcoming-short-courses/introduction-to-electronic-dance-music-production-jan/
Write, Record & Perform (3 - 7 August 2020)

Looking for something musical and creative for these holidays? Spend a week as a musician playing in a band, writing and recording new songs, ending with a live gig.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/junior-lcom/upcoming-short-courses-for-young-musicians/write-record-perform-3-7-august-2020/
Write, Record & Perform (10 - 14 August 2020)

Looking for something musical and creative this summer? Spend a week as a musician playing in a band, writing and recording new songs, ending with a live gig.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/junior-lcom/upcoming-short-courses-for-young-musicians/write-record-perform-10-14-august-2020/
Conducting Summer School

Our Conducting Summer School offers the opportunity to develop your conducting skills in a collaborative and friendly environment: covering score preparation, basic baton and more!

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/summer-schools-2020/conducting-summer-school/
Conducting Summer School

Our Conducting Summer School offers the opportunity to develop your conducting skills in a collaborative and friendly environment: covering score preparation, basic baton and more!

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/summer-schools/summer-schools-2020/conducting-summer-school/
Summer Music Academy: Performance

Our Performance strand will support a wide range of musical interests including classical, jazz, folk and popular music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/summer-schools/summer-schools-2020/summer-music-academy/summer-music-academy/
Summer Music Academy: Musical Theatre

Our Musical Theatre strand will allow students to experience high-level training in singing, acting and dance.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/summer-schools/summer-schools-2020/summer-music-academy/summer-music-academy-musical-theatre/
Big Band Summer School

Develop your jazz knowledge, confidence and performance style through big band music of the early 1900s to the 2000s.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/summer-schools/summer-schools-2020/big-band-summer-school/
Big Band Summer School

Develop your jazz knowledge, confidence and performance style through big band music of the early 1900s to the 2000s.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/summer-schools-2020/big-band-summer-school/
Keep Your Options Open, Choose Music

Inspiring free talks and workshops in your school from students at Leeds College of Music and the University of Leeds for students in years 7-8 and 9-12.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/junior-lcom/keep-your-options-open-choose-music/
Introduction to Chamber Music for String Players

A day course for amateur string trios, quartets, quintets, or individuals to receive tuition in chamber ensemble skills from experienced tutors and performers in a relaxed a supportive environment.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/upcoming-short-courses/courseschambermusicforstrings/
10 Festivals Where You Can Catch Leeds College of Music This Summer

We've produced a run-down of 10 of the UK's best music festivals this summer where you can see Leeds College of Music performing.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/10-festivals-where-you-can-catch-leeds-college-of-music-this-summer/
BA (Hons) Music (Popular)

You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Popular and Specialist Group Study modules in Popular.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-popular/
BA (Hons) Music (Production)

On our BA (Hons) Music (Production), you’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Production and Specialist Group Study modules in Production.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-production/
BA (Hons) Music (Film Music)

You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Film Music and Specialist Group Study modules in Film Music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-film-music/
Sound City 19: TIGER by the TAIL

TIGER by the TAIL are an innovative electronic duo, on a mission to blow your mind with a blend of catchy hooks and moody soundscapes. We found out what's in store for their performance at Sound…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sound-city-19-tiger-by-the-tail/
BA (Hons) Music (Folk)

Our global approach to folk music explores traditional music from the British Isles and all around the world, expanding it through innovative performance, composition, arrangement and recording.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-folk/
BA (Hons) Music (Jazz)

You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Jazz and Specialist Group Study modules in Jazz.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-jazz/
BA (Hons) Music (Songwriting)

Focusing on any sub-genre you want – from acoustic to electronic, mainstream to leftfield – our songwriting degree will prepare you to make a lasting impact on the music industry.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-songwriting/
BA (Hons) Music (Business)

This degree reflects the revolutionary way that music is now made, listened to and distributed by digital networks and social media.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-business/
BA (Hons) Music (Classical)

You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Classical and Specialist Group Study modules in Classical.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-classical/
LCoM at The Alternative Escape: a round up

Last week we headed to Brighton’s Alternative Great Escape with our alumni showcase for some sun, sea and exciting new music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-at-the-alternative-escape-a-round-up/
Accommodation for Summer Schools

We are pleased to be able to offer an accommodation package at Liberty Dock in Leeds City Centre for our Summer Schools in 2020.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/summer-schools/summer-schools-accommodation/
FdA Music Production

Fast-track your route in to industry with our two-year Foundation Degree, designed to give you the practical training and experience you need for a successful career.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/fda-music-production/
BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Popular)

Develop your skillset in more than one subject area and study with a range of expert staff. You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Classical and your Specialist Group Study modules in Popular.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-classical-with-popular/
Sound City 19: In The Morning Lights

Ahead of our showcase at Sound City Festival 2019, we caught up with Matilde Mirotti and Frankie Harper, AKA In The Morning Lights - one of the bands on the bill.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sound-city-19-in-the-morning-lights/
FdA Electronic Music Production

Develop your creativity by writing original music that focuses on contemporary urban and electronic music, whilst acquiring skills in dedicated music production suites.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/fda-electronic-music-production/
Careers in Music Series #1: Lily Scott

In the first instalment of our ‘Careers in Music’ series, we caught up with Lily Scott to get her top tips for a career in Classical Music….

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/careers-in-music-series-1-lily-scott/
BA (Hons) Music (Popular with Classical)

Develop your skillset in more than one subject area and study with a wider range of expert staff. You’ll take Specialist Study modules in Popular and Specialist Group Study modules in Classical.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-popular-with-classical/
Introduction to Logic Pro X (May)

Using Logic Pro X, this condensed course will teach you the fundamentals of this industry standard software in a practical workshop environment.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/upcoming-short-courses/introduction-to-logic-pro-x-may-2020/
BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Folk)

Develop your skill set in more than one subject area and study with a wider range of expert staff. You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Classical and Specialist Group Study modules in Folk.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-classical-with-folk/
BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Jazz)

Develop your skill set in more than one subject area and study with a wider range of expert staff. You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Classical and Specialist Group Study modules in Jazz.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-classical-with-jazz/
BA (Hons) Popular Music (Top-Up)

You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Popular in Popular, alongside Contextual and Professional Studies.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-popular-music-top-up/
BA (Hons) Music Production (Top-Up)

On our BA (Hons) Music (Production) Top Up, you can top-up your Foundation Degree into a full BA (Hons) in Music (Production)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-production-top-up/
Introduction to Ableton Live

You will cover basic recording and sound manipulation, basic programming techniques and midi pattern sequencing.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/upcoming-short-courses/introduction-to-ableton-live-jan/
Benson Taylor appointed Film Music ambassador at LCoM

Leeds College of Music is delighted to announce the appointment of Benson Taylor as the first ambassador for Film Music at the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/benson-taylor-appointed-film-music-ambassador-at-lcom/
Featured Project: UPSTAGE (video)

Second year Music Business student Louis Suggett is a founding member of UPSTAGE – creators of insightful, charismatic music content. Their latest film focusses on the Leeds Music scene.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/featured-project-upstage-video/
Junior LCoM to perform at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

In 2016, Junior LCoM was invited to take part in Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. To be given this opportunity is fantastic, so we jumped at the chance!

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/junior-lcom/saturday-music-school/junior-lcom-news/junior-lcom-to-perform-at-huddersfield-contemporary-music-festival/
Women in Music: Luna Cohen-Solal

Ahead of International Women’s Day on the 8th March, we have been talking to a select group about issues facing women in the music industry, to create the #WomenInMusic Series.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/women-in-music-luna-cohen-solal/
We're going to Leeds Fest!

This August bank holiday, LCoM DJs head to Leeds Festival to help the party go off in style...

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/were-going-to-leeds-fest/
Women in Music: Sally Rodgers

As part of the #WomenInMusic series, we caught up with DJ, label owner and academic, Sally Rodgers to get her perspective on working in electronic music and how the industry has changed today.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/women-in-music-sally-rodgers/
BA (Hons) Music (Classical with Production)

Develop your skillset in more than one subject area and study with a range of expert staff. You’ll take Specialist Study modules in Classical and Specialist Group Study modules in Production…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-classical-with-production/
BA (Hons) Music (Jazz with Production)

Develop your skillset in more than one subject area and study with a wider range of expert staff. You’ll take Specialist Study modules in Jazz and Specialist Group Study modules in Production…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-jazz-with-production/
BA (Hons) Music (Popular with Folk)

Develop your skillset in more than one subject area and study with a wider range of expert staff. You’ll take Specialist Study modules in Popular and Specialist Group Study modules in Folk.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-popular-with-folk/
BA (Hons) Music (Popular with Production)

Develop your skillset in more than one subject area and study with range of expert staff. You’ll take Specialist Study modules in Popular and Specialist Group Study modules in Production software.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-popular-with-production/
BA (Hons) Music (Production with Classical)

Develop your skillset in more than one subject area and study with a wider range of expert staff. You’ll take Specialist Study modules in Production and Specialist Group Study modules in Classical.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-production-with-classical/
BA (Hons) Music (Production with Folk)

Develop your skill set in more than one subject area and study with a wide range of expert staff. You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Production and Specialist Group Study modules in Folk.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-production-with-folk/
BA (Hons) Music (Production with Jazz)

Develop your skillset in more than one subject area and study with a wider range of expert staff. You’ll take Specialist Study modules in Production and Specialist Group Study modules in Jazz.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-production-with-jazz/
BA (Hons) Music (Production with Popular)

Develop your skill set in more than one subject area and study with a wide range of expert staff. You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Production and Specialist Group Study modules in…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-production-with-popular/
BA (Hons) Music (Folk with Popular)

You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Folk and your Specialist Group Study modules in Popular Music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-folk-with-popular/
BA (Hons) Music (Folk with Production)

You’ll take your Specialist Study modules in Folk and your Specialist Group Study modules in Music Production.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study/undergraduate-courses/ba-hons-music-folk-with-production/
Introduction to Mixing and Mastering (May)

Work with an expert and develop your creative mixing and mastering skills and learn how to turn your tracks into professional products.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/upcoming-short-courses/introduction-to-mixing-and-mastering-may/
Introduction to Mixing and Mastering (June)

This weekend course will teach you the fundamentals of mixing and mastering a range of recorded audio as well as covering the associated creative processes involved.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/short-courses/upcoming-short-courses/introduction-to-mixing-and-mastering-june/
Daniel P Carter Masterclass

Radio 1 and rock legend Daniel P Carter stopped by to run a workshop. The broadcaster and member of bands including Bloodhound Gang, A and Hexes, had sound advice for new bands and aspiring DJs.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/daniel-p-carter-masterclass/
Music Business student lands scholarship & job with MSG

Music Business student Tom Bladon is yet to officially graduate from LCoM, but he's already landed a promising role with Music Sales Group, and an MPA scholarship which offers mentoring and support…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/music-business-student-lands-scholarship-job-with-msg/
Careers in Music Series #3: Richard Canavan

Ahead of the Production Music Awards, we caught up with the Founder and Organiser - composer and BA Music Production alumnus (2007) Richard Canavan to discover more about his career to date.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/careers-in-music-series-3-richard-canavan/
BA (Hons) Music (Film Music)

Discover what it's really like to study a Film Music Degree at LCoM through the eyes of current students and staff.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/ba-hons-music-film-music/
LCoM’s BA (Hons) Music (Production) receives JAMES accreditation

Leeds College of Music has been awarded Joint Audio Media Education Support (JAMES) accreditation for its BA (Hons) Music (Production).

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-s-ba-hons-music-production-receives-james-accreditation/
Sound City 2018: Long Legged Creatures

Long Legged Creatures are creeping out with their twisted live electronica, full of wonky harmony and heavy grooves. They are one of five LCoM acts performing at Liverpool Sound City festival 2018.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sound-city-2018-long-legged-creatures/
Music Business student graduates with a job at PPL PRS

Meet Niall O'Connor, who has just graduated from LCoM's Music Business Course and landed a job with "saviours of the music industry," PPL PRS.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/music-business-student-graduates-with-a-job-at-ppl-prs/
Marc Almond returns to Leeds College of Music

Leeds College of Music is delighted to announce that Marc Almond will be returning to The Venue for ‘Love in Leeds’, an event created in partnership with BBC Radio Leeds.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/marc-almond-returns-to-leeds-college-of-music/
worriedaboutsatan: Key Lessons For Industry Survival

We speak to successful duo worriedaboutsatan about doing things your own way, and key lessons for survival in the business…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/worriedaboutsatan-key-lessons-for-industry-survival/
LCoM graduate lands job at Pianist Magazine

Drawing inspiration from a module in Music Journalism, BA (Hons) Music (Production with Popular) graduate Ellie Palmer has recently started a role as Online Editor for Pianist Magazine.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-graduate-lands-job-at-pianist-magazine/
Gala Concert 2019

Our annual Gala Concert is one of the performance highlights of the year here at Leeds College of Music, showcasing music from students across all pathways at the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/gala-concert-2019/
BA (Hons) Music (Business)

Discover what it's really like to study a Music Business Degree at LCoM through the eyes of current students and staff.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/ba-hons-music-business/
Film Night - featuring Nicholas Dodd

Hear the thoughts of Film Music students and renowned cinematic orchestrator Nicholas Dodd, on LCoM's termly industry showcase 'Film Night'.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/film-night-featuring-nicholas-dodd/
LCoM alumnus receives AIM Award for work with Scruff of the Neck Records

Manchester’s Scruff of the Neck label has stormed to success at this year’s AIM Awards to be crowned ‘Best Small Label’.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-alumnus-receives-aim-award-for-work-with-scruff-of-the-neck-records/
Radio DJ Scott Mills to talk life, career and radio with Leeds

Scott Mills in conversation is one of the headline events of Segue, a two-day festival of the radio and audio industry from 18th-19th October hosted by The Radio Academy in association with Leeds BID

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/radio-dj-scott-mills-to-talk-life-career-and-radio-with-leeds/
BA (Hons) Music (Popular)

Discover what it's really like to study a Popular Music Degree at LCoM through the eyes of current students and staff.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/ba-hons-music-popular/
BA (Hons) Music (Production)

Discover what it's really like to study a Music Production Degree at LCoM through the eyes of current students and staff.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/ba-hons-music-production/
Sixteen Records

Sixteen Records was set up to recognise the very best alternative and electronic artists in Leeds and West Yorkshire. Learn more about its inception from its founder Lotte Van Den Berg.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sixteen-records/
Favourite Christmas Film Scores from our Film Music Faculty

With the festive season now well underway, we've tasked our Film Music staff and students to take a look back over the years at some classic, Christmas film scores and pick their favourites!

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/favourite-christmas-film-scores-from-our-film-music-faculty/
Sounds of LCoM: February Playlist

Hear the latest Sounds of LCoM, featuring music from our alumni and current students right across the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-of-lcom-february-playlist/
Sounds of LCoM: April playlist

Hear the latest Sounds of LCoM, featuring music from our alumni and current students right across the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-of-lcom-april-playlist/
Sounds of LCoM: Summer Playlist

Hear the latest Sounds of LCoM, featuring music from our alumni and current students, across the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-of-lcom-summer-playlist/
Sounds of LCoM: September Playlist

Hear the latest Sounds of LCoM, featuring music from our alumni and current students, across the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-of-lcom-september-playlist/
Sounds of LCoM: October Playlist

Hear the latest Sounds of LCoM, featuring music from our alumni and current students, across the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-of-lcom-october-playlist/
Sounds of LCoM: November Playlist

Hear the latest Sounds of LCoM, featuring music from our alumni and current students, across the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-of-lcom-november-playlist/
Sounds of LCoM: December Playlist 2018

Hear the latest Sounds of LCoM, featuring music from our alumni and current students right across the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-of-lcom-december-playlist-2018/
Sounds of LCoM Playlist

Hear the latest Sounds of LCoM, featuring music from our alumni and current students, across the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-of-lcom-playlist/
Showcase: Songwriting

To showcase the range of music on offer at LCoM, we hold concerts throughout the semester with a different programme taking the lead each week. Expect to hear the very best talent LCoM has to offer.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/showcase-songwriting/
LCoM at Alternative Great Escape: Emerging Artists

LCoM is heading to Brighton’s Alternative Great Escape, to present a showcase of new and exciting artists. Five of our recent alumni have been selected to play at the festival taking place 9-11 May.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-at-alternative-great-escape-emerging-artists/
LCoM Chamber Orchestra

Dvořák celebrated his new employment at the Prague Conservatory by writing his Eighth Symphony, an orchestral work filled with birdsong, country life and folk song.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/lcom-chamber-orchestra/
Sounds of LCoM: November Playlist 2018

We have revamped our popular alumni playlist to include current students from across the conservatoire. Listen to the latest new music from the LCoM community!

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-of-lcom-november-playlist-2018/
Plaid Live AV + support

Plaid sit right at the very heart of global electronica.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/plaid-live-av-plus-support/
Graeme Matthews: From Short Course to Production Degree

Meet Graeme Matthews, a man whose life completely changed after enrolling on a short course at Leeds College of Music…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/graeme-matthews-from-short-course-to-production-degree/
LCoM nominated for Guardian Education Award

Leeds College of Music has been nominated for a Guardian Education Award in the Employability and Entrepreneurship category.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-nominated-for-guardian-education-award/
FdA Music Production and Electronic Music Production

Discover what it's really like to study a Foundation Degree at LCoM through the eyes of current students and staff.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/fda-music-production-and-electronic-music-production/
Staff spotlight: Tom Harrold

Tom Harrold is an award-winning Scottish composer who has just joined the Classical faculty at LCoM. We spoke to Tom about his plans for teaching here and his advice for new composers...

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/staff-spotlight-tom-harrold/
LCoM Awarded TEF Silver

Leeds College of Music has been accredited with a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-awarded-tef-silver/
Sound City 19: Project Hilts

Project Hilts is a nine-piece band who showcase Jazz musicianship blended with Grime, Latin, Soul and Hip Hop. We spoke to MC Hilts about their forthcoming performance at the LCoM Sound City…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sound-city-19-project-hilts/
Sound City 2018: Thomas Harvey

Third-year pop student and singer/songwriter Thomas Harvey will be one of five LCoM acts performing at Liverpool Sound City Festival 2018.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sound-city-2018-thomas-harvey/
Yaatri selected for Jazz North Introduces programme

Leeds College of Music alumni quintet Yaatri are set to become the latest beneficiaries of the Jazz North Introduces programme.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/yaatri-selected-for-jazz-north-introduces-programme/
LCoM students selected for Festival Republic's ReBalance

Two LCoM students have been selected for the ReBalance Project – an initiative from Festival Republic which aims to redress gender inequality in the music industry.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-students-selected-for-festival-republics-rebalance/
Level Five Open for Business!

Leeds College of Music continues its investment in student experience with a newly refurbished and repurposed facility on Level 5 of our Quarry Hill campus.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/level-five-open-for-business/
LCoM student satisfaction at an all-time high, says latest National Student Survey

Our third year students, who graduated last Thursday at Leeds Town Hall, reported an 81% overall satisfaction rate in the latest National Student Survey

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-student-satisfaction-at-an-all-time-high-says-latest-national-student-survey/
Alumni Tracks of the Year 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we look back at some of this year’s musical highlights from amongst our incredible alumni community.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/alumni-tracks-of-the-year-2017/
Folk Series #2 feat. Sif Jacobsen & Caitlin Stubbs

In the second instalment of our Folk Series, we spoke to folk musicians and third year LCoM students Sif Jacobsen & Caitlin Stubbs, to get their take on folk and how it can represent modern…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/folk-series-2-feat-sif-jacobsen-caitlin-stubbs/
Careers in Music Series: Beckie Morley - Musical Moments

Drawing inspiration from her participation in our Community Music module, Beckie Morley has since carved out a successful career as a social entrepreneur

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/careers-in-music-series-beckie-morley-musical-moments/
Students experience life in the West End with Matilda

This month, two students travelled to London for this invaluable professional experience, developing their musicianship and industry knowledge.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/students-experience-life-in-the-west-end-with-matilda/
Lancaster Jazz Festival: Preview

We interviewed a handful of the acts featuring LCoM alumni performing at Lancaster Jazz Festival 2019.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lancaster-jazz-festival-preview/
Sound City 2018: N/\L/\

21-year-old composer/producer N/\L/\ has only just begun their musical journey but is already making waves in the DIY electronica scene. N/\L/\ will be performing at Liverpool Sound City 2018

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sound-city-2018-nl/
Sound City 2018: LUNABLIND

Meet indie three-piece LUNABLIND, one of five LCoM acts performing at this year's Liverpool Sound City festival.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sound-city-2018-lunablind/
LCoM artists selected for Sound City

Leeds College of Music is delighted to return to Sound City for the fourth year running! Chosen by the team at Sound City, we are proud to showcase these talented artists at the festival.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-artists-selected-for-sound-city/
Folk Series #1 feat. Gilmore & Roberts

In the first instalment of our “What the Folk” series, we took five with Katriona & Jamie to mull over what the term “folk music” means, and what it’s like to work within the UK folk scene…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/folk-series-1-feat-gilmore-roberts/
Staff Spotlight: Delia Stevens

Meet Delia Stevens, a renowned percussionist who has joined our Classical faculty to teach classical percussion and timpani at Leeds College of Music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/staff-spotlight-delia-stevens/
Meet The Class of 2018

Undoubtedly a gifted bunch, meet a few of the artists and entrepreneurs of the ‘Class of 2018’ who are set to embark on their careers in music as we bid them a fond farewell at graduation this week.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/meet-the-class-of-2018/
Meet the Class of 2019

It's that time of year again: Graduation 2019 is upon us and we're waving goodbye to another gifted cohort of students. Meet just a handful of our upcoming artists and creatives!

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/meet-the-class-of-2019/
LCoM Artists Announced for Sound City 2020

Leeds College of Music is delighted to return to Sound City for the fifth year running! Five LCoM artists have been chosen by Sound City team to perform across a range of venues at the festival.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-artists-announced-for-sound-city-2020/
Tips for working in Community Music

Looking into a career in community music? Community musicians are becoming more prominent in the professional working world, with more and more opportunities becoming available every year.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/tips-for-working-in-community-music/
UK Music reports record growth in the music industry

Music industry jobs rose a record 3% last year, according to UK Music’s recent ‘Measuring Music’ report.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/uk-music-reports-record-growth-in-the-music-industry/
Gala Concert 2018

Featuring performances from the entire range of programmes at the conservatoire, the Gala Concert is as spectacular visually as it is musically and has become a highlight of the performance calendar.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/gala-concert-2018/
Top tips for your music audition

Got an audition coming up for a place on a music degree? It’s a nerve-wracking time for any musician, but with good preparation, those on-the-day nerves can be dealt with easily. Read these top tips.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/top-tips-for-your-music-audition/
Careers in Music Series #2: Matt Robinson

In the next instalment of our ‘Careers in Music’ series, we caught up with Matt to discover how he balances a busy lifestyle as an Artistic Director, community musician, active performer and composer

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/careers-in-music-series-2-matt-robinson/
Leeds College of Music and Opera North announce new partnership

Leeds College of Music has formed a new partnership with Opera North, providing valuable learning opportunities for students on its Classical pathway.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/leeds-college-of-music-and-opera-north-announce-new-partnership/
Artistry & Enterprise

With inclusive and varied support options, our Artist and Business Development program supports projects with entrepreneurial skills to create something exciting, collaborative and innovative.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/artistry-enterprise/
Leeds College of Music receives grant from Wolfson Foundation

LCoM is pleased to announce that it will continue to receive funding from The Wolfson Foundation to the amount of £30,000 per year for the next three years.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/leeds-college-of-music-receives-grant-from-wolfson-foundation/
J Frisco selected for Jazz North Introduces

Leeds College of Music alumni trio J Frisco have been selected for pioneering initiative Jazz North Introduces, which aims to nurture rising young Jazz talent in the North of England.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/j-frisco-selected-for-jazz-north-introduces/
24 Musicians Benefit From Wolfson Music Grants

24 musicians will benefit from the Wolfson Music Grants scheme this academic year, thanks to a significant grant from the Wolfson Foundation.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/24-musicians-benefit-from-wolfson-music-grants/
Musicians' Survival Guide: How to Use Social Media as a Marketing Tool in the Music Industry

Knowledge of social media is essential to any role in the music industry and is particularly crucial if you manage projects like a band, a club night or a record label.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/musicians-survival-guide-how-to-use-social-media-as-a-marketing-tool-in-the-music-industry/
Careers in Music Series #4: Laura Kox

In the next instalment of our ‘Careers in Music’ series, we talk to Laura about her busy and diverse schedule of teaching, arts administration and performance.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/careers-in-music-series-4-laura-kox/
Sound City 19: DOMI

Completing the line-up for our fourth showcase at Sound City is DOMI, a high energy, drum 'n' bass synth-pop band, who are thoroughly looking forward to playing their first festival together...

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sound-city-19-domi/
LCoM scraps audition fees to improve accessibility

Leeds College of Music has removed its audition fees for all courses, in a bid to improve the accessibility of conservatoire training for prospective students from all backgrounds.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-scraps-audition-fees-to-improve-accessibility/
Folk Series #3 feat. Sunniva Brynnel

In the third episode of our folk series, we get Sunniva’s take on folk music, mixing genres, and how the international folk scene differs from Britain…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/folk-series-3-feat-sunniva-brynnel/
A fresh new look for Leeds College of Music

Leeds College of Music is delighted to launch a refreshed visual identity, revealing a new logo which reflects the conservatoire’s core values, heritage and ambition for the future.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/a-fresh-new-look-for-leeds-college-of-music/
Hollie Buhagiar

Hollie offers a fascinating insight into her unique compositional style.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/hollie-buhagiar/
Natalie Holmes

Natalie tells us about the life of an independent artist.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/natalie-holmes/
Alex Redfern

Alex provides some advice for budding film composers.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/alex-redfern/
Daniel Suett

Dan describes life in America and his interactions with Hans Zimmer.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/daniel-suett/
Max Russell

Max Russell studies on our Production with Popular pathway. Aside from drumming in progressive metal band, Horses in Transit, he works in a variety of projects as a mix engineer and producer.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/max-russell/
LCoM Folk student wins prestigious BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award

LCoM student Maddie Morris has scooped the prestigious Young Folk Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, in a ceremony at Bridgewater Hall at Manchester last night.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-folk-student-wins-prestigious-bbc-radio-2-young-folk-award/
Brooders

Trio making a stir with their distinct and formidably luring barrage of psych.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/brooders/
Alex Carrie

Alex discusses his band Krrum’s success and life on the road.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/alex-carrie/
Michael Denny

Michael is a composer, producer, sound designer and multi-instrumentalist.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/michael-denny/
Joseph Hartwell Jones

Joseph discusses exciting collaborations and award-winning music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/joseph-hartwell-jones/
Mali Hayes

Future Bubblers participant Mali comments on her musical journey.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/mali-hayes/
Tom Hunt

Tom discusses composing music for the Olympic Games!

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/tom-hunt/
Ben McAvoy

Director of bespoke music composition and sound design services, W-M-P.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/ben-mcavoy/
Dan McDougall

Since leaving LCoM, Dan has worked with the likes of Ellie Goulding and Tom Odell.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/dan-mcdougall/
Chantel McGregor

Chantel gives some top tips for budding singers, guitarists or songwriters.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/chantel-mcgregor/
Laura Oakes

British Country Music Award winner Laura shares her musical journey.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/laura-oakes/
Chris O'Gorman

Chris provides advice on how to remain adaptable within an evolving industry.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/chris-ogorman/
Rob Platts

Rob offers his perspective on future music industry developments.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/rob-platts/
Malaika Shaw

Malaika shares what has driven her towards a career in music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/malaika-shaw/
Tom Smith

An advocate for the arts as a vehicle for social change, Tom leads MAP Charity.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/tom-smith/
Vaughan

Vaughan's unique and captivating sound blends electronic sounds and alt-pop.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/vaughan/
Molly Deakin

Molly Deakin is a second year student currently completing the BA (Hons) Music (Business) course.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/molly-deakin/
Olivia Crawford

Olivia Crawford is a film and video game composer who is currently in her third year of our BA (Hons) Music (Film) course.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/olivia-crawford/
Crosswire

Featuring some of the best bands and artists from Pop and Production courses at LCoM with DJs, solo artists and full band sets.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/crosswire/
Marc Alexandru Tint

Marc Alexandru Tint is a guitarist and producer, currently studying on the BA (Hons) Music (Production with Popular) degree.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/marc-alexandru-tint/
Sally Rodgers

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Business), BA (Hons) Music (Production)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/sally-rodgers/
LCoM alumna set to perform in Pinter at the Pinter

Recent Jazz graduate Abbie is set to perform as part of the Jamie Lloyd Company’s Pinter at the Pinter across November and December.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-alumna-set-to-perform-in-pinter-at-the-pinter/
Steve Watts

Courses taught: BA(Hons) Music (Business), BA(Hons) Music (Production), Film Music Summer School

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/steve-watts/
Kate Lloyd

Kate works as a Technical Producer for BBC Radio 3 and freelance composer.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/kate-lloyd/
Dave Anson

Award-winning composer Dave has built up a wealth of industry experience.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/dave-anson/
Owen Norton

Owen discusses his approach to creating a remix and his own original material.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/owen-norton/
Andrew Potterton

Courses taught: Foundation Year (Popular), BA (Hons) Music (Popular), BA (Hons) Music (Business), BA (Hons) Music (Production)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/andrew-potterton/
Luke Fitton

Songwriter and guitarist Luke joined us for a songwriting masterclass.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/luke-fitton/
Gilmore & Roberts

Alumni folk duo Gilmore and Roberts explore the term - ‘Folk Music’.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/gilmore-roberts/
J Frisco

Discover more about award-winning avante-garde jazz trio - J Frisco

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/j-frisco/
Ollie Horner

Ollie discusses the ins and outs of life as a tour manager and promoter's rep.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/ollie-horner/
David Lawrie

David discusses his career as a producer, composer and sound designer.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/david-lawrie/
Neil Myers

Composer Neil has worked on music for film, documentaries, and sports.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/neil-myers/
Nihiloxica: Spooky-j and pq

Spooky-j and pq discuss collaboration with Nilotika Cultural Ensemble

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/nihiloxica-spooky-j-and-pq/
Benji Totten

Benji caught up with us to discuss life on the international touring circuit.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/benji-totten/
Adam Winch-Furness

Adam comments on his entry into broadcasting and BBC Introducing.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/adam-winch-furness/
Sam Wood

Sam is an integral member of band - Wayward Sons.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/sam-wood/
Aamir Yaqub

Aamir is an award-winning producer, engineer and writer.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/aamir-yaqub/
Ben Matravers

Ben is a versatile producer, musician, songwriter and studio engineer.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/ben-matravers/
Elliot McCabe

Meet Elliot, a third-year student on our BA Hons Music Production course. He is president of the DJ society - a community of DJ's at LCoM - and is currently working on his first album.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/elliot-mccabe/
Luke Print

Meet Luke Print, a driven student on our (Foundation) Music Production course.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/luke-print/
Jake Pike

Jake Pike is a third-year student currently completing the BA (Hons) Music (Business) course.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/jake-pike/
Mitch Gardner

Just in his first year, Mitch has been involved in a number of projects and events including LCoM's "Film Night."

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/mitch-gardner/
Gabriella Richardson

Meet Gabriella Richardson, First Year LCoM Popular Music student, and vocalist with band Sonic Blue.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/gabriella-richardson/
Hannah Butterfield

Hannah Butterfield is a singer/songwriter from Northern Ireland, currently in her second-year on our BA (Hons) Music (Popular) degree course.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/hannah-butterfield/
Ellie Palmer

Ellie Palmer is an ambitious music production graduate, editor, writer, pianist, and composer. Ellie graduated from the BA (Hons) Music (Production) course in 2017.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/ellie-palmer/
Henry Bateman

Henry is a musician and songwriter from Gloucestershire, currently in his third year on the BA (Hons) Music (Popular) degree at LCoM.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/henry-bateman/
Stephen Lynch

A hip-hop DJ/producer from Leeds, Stephen Lynch – aka DJ Agent M – studies BA (Hons) Music (Business) at Leeds College of Music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/stephen-lynch/
Lauren Rycroft

In our fifth Student Profile, we meet third-year Popular Music student, Lauren Rycroft, in 2016 she supported Newton Faulkner, whilst this year was part of the LCoM Showcase at Liverpool Sound City.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/lauren-rycroft/
James Jarvis

James Jarvis is a second-year Film Music student with aspirations to compose for both television and film.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/james-jarvis/
Adam Harding

Courses taught: Introduction to Electronic Dance Music Production, Advanced Electronic Dance Music Production

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/adam-harding/
Craig Golding

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Production)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/craig-golding/
Dr Hans Hess

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Film Music)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/dr-hans-hess/
Scott Hewitt

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Production)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/scott-hewitt/
James Moffatt

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Film Music)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/james-moffatt/
Crosswire Sessions

The Crosswire Sessions showcase artists from our Pop and Production Pathways in live, studio recordings.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/crosswire-sessions/
Dominic Morley

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Production), MA Music

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/dominic-morley/
Brian Morrell

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Production), BA (Hons) Music (Film Music)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/brian-morrell/
Nick Simcock

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Business), Professional Studies

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/nick-simcock/
Hannah Trigwell

Courses Taught: BA (Hons) Music (Business)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/hannah-trigwell/
Abi Rudd

Abi Rudd is a third-year on our BA (Hons) Music (Production) course. Abi has already gained experience and undertaken work experience with the studio of Adele & Rihanna producer Paul Epworth.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/student-profiles/abi-rudd/
Class of 2017: Ten graduates to watch

As we sadly say farewell to the Class of 2017, we look at a handful of students from a number of courses and the varied, exciting and unique careers they’re heading off to no-doubt succeed in.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/class-of-2017-ten-graduates-to-watch/
Andy Barraclough

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Film Music)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/andy-barraclough/
John Newman

John tells us his career highlights and offers some industry advice.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/alumni/alumni-profiles/john-newman/
Caterina McEvoy

Courses taught: FdA Music Production, BA (Hons) Music (Production)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/caterina-mcevoy/
Staff Spotlight: Adam Stadius

Meet Adam Stadius, Programme Leader for Musical Theatre at Leeds College of Music, which welcomes its first cohort of students this September.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/staff-spotlight-adam-stadius/
Sam Sweeney Masterclass

For the Leeds College of Music Folk Music degree, we invited professional folk musician Sam Sweeney to deliver a masterclass for our students.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/sam-sweeney-masterclass/
LCoM Contemporary Jazz Orchestra & Choir

Jazz flautist Gareth Lockrane performs alongside the LCoM Contemporary Jazz Orchestra and new-formed Jazz Choir.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/lcom-contemporary-jazz-orchestra-choir/
Paul Baily

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Production)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/paul-baily/
Peter Darling

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Popular), BA (Hons) Music (Songwriting), BA (Hons) Music (Production)

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/peter-darling/
Marlon Hodelin

Courses Taught: FdA Electronic Music Production, Introduction to Mixing and Mastering

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/marlon-hodelin/
Alexander MacDonald Halliday

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Production), FdA Music Production, FdA Electronic Music Production, Short Courses

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/alexander-macdonald-halliday/
Neil Myers

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Production), Foundation Degree and MA Music Production

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/neil-myers/
MA Music - Postgraduate Study

Discover what it's really like to study MA Music at LCoM through the eyes of current students and staff.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/ma-music-postgraduate-study/
Grace Savage Masterclass

Leeds College of Music welcomed Grace Savage for an insightful masterclass in 2019. Grace is a beatboxer, singer-songwriter, artist and educator, with a wealth of knowledge about the music industry.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/grace-savage-masterclass/
12 Reasons to Study at LCoM

Making the decision about where to study your music degree? Here are 12 reasons to study at Leeds College of Music...

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/12-reasons-to-study-at-lcom/
Tunde Jegende Masterclass

Classical cellist, composer and multi-instrumentalist Tunde Jegede visited Leeds College of Music to run a workshop with our students.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/tunde-jegende-masterclass/
Johnny Kalsi Masterclass

"You don’t have to be a certain look or a certain way to do folk music, you can be from any background" Leeds College of Music Fellow Johnny Kalsi on folk, following his recent masterclass at LCoM

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/johnny-kalsi-masterclass/
Opera: Romeo and Her Juliet

What happens when you fall for someone that you’re forbidden to love? This is the story of two star-crossed lovers, but not as you know it.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/opera-romeo-and-her-juliet/
Opera: Romeo and Her Juliet (Sun)

What happens when you fall for someone that you’re forbidden to love? This is the story of two star-crossed lovers, but not as you know it.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/opera-romeo-and-her-juliet-sun/
Both Sides Now: Electric Storm

For the third year running, we partner with music charity Brighter Sound to present work as part of their gender equality programme Both Sides Now.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/both-sides-now-electric-storm/
Jez Pritchatt

Courses taught: FdA Music Production, FdA Electronic Music Production

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/tutors/jez-pritchatt/
LCoM New Music Collective

Programme to include works by Julia Wolfe, David Lang, Angélica Negrón and Egidija Medekšaitė, plus several exciting new works by LCoM composition students.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/lcom-new-music-collective/
Saturday Music School Showcase

Join us for a showcase featuring the bands and ensembles from Junior LCoM. Listen to pop, rock, classical, jazz and more, performed by the talented young musicians.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/saturday-music-school-showcase/
BA (Hons) Music (Classical)

Discover what it's really like to study a Classical Music Degree at LCoM through the eyes of current students and staff.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/ba-hons-music-classical/
BA (Hons) Music (Folk)

Discover what it's really like to study a Folk Degree at LCoM through the eyes of current students and staff.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/ba-hons-music-folk/
BA (Hons) Music (Jazz)

Discover what it's really like to study a Jazz Degree at LCoM through the eyes of current students and staff.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/ba-hons-music-jazz/
BA (Hons) Music (Songwriting)

Discover what it's really like to study a Songwriting Degree at LCoM through the eyes of current students and staff.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/ba-hons-music-songwriting/
Sounds Like THIS 2018

Catch up with highlights from LCoM's cutting-edge music and audiovisual festival, Sounds Like THIS 2018.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/sounds-like-this-2018/
Jason Rebello & Tim Garland Jazz Masterclass

Pianist Jason Rebello and Saxophonist Tim Garland visited Leeds College of Music for a fantastic Jazz Masterclass in September 2018.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/jason-rebello-tim-garland-jazz-masterclass/
Silvia Rosani: Intermezzo 4

Intermezzo 4 was born from White Masks, a project for cello, live electronics and resonating metal panels Silvia developed with cellist Esther Saladin and visual artist Ines Rebelo.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/silvia-rosani-intermezzo-4/
A Guide to PRS for Music

PRS for Music is a collecting society which songwriters, composers and music publishers become members of in order to get paid for the use of their music. Find out more.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/a-guide-to-prs-for-music/
Unusual Ingredients

Unusual Ingredients brings to life the fascinating relationships between sound and flavour.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/unusual-ingredients/
Brutalust & Sounds Like THIS Improvisation Orchestra

Brutalust present devised absurdist sound/theatre performance based on Ionesco’s The Lesson. Repertoire to include new and old works from the Brutalist ensemble.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/brutalust-sounds-like-this-improvisation-orchestra/
Unusual Ingredients (17:00)

Unusual Ingredients brings to life the fascinating relationships between sound and flavour.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/unusual-ingredients-1700/
AWATE: The Unearthed Odyssey

An Eritrean born in Saudi Arabia and raised in London, AWATE has been producing music for over 15 years.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/awate-the-unearthed-odyssey/
ChorusUK: It's a Swing Thing

Enjoy recreating the magic of the golden swing era with this, the ultimate collection of music from the big band era.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/chorusuk-its-a-swing-thing/
Top Folk Christmas Songs

Folk and Christmas music go hand in hand. Folk captures the essence of this festive time of year. So much so that we've asked our Folk staff and students to give us their favourite Folky Xmas tunes!

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/top-folk-christmas-songs/
LCoM Choral Society

Schuhplattler, a traditional folk dance, was the inspiration behind Elgar's Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands, Op. 27.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/lcom-choral-society/
LCoM Choral Society (Jun)

A dedicated, welcoming and hard-working group of singers, LCoM’s Choral Society have previously performed standout works such as Fauré’s Requiem and extracts from Haydn’s The Creation.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/lcom-choral-society-jun/
House of Europe

Songwriters from four European conservatoires will come together for this very special performance.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/house-of-europe/
Airplays nominated for O2 Yorkshire Media Award

The collaborative project from BBC Radio Leeds, Leeds Playhouse and LCoM, which features music from our alumni, has been recognised with an esteemed Award Nomination.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/airplays-nominated-for-o2-yorkshire-media-award/
LCoM awards Fellowships to two music industry figures

LCoM has awarded Fellowships to two inspiring figures from the music industry; composer and producer Andrew Lippa; and opera singer and educator Sally Egan.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-awards-fellowships-to-two-music-industry-figures/
Leeds College of Music awards three Fellowships to key industry figures

Leeds College of Music (LCoM) is delighted to award three new Fellowships to key industry figures - Vanessa Reed of PRS, Daniel Miller of Mute Records & music journalist Alexis Petridis.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/leeds-college-of-music-awards-three-fellowships-to-key-industry-figures/
Sounds Like THIS Festival returns with stellar line-up

The award-winning Sounds Like THIS Festival is set to return to Leeds with a unique programme of groundbreaking music, featuring Beth Orton, Keith Tippett & Matt Bourne and Aïsha Devi.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-like-this-festival-returns-with-stellar-line-up/
LCoM joins the Keychange 50:50 pledge!

LCoM has joined PRS Foundation’s Keychange, which is an initiative to tackle gender imbalance in the music industry.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-joins-the-keychange-5050-pledge/
We are going to Sound City 2018!

Leeds College of Music is delighted to return to Sound City, showcasing an eclectic mix of talented artists as we take over the Red Brick Vintage Stage on Saturday 5th May!

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/we-are-going-to-sound-city-2018/
The Marriage of Kim K + winegod

Two contrasting theatrical performances which take a sideways glance at the modern world, and our place in it (age guidance: 18+).

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/the-marriage-of-kim-k-plus-winegod/
LCoM student DJs head to Leeds Festival

For the second year running, Leeds College of Music students will DJ at Leeds Festival, over the August bank holiday weekend.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-student-djs-head-to-leeds-festival/
LCoM launches The Instrumental Change

Leeds College of Music launches its first ever instrument donation appeal, The Instrumental Change, this #GivingTuesday - in a bid to support young musicians across West Yorkshire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/the-instrumental-change/
Gay Abandon: Queer Folk

Gay Abandon is West Yorkshire’s leading LGBT community choir. Queer Folk is their take on traditional and contemporary folk songs, exploring themes of home.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/gay-abandon-queer-folk/
The B-Side Jazz Night

Our monthly jazz night at Leeds College of Music. Featuring staff, students and alumni from our Jazz pathway. This month featuring Jason Rebello and Tim Garland.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/the-b-side-jazz-night/
Ligeti Quartet + support

To kick off their 10th anniversary year, Ligeti Quartet take a snapshot tour of music by some of the most exciting and genre-defying composers working today in the UK and around the world.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/ligeti-quartet-plus-support/
Jazz Performance In Context Lesson

We take a behind-the-scenes look at a Performance In Context lesson for our Jazz pathway at Leeds College of Music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/jazz-performance-in-context-lesson/
Christmas Card 2018: ‘Oh Rest Ye Merry Gentlefolk’ - LCoM Staff Ensemble

Here's our Christmas Card for 2018 featuring a staff ensemble performance of 'Oh Rest Ye Merry Gentlefolk', arranged by Rachael Sutcliffe (Programme Leader for Folk).

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/christmas-card-2018-oh-rest-ye-merry-gentlefolk-lcom-staff-ensemble/
The Art of Song

This performance celebrates some of the freshest new female composers, including several world premieres, performed by two fascinating young singers.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/the-art-of-song/
Tickets on sale for Sounds Like THIS

Tickets are now on sale for Leeds' most cutting-edge new music festival.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/tickets-on-sale-for-sounds-like-this/
UK Music's Michael Dugher collects LCoM Fellowship

Michael Dugher collects his Fellowship from LCoM this Friday 30 November, which he was awarded alongside Pauline Black of The Selecter at LCoM's 2018 graduation ceremony.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/uk-musics-michael-dugher-collects-lcom-fellowship/
Leeds College of Music launches partnership with eStaccato

We are delighted to launch a partnership with eStaccato, an innovative online platform for music education.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/leeds-college-of-music-launches-partnership-with-estaccato/
What are you trying to achieve with your music?

Whether you are creating trance music, or composing classical works, it is important to consider who you are doing this for, and what results you would like to achieve from your work.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/what-are-you-trying-to-achieve-with-your-music/
Alumna Beckie Morley expands community music business

Classical Music graduate Beckie Morley has unveiled plans to expand her community music business and launch in Leeds.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/alumna-beckie-morley-expands-community-music-business/
Former Student Wins 'Young Business Owner of the Year'

Recent winner at The British Business Awards, Emma Illingworth's passion for music is palpable.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/former-student-wins-young-business-owner-of-the-year/
LCoM Contemporary Pop Choir

A high-octane vocal ensemble, showcasing unique, original and dynamic arrangements of rock and pop repertoire. This evening is a celebration of inspirational artists, both past and present.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/lcom-contemporary-pop-choir/
Leeds College of Music issues high quality ear protection to all students

Leeds College of Music is delighted to launch a new initiative to issue high quality hearing protection - EarPeace ear plugs, supplied by audio specialists Read Audio - free of charge to all…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/leeds-college-of-music-issues-high-quality-ear-protection-to-all-students/
LCoM receives considerable grant from Leverhulme Trust

Leeds College of Music is delighted to announce that it has received a grant of £211,242 to help support Postgraduate and Jazz students studying at the conservatoire.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-receives-considerable-grant-from-leverhulme-trust/
LCoM Wind Orchestra

Just as Ives did more than a century ago, Frank Ticheli's 'Angels in the Architecture' poses the unanswered question of existence.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/lcom-wind-orchestra/
Freshers Advice

We asked our 2018 graduates what advice they would give to our new students...

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/freshers-advice/
Gilmore & Roberts Folk Masterclass

Contemporary folk/acoustic duo Gilmore & Roberts, three time BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominees returned to LCoM to deliver a workshop to folk students.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/gilmore-roberts-folk-masterclass/
Royal Northern College of Music

The Larisa Trio was formed in 2016 in Manchester with all members currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/royal-northern-college-of-music/
Sounds Like THIS Festival returns to Leeds

The award-winning Sounds Like THIS is set to return with a unique programme of ground-breaking music, featuring inventive electronic duo Plaid and pioneers of contemporary music Ligeti Quartet.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-like-this-festival-returns-to-leeds/
What is a conservatoire?

When choosing your music degree, it’s important to choose the right institution for you and your future career. Both conservatoires and universities offer degrees in music, but what’s the difference?

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/what-is-a-conservatoire/
LCoM at JazzLeeds Festival

JazzLeeds is a festival that celebrates Jazz in all its forms! We’re delighted to host two days of the festival at Leeds College of Music, and to see so much homegrown talent across the programme..

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-at-jazzleeds-festival/
Dr Ben Gaunt nominated for British Composer Award

Senior Lecturer in Classical Music Dr Ben Gaunt is nominated in the prestigious British Composer Awards 2017.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/dr-ben-gaunt-nominated-for-british-composer-award/
LCoM launches BA Acting and BA Actor Musician

Leeds College of Music has launched two brand new degree courses, in BA Acting and BA Actor Musician, seeing the conservatoire develop its portfolio of performing arts courses.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-launches-ba-acting-and-ba-actor-musician/
Unsigned Music Awards 2018 Nominations

LCoM alumni Laura Oakes, Bruno Major and Bang Bang Romeo have all been shortlisted for the Unsigned Music Awards 2018.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/unsigned-music-awards-2018-nominations/
LCoM Musical Theatre degree begins Sep 2019

Leeds College of Music has unveiled ambitious plans to expand their degree course provision into the broader area of performing arts starting with the launch of BA (Hons) Musical Theatre in September

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-musical-theatre-degree-begins-sep-2019/
Crazy Rich Asians: Jasmine Chen

International graduate and Shanghai-based musician Jasmine Chen discusses her experiences of international study and involvement with the film 'Crazy Rich Asians'.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/crazy-rich-asians-jasmine-chen/
Ioana Selaru // David Zucchi // THIS THUS // W/H/K

Electronic instruments and computer processing have had a commanding influence on all kinds of music in recent decades.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/ioana-selaru-david-zucchi-this-thus-whk/
The Instrumental Change campaign concludes successfully

Leeds College of Music has held a successful appeal for musical instruments, which will be redistributed to young musicians across the region who cannot afford their own.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/the-instrumental-change-campaign-concludes-successfully/
LCoM to host Both Sides Now residency #2 featuring Shiva Feshareki

Leeds College of Music is delighted to host Both Sides Now residency #2 featuring Shiva Feshareki - an initiative from Brighter Sound to support, inspire and showcase female artists from the North.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-to-host-both-sides-now-residency-2-featuring-shiva-feshareki/
Sounds Like THIS named Best Small Festival in Drum Experience Awards

LCoM has scooped an award for Best Small Festival in the prestigious Drum Experience Awards, for Sounds Like THIS.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sounds-like-this-named-best-small-festival-in-drum-experience-awards/
Folk Series #4 feat. Andy Bell

In Part 4 of the Folk Series, we spoke to Andy about life as a producer within the British Folk Scene, and the key to his success…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/folk-series-4-feat-andy-bell/
International Songwriting Camp – round-up by Lauren Rycroft

In November 2017, BA (Hons) Music (Popular) student Lauren Rycroft along with three fellow LCoM undergraduates travelled to Haarlem, Netherlands for the International Songwriting Camp.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/international-songwriting-camp-round-up-by-lauren-rycroft/
Happy International Women's Day!

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we have some fantastic events taking place at Leeds College of Music showcasing and celebrating the work of female musicians.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/wwwlcmacukinternationalwomensday/
LCoM Alumnus, Neil Myers, signed by SMA Talent

BAFTA Nominated composer, Neil Myers, joins an impressive roster of industry creatives at SMA, a leading international film and TV management agency

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-alumnus-neil-myers-signed-by-sma-talent/
Facilities at Leeds College of Music

As a specialist music institution, we pride ourselves on providing the best facilities to ensure our students are able to fulfil their creative vision.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/featured-videos/facilities-at-leeds-college-of-music/
Sound City 2018: Venus

Venus are a five-piece all girl rock band from Leeds, and are one of five LCoM acts performing at this year's Liverpool Sound City festival.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sound-city-2018-venus/
First artists announced for Sounds Like THIS 2018

Returning to Leeds from 12-23 March 2018, Sounds Like THIS presents ground-breaking music, sound art and visual installations by leading artists and emerging talent.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/first-artists-announced-for-sounds-like-this-2018/
Coming soon: Sounds Like THIS Festival

The award-winning Sounds Like THIS festival returns to Leeds in March, with a diverse line-up exploring the breadth of exciting new music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/coming-soon-sounds-like-this-festival/
The Keychange Movement

Keychange is a pioneering international movement which empowers women to transform the future of music whilst encouraging festivals to achieve a 50:50 gender balance by 2022. We hear from Emma…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/the-keychange-movement/
Careers in the Creative Industries: Oli Bentley

LCoM Jazz alumni Oli Bentley runs Split design agency, specialising in working with music clients. Split came third in the Art Vinyl 50 Best album covers of 2017, for Vessels The Great Distraction.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/careers-in-the-creative-industries-oli-bentley/
Tickets on sale for Sounds Like THIS 2018

Ambrose Field & Sammy Chien, Juice, Cecilia Bignall, and Northern Contemporary Collective join line up for the second edition of the Leeds-based cutting-edge festival

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/tickets-on-sale-for-sounds-like-this-2018/
Staff Spotlight: Rachel Meerloo

Meet Rachel Meerloo, a double bassist for the Hallé Orchestra based in Manchester, who has just joined the Classical faculty to teach double bass at Leeds College of Music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/staff-spotlight-rachel-meerloo/
Vie de merde + Ancient Infinity Orchestra

With influences as diverse as Ligeti, The Fall, and Evan Parker, Vie de merde (VDM) create sounds that defy categorisation and challenge stylistic norms.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/vie-de-merde-plus-ancient-infinity-orchestra/
Territorial Gobbing // Higgins // Perera // Psychiceyeclix

Territorial Gobbing wrangles charity shop tapes, contact miced clutter, broken FX pedals and slurping vocal improvisation into a delicate and transient climate of explosive hyper-dynamic noise…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/territorial-gobbing-higgins-perera-psychiceyeclix/
LCoM forms partnership with Backstage Academy

Leeds College of Music has formed a partnership with Backstage Academy, offering valuable learning opportunities for students across both organisations.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-forms-partnership-with-backstage-academy/
LCoM gains HEI status

We are delighted to announce that we have been designated HEI (Higher Education Institution) status.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-gains-hei-status/
Sound City 19: Hannah Willwood

We're super excited for our fourth showcase at Sound City festival - and we have another fantastic line up this year! Meet Hannah Willwood, a fantastic songwriter who will join our line up on 4…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/sound-city-19-hannah-willwood/
Events in the heart of the Cultural Quarter, Leeds

Leeds College of Music has joined forces with Northern Ballet to offer an exciting new conference space in Leeds’s cultural quarter.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/events-in-the-heart-of-the-cultural-quarter-leeds/
LCoM staff and alumni nominated in Parliamentary Jazz Awards

LCoM’s Programme Leader for Jazz, Jamil Sheriff, and LCoM alumna Nikki Iles have both been nominated for the Jazz Education Award in the 2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-staff-and-alumni-nominated-in-parliamentary-jazz-awards/
Proper Distribution

An insight in to Music Distribution with Vangel Vlaski, Senior Label Manager, Proper Distribution.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/proper-distribution/
Five Reasons Why You Need a Music Lawyer

You might be wondering why does a musician, writer or producer need a lawyer? Essentially, a music lawyer is part of the team, advising on legal issues and helping to guide the business aspects of…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/five-reasons-why-you-need-a-music-lawyer/
When & How to Employ a PR Company

As with most parts of the music industry, PR from the outside can seem like a cut throat world, full of intrigue and mystery. And a lot of the time it is, but as with most things, if you dig a little

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/when-how-to-employ-a-pr-company/
Junior LCoM Adopts A Composer!

Junior LCoM is taking part in the Making Music Adopt a Composer Scheme, giving young musicians the opportunity to create a brand new work with an established composer, Carmel Smickersgill.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/junior-lcom-adopts-a-composer/
Gold.Berg.Werk + Griet Beyaert

The Goldberg Variations form a cornerstone of keyboard repertoire, yet we rarely question the mode of presentation for this piece.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/whats-on/goldbergwerk-plus-griet-beyaert/
Musicians' Survival Guide: Funding for Musicians

Finding financial support may seem relatively complex, but there are several opportunities out there including crowdfunding, social investment and sponsorship, alongside the more traditional grant…

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/musicians-survival-guide-funding-for-musicians/
House of Europe Project - round up by Madeline Morris

Folk student Madeline Morris went to the Conservatory of Music Luisa D'Annunzio, Pescara in Italy to work with songwriters from across Europe to help give a voice to refugees.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/house-of-europe-project-round-up-by-madeline-morris/
Commissioning Compositions

We discuss commissioning new works with both Ailís Ní Ríain (composer-writer) and James Wilson (musician).

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/commissioning-compositions/
LCoM delivers jazz scheme supported by Ronnie Scott's Charitable Foundation

LCoM welcomes pupils from secondary schools across Leeds and Bradford as part of scheme to widen the participation of young musicians in jazz, with support from Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-delivers-jazz-scheme-supported-by-ronnie-scotts-charitable-foundation/
Jazz Leeds Festival is back!

Jazz Leeds Festival is back again for its third year this Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st July, with a fringe of events taking place in Leeds during the run up.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/jazz-leeds-festival-is-back/
Deaf-Friendly Venue & Event Guide with Attitude is Everything

For those of you who are aspiring promoters and venue owners, it’s worth considering whether your events are accessible and inclusive for the fans who are disabled or deaf.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/deaf-friendly-venue-event-guide-with-attitude-is-everything/
Music Publishing Income Streams

Music publishing concerns the rights and activities relating to musical compositions such as songs (including lyrics) and library music.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/music-publishing-income-streams/
LCoM alumni selected for Jazz North Introduces

LCoM alumni groups Jasmine and Slow Loris have been selected for the pioneering Jazz North Introduces – a programme dedicated to nurturing and developing emerging talent in the North of England.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/lcom-alumni-selected-for-jazz-north-introduces/
Musicians' Survival Guide: Starting Your Own Business

In another extract from our Musicians' Survival Guide, hear from Thomas Quinn of Blueberry Hill Studios on the origins and development of one of Leeds' premier, professional recording studios.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/musicians-survival-guide-starting-your-own-business/
Technical Riders & Stage Layouts

Technical Riders (Tech Specs) and Stage Layouts are incredibly useful documents to have when looking to perform live in a venue.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/technical-riders-stage-layouts/
Performing Aboard Cruise Ships

Performing aboard cruise ships presents musicians with a wonderful opportunity to travel the world, play music and earn a reliable income.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/student-life/performance-industry-opportunities/musicians-survival-guide-articles/performing-aboard-cruise-ships/
Staff spotlight: Erin Carter

Erin Carter joins Leeds College of Music as Programme Leader for our newly launched BA Acting and BA Actor Musician courses.

https://www.lcm.ac.uk/about-us/news/staff-spotlight-erin-carter/
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