The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance
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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP, formerly known as the Guitar Institute), is an independent music education provider located in London, UK.
Founded in 1985, by session guitarist Alan Limbrick, the Institute was originally known as Guitartech & Basstech, and was focused exclusively on training and developing guitarists and bassists. The 'tech' names were later dropped and the Institute retained the 'Guitar Institute' name. The school now also offers courses in drums, vocals, songwriting, music business and music production.
Notable alumni include:
- Charlie Brown and Jules Konieczny (APRE)
- Etta Bond
- Rob Chapman
- Ed O'Brien (Radiohead)
- Luke Patterson (Clean Bandit)