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From Ottawa, Canada to Abbey Road

Applying for a visa can appear complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Ramera Abraham joined our Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering in September after relocating from North America. She had a busy and productive 4 weeks before joining Abbey Road Institute. Applying for both our course and the visa at the same time then moving from Canada to London has put Ramera on the start of her new career path.
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Alumnus Chris back co-producing in Studio Two

Back in Studio Two It’s all in a day’s work for our diploma students – recording a brass band, two soloists (violin and piano), learning from multiple Grammy Award-winning engineer John Dunkerley and watching alumnus Chris Cook co-produce the session. The morning session It was an early start for our most recent recording in Abbey […]
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‘Not a second in the studio is wasted’ Interview with Haydn Bendall

We were delighted to work with Haydn Bendall again this summer on a recording session with our students in Abbey Road Studio Two. Haydn is a Grammy winning record producer, engineer and mixer. He was Chief Engineer at Abbey Road Studios for more than ten years. In 2009 Haydn was awarded the Audio Pro Industry Excellence Award […]
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How creative collaboration can take your music forward

New graduate Noah Dayan shares the experience of recording his new album “I was working on my new album during my time on the course and am excited about its release. It was recorded with other classmates from the course in the production suites and Custom 75 studio at the Institute. I was always passionate […]
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Hit the ground running

Our students share their first impressions after two weeks on the course We often say that our students eat, sleep and breathe Abbey Road Institute. So our new September class were in for an exciting and intensive induction during their first week. Programme Director, Carlos Lellis, set the scene during the first day then they […]
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Looking back

How did Abbey Road Institute student Leif Rehtanz successfully juggle his studies with us and pursuing his career as a singer/songwriter? Hi Leif, Thank you for meeting me today. You’ve just finished your exams. Looking back at the last 48 weeks: How did you find your year at Abbey Road Institute? Was it like you […]
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“Helping people to find their dream job”

Ray Pope joined Universal Music as a Talent Acquisition Senior Manager in September 2015 after studying popular and world music at Leeds University. As a musician and a musical graduate she always saw herself in a creative role in the industry. After working in front line label talent acquisition she realised she had found her ideal […]
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“I always knew I wanted to be a performer of some sort”

Music Production and Sound Engineering student Andrew Glen tells us about his time at Abbey Road Institute and what his plans are for the future Hello Andrew, can you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your background? I grew up in a little town on the East coast of Scotland 5 miles from […]
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Recording Sessions

A regular day in Studio Three

And a lesson from expert Abbey Road Engineers Alex Scannell and Stefano Civetta. Last week our March students were part of a recording session in Studio Three with the band Desert Ships. They worked alongside highly experienced engineers Alex Scannell and Abbey Road Studio assistant engineer and Pro Tools expert Stefano Civetta. We’ve been working […]
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*NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITY*

A new way to fund your studies at Abbey Road Institute Summer’s here and we’re very much gearing up for our next course starting in just over a month’s time. In the meantime we have some useful funding information to share with you! We’re happy to announce that we have a new funding opportunity which […]
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KEEMOSABE – Follow the Symbols Part Two

After their Kickstarter Campaign, the guys from KEEMOSABE  are back at Abbey Road! Welcome back to Abbey Road Institute and congratulations for the successful outcome of your Kickstarter project. How do you feel right now? Thank you so much for having us back! We feel great. The precious support of our fans makes us feel […]
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Meet future student Rebekah Arnold

Rebekah will be joining our next Advanced Diploma in September. Hi Rebekah, thank you for meeting me today. Firstly, congratulations on your offer for the Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering at Abbey Road Institute. How does it feel? I feel like I’m finally on the right path to getting where I want to […]
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How a PhD microbiologist transitioned to a music producer

Carlos Bricio’s journey from science lab to the recording studio Carlos is currently studying at Abbey Road Institute, he enrolled on the Advanced Diploma in September 2016. After 8 months on the course we caught up to find out about his experience so far. Hi Carlos, I’m curious to find out more about you and […]
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Our latest recording session with our students at Abbey Road’s Studio One

Our students learn from multiple Grammy Award winning engineer John Dunkerley in a recording session with the Royal College of Music. The next generation of music producers and sound engineers along with Institute Programme Director Carlos Lellis, our alumni Hugo Bechstein and multiple Grammy award winner John Dunkerley were recording with the the fantastic philharmonic […]
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KEEMOSABE – Follow the Symbols

Introducing KEEMOSABE one of our student’s bands who recently launched their Kickstarter campaign to record at Abbey Road KEEMOSABE is a Pop/Rock/Funk/Experimental Italian quartet currently based in London. Their project was born from the desire of two jazz students in New York City, Alberto Curtis and Sebastiano Vecchio, to form a band that could implement concepts […]
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To innovate in the future is to learn from the past

Meet Noah Dayan one of our Advanced Diploma students Noah started his own YouTube Channel earlier this year, motivated by the training he’s had at Abbey Road Institute. “All the things we learned about the history of Abbey Road Studios and its recording methods inspired me to blend some music history with practical advice on music […]
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From Abbey Road Institute to Universal’s EMI Archives

Giulio Rusconi graduated last September from our Advanced Diploma, we catch up with him and find out what he’s been up to since then. Hi Giulio, can you start by telling us a little bit about yourself? I was born in Milan, Italy, where I lived until I started studying at Abbey Road Institute. My academic background is […]
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What a day! Our latest session in Studio Three

Recording session with our students in Abbey Road “Burn” was the track our students recorded with our students bands Keemosabe, Lewn and S. Fidelity in Studio Three this week. And burn they did – their set was on fire! This was our March students first dedicated recording session in Abbey Road’s commercial studios, with more to come. Alongside Programme Director  Carlos […]
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Meet Abbey Road Institute alumni Debbie Melliard

Debbie Melliard joined our very first Advanced Diploma intake and graduated last year in September 2016.  It’s seven months since she finished her studies at Abbey Road Institute and we’re curious to know how she’s getting on and what she’s doing now. Hi Debbie, Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your music […]
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Meet business lecturer Ian Ramage

Hi Ian, thanks for taking the time to be interviewed, firstly, I’d like to ask: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?  I am an incorrigible music fan. I was lucky to realise early enough that I did not have the musical talent to make it, so I have worked in the business […]
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Abbey Road Studios On European Tour

Learn from expert Abbey Road Studios engineers This week we’re excited to share that two of our expert Abbey Road Studios engineers are on tour giving exclusive guest lectures at our four Abbey Road Institutes across Europe. Andrew Dudman and Paul Pritchard will be starting the week at Abbey Road Institute Paris, before visiting Abbey Road Institute […]
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Come Together

Bonjour, Guten Morgen and Good Morning! Each of these different ways of saying “hello” were heard during the last four days at Abbey Road Institute London as we welcomed our students from Abbey Road Institute France and the latest graduates from Abbey Road Institute Germany. Saturday and Sunday was spent in Abbey Road Studio’s Two and Three with the […]
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Recording session in Abbey Road’s Studio Two

From Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” to Bartok’s “Romanian Folk Dances” Learning in a professional studio environment is an integral part of the experience at Abbey Road Institute.  And Friday 23 March was another opportunity for our students to get up close and personal with professional engineers and musicians. We had the pleasure of recording in the Abbey Road’s Studio […]
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Learning from a pro in Abbey Road’s Studio Three

What’s it like to record at Abbey Road Studios? We finished January on a high at Abbey Road Institute, with a recording session in Abbey Road’s Studio Three. We invited in expert engineer Alex Scannell, who previously worked at Abbey Road Studios for over 10 years and now runs Audio Spark Mobile. Along with Alex we […]
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Introducing Abbey Road Institute Lecturer Jason O’Bryan

Hi Jason, thanks for taking the time to be interviewed, firstly, I’d like to ask: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I have been involved in production and sound engineering for about 30 years. I began playing bass and was fortunate enough to join a band just as they were getting signed […]
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Introducing Abbey Road Institute Alumni Tori Sunnucks

Graduate of the Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering. Hey Tori, thanks for taking a little bit of time to share your experience. Can you start by telling us about your background and interest in music?

 I grew up in the heart of the countryside and started playing piano when I was 6, saxophone when […]
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Graduation Ceremony at Abbey Road Studios 2016

Congratulations to the class of 2016 – graduating in style in Abbey Road’s Studio Two Thursday 15 September 2016 was a night to remember for Abbey Road Institute, as we celebrated our inaugural graduation ceremony for our first graduates of the Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering in the iconic Studio Two. The […]
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