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Portfolio careers: the many hats of a music producer

Working in the music industry has many exciting aspects: it’s incredibly diverse, it requires ongoing skills development, wearing multiple hats, and it’s often seen as a non-traditional form of employment. However, interestingly enough, this type of ‘portfolio career’ is not only applicable to the music industry. It’s widespread, and following the latest research, it’s definitely […]
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Alumni Achievements : Hayley Roscoe

Hayley Roscoe has seen her career go from strength to strength over the past couple of years. An alumna of Berklee in Boston, she came to the UK and completed our music production diploma last year. Now, Hayley finds herself juggling a busy day job working in neighbouring rights at Lime Blue Music alongside a […]
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Alumni Achievements: Ramera Abraham

The Beatles brought her to Abbey Road Studios during a visit to London. A brochure whistled ‘Abbey Road Institute’ in her ear and told her to follow her heart. Her dedication made her apply for a visa and move from Ottowa, Canada to London, after which she spent a full year studying with us, developing […]
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Alumni Achievements: Tristan Holmes-Jefferd

Nothing makes us happier than catching up with our alumni and hearing about their successes in the industry since graduating. Recently we spoke with Tristan Holmes-Jefferd, who successfully completed his studies in March this year. After falling in love with beat-making and composing electronic music on Ableton Live, Tristan came to Abbey Road Institute with […]
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A Day To Remember: Celebrating The Class of ‘19

Last month we were excited to welcome our graduating students from all over the globe to our annual graduation ceremony. Hosted at Abbey Road Studios the day kicked off with the diploma ceremonies in the legendary Studio Two. The backdrop of such an iconic space was perfect for CEO Luca Barassi to greet the audience […]
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Graduation 2019 Video Highlights

Graduation 2019 It is a truly unique experience to study at Abbey Road Institute. One of our annual highlights and the culmination of all of our students’ hard work is the Global Graduation Ceremony at Abbey Road Studios. It really is a celebration unlike any other. The scene is set, Thursday 31st October 2019 in […]
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Students take part in Antelope Audio Microphone Contest

What is an audio interface? An audio interface is a key component in any studio set up. They convert analogue signals to digital signals, provide clocking, and ensure the safe passage of high-quality signals to their final source. It can be viewed as the bridge between the musical source and the DAW.  We were excited […]
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Meet our Head Technician Carlos Bricio

Carlos Bricio joined our team recently as Head Technician but has an established history at Abbey Road Institute.  In September 2016 Carlos enrolled as a student and following his graduation and alongside other commercial work he also became a technician. Following successful roles at Humtap and Hypersurfaces Carlos now leads the Institute’s technical team, supporting […]
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Graduates inspiring the next generation of young women in tech

It’s a late summer Saturday, and the beautiful art deco theatre of the O2 Academy in Glasgow is filled with buzzing young women and a blue-purple glow. Two young ladies, both a little nervous, are preparing to give a presentation about something they are both passionate about – Music Production! And the beautiful setting makes […]
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Abbey Road Institute students awarded internship Down Under

Have you ever thought about doing an internship abroad? A growing number of employers and companies value candidates that have gained cross-cultural work experience. This is no exception within the music industry. But how do you obtain international practice? In this article, we’ll be exploring the benefits of doing an internship abroad. Abbey Road Institute […]
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Alumni Achievements: Arthur Navarro

Getting a record deal wasn’t why Arthur Navarro came to Abbey Road Institute, but he’s graduating with one! Along with his Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering, of course. After impressing music producer and frequent guest lecturer Youth, Arthur’s debut solo album Polyphonic Omnipresence (grab it on iTunes!) was released on 26 October […]
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Alumni achievements: Gabriëlle Stok

A full-time job at a recording studio? Yes, it’s possible! Just ask our recent graduate Gabriëlle Stok. Not long after completing our Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering, Gabrielle impressed the staff at SARM Music Village (aka SARM Studios) enough to land herself a permanent place on the roster. Pay close attention to […]
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Alumni achievements: Andrew Glen

Less than a year after graduating, Andrew has hit the ground running in the audio industry. We first spoke to Andrew while he was still a studying at Abbey Road Institute. Less than a year later, Andrew now juggles being an Audio Producer for the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), producing for other […]
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Producing music for AI with Humtap

As part of the larger Abbey Road family, Abbey Road Institute students have access to an incredible network of music industry connections, including Europe’s first music tech startup Abbey Road Red. That relationship works both ways! Humtap is an artificial intelligence-driven music production platform and a current member of Abbey Road Red. When Founder and […]
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Alumnus Chris Cook 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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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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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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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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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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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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