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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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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

How to fund your studies at Abbey Road Institute Summer’s here and we’re very much gearing up for our Advanced Diploma starting next month. In the meantime, we have some useful funding information to share with you! We’re sharing with you a funding opportunity which is open to applicants wishing to study with us in […]
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Recording Sessions

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 ON 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 incredible, […]
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People

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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Alumni People

How a PhD microbiologist transitioned to a music producer

Carlos Bricio’s journey from the science lab to the recording studio Carlos Bricio is currently a student at Abbey Road Institute London, having enrolled on the Advanced Diploma in September 2016. Now into the second half of the course, we met up for a short interview to find out about his experience so far on […]
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Recording Sessions

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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People

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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People

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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Alumni

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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Recording Sessions

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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Alumni News

Alumni Achievements: Debbie Melliard

Debbie Melliard joined our very first class of Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering students in 2015.  After graduating the following year she started out as a runner at Metropolis Studios. We first interviewed Debbie in 2017 and have since caught up with her again in March 2021 to find out how she’s […]
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People

Meet Music Business Lecturer Ian Ramage

Hi Ramage, thanks for taking the time to be interviewed, firstly: 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 (side of things) since […]
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Recording Sessions

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 Sessions

Recording session in 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 Two with […]
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People

Student interview | Meet Austin Tobias from our Advanced Diploma

Austin Tobias joined Abbey Road Institute’s Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering in March 2016.  He’s coming up to the end of the course and took a bit of time out to share his thoughts around his experience so far. Hey Austin.  Could you start by telling us a little bit about yourself? I […]
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Recording Sessions

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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People

Introducing Abbey Road Institute Lecturer Jason O’Bryan

Hi Jason, thanks for taking the time for this interview. Firstly, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I have been involved in music 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 to a major […]
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Alumni People

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 I […]
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Events

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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