The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance has announced the launch of a new master’s degree (MMus) for students of bass and other instruments. The course is designed to enable contemporary musicians who have excelled at undergraduate level (or who can show that they have attained this standard) to explore and develop their own creative voices.
The course will be delivered at the Institute’s specialist facilities in London. There are a limited number of places available and demand for entrance to this course is expected to be high. Dr Gareth Dylan Smith, programme leader on the Institute’s master’s course, said: “We are delighted to be launching this new master’s course for the contemporary musician, which we believe will quickly become recognised as one of the leading courses in its field. With a teaching faculty composed of such luminaries as Professor Richard Smith from the world-renowned Thornton School of Music, Audrey Riley, with 25 years of experience in the rock industry and Laurence Cottle, a world-renowned bassist, students on this course will have access to a unique range of knowledge, experience and talent.”