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    Hi everyone,
    I want to do a Vocals BMus degree and have been offered a place at the ICMP ( popular music performance) and the University of Westminster
    (commercial music performance).

    Is anybody going to one of those places and could tell me about their impression?

    What I'm looking for is a lot of practical vocal training in every genre,
    as well as technique, theory and business.
    I'm writing my own music so would like to get to know about professional band arrangements production and studio work.
    How well equipped with knowledge are you once you've finished either of those courses?
    Thanks ! Would really need some opinions...
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    (Original post by LGrandy)
    Hi everyone,
    I want to do a Vocals BMus degree and have been offered a place at the ICMP ( popular music performance) and the University of Westminster
    (commercial music performance).

    Is anybody going to one of those places and could tell me about their impression?

    What I'm looking for is a lot of practical vocal training in every genre,
    as well as technique, theory and business.
    I'm writing my own music so would like to get to know about professional band arrangements production and studio work.
    How well equipped with knowledge are you once you've finished either of those courses?
    Thanks ! Would really need some opinions...
    I've had some friends who have gone to ICMP and had a really great time! They've had loads of opportunities for performance and stuff and they love it. At the same time, westminsters meant to be pretty good too and have a lot of contacts. From what I've heard Westminster's slightly more focused on the business and production side of things, where as ICMP is more about the technique and performance, but from what I gather either is a good option!
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    I've been to both and personally I got a better vibe from Westminster... I play drums so I suppose it's a bit different but I think Westminster is still very focused on performance, but it also broadly covers the business side of it. IMO once you get to a certain standard, and have an adequate degree of professionalism, knowing the whole business side of the music industry is far more important because it is a business, and you need to know how to work it if you wanna be successful.
    I'm still hugely indecisive though haha, I'm in a dilemma between Westminster and BIMM.


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