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Welcome to Abbey Road Institute.

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Abbey Road Institute is the training ground for the next generation of music producers and sound engineers.

By harnessing the expertise and innovation created at Abbey Road Studios and collaborating with experts in industry we teach a professional one year Advanced Diploma in Music Production & Sound Engineering.

We work closely with engineers and producers to create a broad, hands on and cutting edge curriculum. This prepares our students to launch a career in the music industry as unique as they are. What unites our students and team is a love of music and a passion to create.


Carve your music production and sound engineering career with us.

Our students learn from creative cutting edge producers, technical experts, business professionals and established and experienced names across the music industry. Choosing to study at Abbey Road Institute is a life-changing decision and a once in a life-time experience.

Our graduates are the future of the music and recording industry.

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Saturday 27 May 2pm

Join us at our next open day and find out more about the Advanced Diploma in Music Production & Sound Engineering. We look forward to welcoming you to Abbey Road Institute!
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Abbey Road Studios


Abbey Road Studios has been at the forefront of music creativity since Sir Edward Elgar´s inaugural performance back in 1931. An awe-inspiring location, popular with leading orchestras and artist including Florence and the Machine, Kanye West and Adele. Abbey Road has hosted many landmark recordings and technological breakthroughs over the past 85 years.
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Abbey Road Institute

  • Our London school is part of world famous Abbey Road Studios
  • Students record and mix in renowned Studios One, Two & Three
  • We have our own bespoke live room and recording studio at Abbey Road
  • Guest speakers include Steve Lillywhite, Alan Parsons & Ken Scott
  • Our graduates are now working at Metropolis Studios, Air Studios, Denmark St Studios, V&A and EMI Archive, to name a few

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It’s a unique experience in so many ways, the location, the calibre of guest lecturers and access to Abbey Road studios for classes is pretty amazing. There aren't many places you get to record a full orchestra!

Jason O’Bryan, Lecturer

Come with an open mind and a voracious appetite to soak up the magic! Be prepared to work hard - you’ll get out what you put in.

Ian Ramage, Lecturer

There is surely no better place to be when you are studying music production and sound engineering!

Tori Sunnucks, Graduate 2016

On the first day of the course it was clear that I had found my tribe; we’re like a family, and it’s uncanny how everyone gets on creatively.

Deborah Melliard, Graduate 2016