A judging panel comprising BIMM
Birmingham's principal Antony Greaves, Daniel Darby of Orange Amplification, Stuart Attfield from Firestone, Jake Marray (Professional Music Technology's marketing manager) and Ben Sharman (Arena Birmingham sponsorship manager) will decide on the winning band and put them on the road to a breakthrough in the music industry.
The classes will be held twice a week at The Digital Hub and BIMM
Institute Dublin, with the first group starting this month.
Then I was given the all-clear to start playing again, so I carried on with BIMM
for several years and then the University of South Wales job came up.
offers degree courses covering instruments, songwriting and music production.
He wishes BIMM
was around when he started out on the road to stardom.
As well as the scholarship, BIMM
will also offer three bursaries where a student can access a PS1,500 grant for their first year to support them during their studies.
Diploma focuses on developing technique, performance skills and musical style, making connections within the music industry, and steadily building confidence towards that of a professional musician.
A third scholarship on the one year BIMM
Diploma in Modern Music (songwriting) course is also being offered by record giant RCA, which has the Foo Fighters, Christina Aguilera and David Gray on its books.
Birmingham will also offer three Iommi bursaries where students receive PS1,500 for their first year to support them during their studies.
He had just started studying music at the BIMM
Institute in Bristol.
already operates six schools in the UK, Ireland and Germany and counts musicians such as James Bay and George Ezra among its alumni.
Regan, a final year student in Dublin Institute of Technology's music college BIMM
, recently launched her new single 'When The Lights Go Down with a packed performance at the Droichead Arts Centre in Drogheda, Co Louth.