Point Blank Music College
Point Blank is a music and creative media training school founded by musician and producer Robert Cowan. It offers courses in Electronic Music Production and Sound Engineering, DJing, Music Business, Singing and Songwriting at its premises in Hoxton, North London and online.
Music School Courses
Point Blank is partnered with Middlesex University and offers a Dip HE in Music Production and Business with the University. Point Blank is accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) at levels 2 and 3 and is an Ableton Education Partner, an Apple Inc. Training Centre, Steinberg Training Centre and Native Instruments Training Centre.
On-site students at Point Blank come from a variety of ages and backgrounds, with a large proportion of the student body being made up of international students. Students at the private college are fee-paying and are generally over 18. Young people engaged through the organisation’s community work range from 14–19 years and receive free training.
Tutors and alumni
Point Blank’s tutors are experienced figures in the music industry who have been involved in many notable projects with major artists.
Notable former students include the 2006 X Factor winner Leona Lewis, Claude Von Stroke (Dirty Bird), Gareth Wyn (Beyonce), Nicole Moudaber (Carl Cox / Space), BBC Radio 1 DJ Tayo, Armand Van Helden remixer Jahawi, Gemma Cairney (BBC 1Xtra breakfast show), Devin (BBC 1Xtra), and techno DJ/producer Ryan Shaw.
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