O’Higgins & Luft – Masterclass and Gig

LCCM invites its staff & students to our incredible event: ‘O’Higgins & Luft – Masterclass and Gig’!

Dave O’Higgins, as well as being a long standing tutor at LCCM, has released 21 solo albums to date, and is an internationally renowned jazz saxophonist who has toured and recorded with the Brubecks Play Brubeck, Jamie Cullum, Kyle Eastwood, BBC Radio Big Band, Ray Charles and the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra. He is best known as a bandleader, composer, record producer and educator.

Guitarist Rob Luft co-leads this project. He is an exciting multiple award-winning firebrand blazing a trail at the forefront of the new generation of young jazz musicians.

Joining them are Scott Flanigan from Belfast on organ (also known for his own solo recordings) and American drummer, Rod Youngs (best known for his work with Gil Scott Heron).

The new CD “O’Higgins & Luft Play Monk & Trane” is just released on Ubuntu Music and has been play-listed on Jazz FM. The material is a personal take on themes played originally by Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane. 

This is an excellent opportunity for students aspiring to break into the music industry to develop music know-how and to see a live performance. Don’t miss this exciting evening on 22 November 2019 at LCCM’s Music Box Venue. The masterclass is from 5pm and Gig will begin at 7pm.

Not to be missed.

LCCM Fresher's Gig

On Monday 7 October, LCCM will be welcoming new students to our Fresher’s Gig. The event will be hosted at OMEARA near London Bridge from 7:30pm-11pm.

Line-up includes:

  • Student Band: Amelia Dare
  • Alumni Band: The Good Manners
  • Tutor Band: Nadine Lee & The Motion

LCCM Students will get free entry (please make sure you present your student ID on the door). £5 for all friends and family. Please ensure you book your tickets here, no ticket no entry!

Successful Mind-set Workshop

LCCM will host a workshop on creating a mind-set for success on Friday 27 September in Room 4A. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to recognise and understand the impact of emotional blocks as well as the limitations this can have on your personal and professional life. In addition, students will reflect on the personal power they hold and the effects of building a successful mind-set can have.

Take a step towards a more rewarding future with the Successful Mind-set event. Please contact careers@lccm.org.uk for further details.

Confidence Building Workshop

Having self-confidence is important for all aspects of your life: work, friendships and relationships. For many of us, building self-confidence is a long-term process that requires consistent training and surrounding ourselves with positive personal and professional connections.

Join LCCM on Friday 27 September for our Confidence Building Workshop to learn about self-appreciation, celebrating your own abilities and how to view failure as a learning experience. You’ll learn techniques for building your confidence that can have long-term effects on your happiness. The event will start at 11am in Room 4A. Please contact careers@lccm.org.uk for more information.

BOX TALKS #1 – Nick Halkes, Manager of The Prodigy, comes to LCCM

LCCM is pleased to announce Box Talks – a brand-new series of cutting-edge masterclasses, talks and interviews with the UK Music Industry's most exciting leaders and influencers. Hosted from LCCM's Music Box venue, Box Talks are led by the college's Careers and Industry Liaison working in partnership with fellow industry stakeholders and local communities. 

#BOX1 is an A&R playback Masterclass with iconic A&R and industry executive Nick Halkes, long-time manager of The Prodigy and founder of legendary labels XL Recordings and Positiva. Nick will give his top-level, real-world insight on the A&R process – and then feedback on your submitted tracks. Get your free tickets here, and submit your tracks for playout and feedback here. We are currently sold out, but look out for more tickets available on the 18th of September.

LCCM attending Eric Festival

Catch LCCM at the Eric Festival on Saturday 6 July 2019. We have some of our very own students performing, including Sara Hammond, Amelia Dare, Kathleen Frances and Jane Silver. We also have our alumni “Bad Honey” performing on the main stage. Our team will be available on site in the Market Place to answer any questions anyone might have and fun activities planned throughout the day, so make sure you pop by.

This year Eric Festival has partnered with Pop Brixton and ELEVATE to host Brixton's largest creative careers event. This event is a whole day full of creative opportunities to empower young creatives and help network with creative brands and many more guest. The event is completely free! Interested in attending? Click here to sign up. Find out more information on what is happening during the day via the link below: https://ericfestival.com/popbrixton

 

Refer a friend offer

LCCM is pleased to announce its newly-launched “Refer a Friend” offer, available to all undergraduate and postgraduate LCCM students.

If you have a friend interested in studying a music degree, simply refer him/her following the two simple steps below and get a chance to receive a £100 Ticketmaster voucher as a reward.

All you need to do is:

  1. Complete the “Refer a Friend” application form. You can find it here.
  2. Send the completed “Refer a Friend” form to contact@lccm.org.uk at the time of your friend’s application.

Please note terms & conditions apply. For more info, please visit here.

UCAS Extra Guide

Haven’t got a university place yet? No problem – you can now use UCAS Extra to apply for LCCM this year!

What is UCAS Extra?

UCAS Extra is available to anyone who has missed UCAS’ January application deadline, used up all five of their UCAS choices and not accepted a place. This could be because:

  • You are not holding any offers; or
  • You received offers, but changed your mind and decided the course wasn’t for you.

This gives you another opportunity to find a place on the desired course you’re looking for.

UCAS Extra will be available from 25 February until 30 June, so there’s plenty of time to make your choice and LCCM will be here to help you every step of the way.

How to apply through UCAS Extra

Check out the step-by-step guide below to understand the process of applying through UCAS Extra.  Still have questions? Contact us on 020 3535 1080 or at contact@lccm.org.uk for assistance.

UCAS Extra

What happens after you’ve applied through UCAS Extra?

After you apply and we have considered your application, you may receive a conditional or an unconditional offer from us. If you don’t receive an offer from us or choose to decline it, you can go on to make another UCAS Extra choice.

How many Extra choices can I make?

You can apply to one course at a time through Extra until you accept an offer or until time runs out. However, once you accept an offer, you won’t be able to apply to any more courses through Extra.

Can I change my personal statement?

You cannot apply with a different personal statement or references than the ones you have uploaded to your UCAS profile. You can contact your referees to ask them to update your references if necessary.

In addition, if you would like us to consider your application with a different personal statement, get in touch with us at contact@lccm.org.uk. Remember to include your UCAS application number in all correspondence with us – this will make sure that your revised personal statement will be matched to the correct application.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any problems, concerns or questions you may have. Our dedicated Programme Consultants will get in touch to talk about your application and guide you through the process.

Good luck!

 

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