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Music Production School

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Music Production & Industry Diploma

Garnish’s focus is on training you to develop the practical skills and experience you need to build a career in music production.

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Electronic Music Producer Program

At Garnish, our primary emphasis is on equipping you with the essential skills and hands-on experience necessary for a successful career in music production.

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Hear what our previous students have to say about us!

I learned a lot thanks to a very qualified and professional instructor, who enriched the theory with useful practical tips and tricks that really helped improve my work

- Dafni Piffer

My time at Garnish London's year long Electronic Music Production course has been invaluable. Being able to learn from industry professionals who are at the top of their game just goes to show what is possible. It has made such a big difference to my musical journey learning production, first hand in a small focused environment with other musicians, instead of trying to learn it all online by myself. This course has covered all of the fundamentals of music production in a comprehensive, practical and hands-on way, and I really couldn't have asked for a better experience. It also helps that the teachers have been patient, enthusiastic and friendly. Thanks for the experience and I can't wait to see what the future holds for me.

- Lorin Pearce

A great way to improve your knowledge of Logic. It summarised the information provided extremely well to ensure it covered enough of everything. Some of the things included would even touch on expert knowledge, providing us with particularly useful little tricks to give you that little edge over other users who haven't taken such a course.

- Dewi Williams

Before I did this course I already had a degree in mixing and mastering from a music conservatoire in Leeds and so I was worried that I may be going over old things I already knew. However, I found that although I already had prior knowledge of studio mixing, EQ and Compression etc. The course and its accompanying notes (Which were extremely thorough) helped me to consolidate and give clarity and confidence to the topics and techniques I had encountered before, as well as introducing me to many new skills and techniques. Money well spent. I'd also like to give thanks to the instructors, who were extremely knowledgeable and approachable throughout.

- Matt Belmont

Songwriting and performing has always been my thing but I've always been interested in the more technical side. A friend told me about Garnish School and their instructors so I booked their course. It was just brilliant. The course was paced perfectly and I don't think i've ever learnt so much. I'm finally very comfortable with Logic now and am getting ideas down on planes traveling to gigs!

- Robert Owens

As a songwriter/producer I relied heavily on engineers for recording and mixing if I wanted to get my tracks sounding like masters. I always wanted to do more myself but struggled to learn anything watching an engineer zip around Logic or Pro Tools at 1000 mph! Then I found Garnish School of Sound and did their Mixing and Mastering course. It was exactly what I needed, we covered everything I was unsure of in the past from using buses properly, EQ, audio compression and using specialist mastering plugins. Everything was explained and demonstrated in a way I understood. I never thought i'd ever be able get such great sounding tracks doing everything myself.

- Ben Cullum

Being from a songwriting and artist background, I was keen to learn the production side. The instructors were amazing, and I felt they explained things in a language I could understand. Now I am zipping around it almost as comfortably as I am when writing a song!

- Natasha Bedingfield

Many thanks for a brilliant course! You've really pulled back the curtain on songwriting and I can't wait to start applying it all to my own songs - it's great! Thanks 🙂

- Mike Campbell

I really enjoyed every second of the course and will try to take every new tool and tip on board. Already listening completely differently to songs on the radio.

- Ruud Boon

The course was amazing. It’s the education I should have had at school. I have learnt so many new ways of writing and analysing. It was a fun course to do and I couldn’t believe that the lessons were all day as the time just flew by each time. I’ve found a new love for listening to Radio 1. It was thoroughly enjoyable and the teachers just have so much knowledge they're happy to share with people. If you only ever do one thing in your life, make sure it’s this course.

- Mike Wheeler

I know your teaching methods are ‘future proof’ and you have some awesome teachers who can express themselves very precisely, perfect balance between theory and practice. It was an overall perfect impression and I wish you and your school all the best.

- Stefan Splinter

The whole vibe of the place makes sense. We are not coming here to learn IT or accountancy, we are here to learn a skill that allows us to follow our artistic journey. This is all they do; they're specialists. That doesn't mean incense & crystals everywhere, but it does mean that a relaxed & friendly atmosphere. Learning music production is supposed to be fun, and at GMP it very much is.

- Kitt Proudfoot

Fantastic facilities and expert tuition from world-class songwriters, engineers, and producers!

- Mark Tomlinson

Good sized classes, easy to interact, well prepared and methodical learning

- Yerosha Windrich

The tutors are very knowledgable and respond well when asked questions. This made it easy to understand the fundamentals and therefore made it simple to put them into practice!

- Matthew Khabbaz

Highly recommend this course for any aspiring electronic music producer.

- Acid Steve

Watching online tutorials is one thing, the Ableton Program at Garnish is another! Another that has taken my knowledge, awareness and appreciation for the ability and power of Ableton to a whole new level. The tutors share their skills, knowledge and experience in a coherent and structured way, helping at every stage. If you want to quality tracks, you MUST attend this course!

- Chris Fry

I just want to tell you that I thoroughly enjoyed your course. It was very insightful and intelligent, and I'm confident your expert tuition is going to really improve my writing! It was quite demanding as I didn't stop all week, but it was worth the hard work and it was money well spent. Thank you so much. 🙂

- Ritchie Stewart

The course was everything I hoped for and more. I'm not interested in long academic courses and this was exactly the shot in the arm my music production skills needed. I researched courses for a long time before finding Garnish and there's really nothing else out there like it.

- Russ Jay (DJ)

It's nice to be taught by professionals in the industry with experience and knowledge, as opposed to teachers who's institution say they are but they are not really! The course has opened so many doors for me, and improved the way I see and use my music production.

- Isa GT

As a Singer/Songwriter, I was self-taught when it came to mixing, and although over the years I have worked out how to do a lot of things, getting a good mixdown always seemed to be where I was lacking. Trying to get your head around things like which compression circuit algorithms to use and surgical EQing when you've not had any formal training is hard. Now I have done this course I can now mix my own tracks to a real polished standard which I'm loving, because they sound great!

- AiNA

I decided I wanted to go to the next level with production, I love learning in an intimate focused environment from dedicated teachers and Garnish had everything I needed to take me to the next phase. I loved each module and am already putting what I learnt into practice with my new live show and upcoming projects.

- Aluna Francis (Aluna George)

It’s a great school and have great teachers. Some schools care only about the size and numbers, and forget about the essential: the teachers!

- João Gama

The course helped me learn exactly what I wanted to learn and more. It was super hands on which will help me retain what I learned in the course for a long time.

- Benjamin S Shirken

Being on tour most of our life means there is little time to make records let alone read manuals or learn new bits of kit. We got a tour of the course, and I was blown away with the amazing usable textures you can get from the most basic of source sounds. The manipulation of the audio is incredible – really inspiring. This course is awesome and perfect for DJs who want to take that all-important leap and produce their own music to progress.

- Anthony Middleton (Audiofly)

I've been DJing for years now and realise that the only way to progress is to produce my own releasable music. As a beginner, I tried out some private tuition. I wasn't getting much out of it at all and I even started to question myself. I did the course at Garnish after a friend recommended it. It was brilliant, our instructors were amazing. Their enthusiasm when teaching is something else. Also very comforting knowing that one of them had released a new dance album I was already well aware of. A great mix of people on the course, and I've just finished my project, it's such a great feeling 🙂 I can't recommend Garnish enough!

- Melvo Baptiste (Defected/Glitterbox)

The reason I took the course is because I wanted to get more in-depth with different types of synthesis, electronic sound design and programming beats. I’ve been working on music the whole time on the courses here and at home, putting the tricks and methods I’ve learnt into practice. I’ve found that the way I approach things now is different to how I did before. I find now I work in a kind of optimised way, not only saving so much time when I work on music by getting what I want quickly. I now just know what to do to improve a song with production. There’s so much more scope now, so many more options than I had before I did the EMP (now SDP) course in particular. Great tutors with experience, good teaching techniques, and well structured lessons. I wouldn't change anything on both courses, and next I am going to take your mixing course.

- Stefan Olsdal

This course kicked ass. An incredible amount of info and industry experience were delivered in a concise and passionate way. By week three I couldn't believe we were only half way through.

- Todd Roache

Thanks so much for your course, it has opened my mind to Ableton and what it can do! My production has stepped up tenfold since finishing the course and I am also feeling more confident about music and production in general.

- Simon Gordon

Wide spectrum of knowledge and expertise in modern music trick-nology. Industry recognised instructors that talk the talk and can walk the walk. Don't think twice and book this course with the GMP!

- Nick Burns

This course really teaches you from the basics right up to more advanced techniques. I learnt things in a day that would have taken me ages to try and figure out. It really prepares you for the more advanced things like mastering.

- Troy Blackwood

The course structure and the amount of information packed into each session is perfect, it means that people who work can learn skills and not have to take a year/months out. The summer school structure provided a great focus and was paced well so I have learned a lot whilst not feeling overwhelmed.

- Emma Hickman

Having a variety of tutors come in who specialise in each area that is being taught provides an invaluable wealth of specific knowledge, as well as keeping the course really interesting and engaging. I’ve learnt more in this course in a week than I learnt at the other larger electronic music production school in 3 months!

- Craig Gordon

The professionalism and tutoring styles from the instructors are second to none. Not only did we cover everything on the list, but any questions about other musical topics were covered and answered from the guys. A huge library of knowledge available! Never have I been on a more informative course tutored by guys as experienced as this. If you're serious about musical production and getting your tracks the quality they deserve, any of their courses should be at the top of your 'to do' list!

- Pete '& the Fox' Waidson

Learnt loads of useful stuff from guys who do it for a living, not just straight tutors. What they are teaching is what they do day-to-day and the course covers loads of different aspects of mixing & mastering.

- Chris Kipster

I wasn't sure I would learn much from this course, having spent a lot of time reading about production, mixing and mastering, but the insight of experienced professionals (who are also great instructors) filled in countless gaps for me - making it plain I have to re-visit lots of my work which I thought I'd made the most of, but hadn't.

- Rob Mills

This is the second course I have done @ Garnish and both have proven to be invaluable. I would recommend this course to anyone irrespective of their music preference. The greatest benefit of the course (over any online courses) is the fact that due to the nice small classes you are able to solve problems/ask questions about your personal productions throughout, in conjunction you’re your newly acquired skills.

- Paul Crognale

I can’t believe how much bigger my mixes sound now I’ve done the Mixing & Mastering course. Knowing how to mix like a professional engineer has even affected how I make music in earlier stages now. I can now master my mixes myself for playing out, and only use a mastering engineer now when the label is paying! If you’re serious about learning to produce music, go to Garnish!

- Toby Tobias

You're getting taught by teachers who have worked with some amazing people. They are not only showing you how to work virtual instruments, but also giving you tips and amazing advice.

- Crysta Healy

The course has completely changed the way I listen to and produce music and has opened my ears to many more musical styles.

- Chris Fry

The small class sizes and great tutors provided the perfect platform to advance my music production skills effectively in a short period of time. This really is a great step to take if you are serious about taking things to the next level.

- Mitch Wellings

I've been composing experimental electronic music for a while, from a contemporary academic composition approach. As they don't teach in depth the advantages of sound synthesis in a classical composition degree, this course was incredibly helpful to expand my knowledge and control of the digital sonic world.

- Juan Carlos Vasquez

I learnt more on this courses than I did on my BA (Hons) degree.

- Anthony Kellaway

Really enjoyable and great value course- has really boosted my confidence and demystified a lot of confusion I had about producing. Would highly recommend!

- Phoebe d'Abo @PhoebedAbo

It's an extremely friendly place with a positive attitude and a great array of instructors.

- Flt Lt Nick Bell (aka AV8)

You simply learn how to make music, creating sounds from ground instead of using presets and loops. That pushes the quality of production a lot and makes it more unique.

- Daniel Conen (Get Physical)

Being a professional self-taught producer, it was valuable to revise some things I already knew, but must importantly, I learnt so many things I did not know about before. I would recommend Garnish to experienced professional producers who make electronic music. You will still learn loads!

- Rui Da Silva

A nice relaxed working environment and detailed, in-depth working practices. I really got a lot from this course and answered a lot of questions I had about sound engineering processes in Pro Tools.

- Paul Tilley

The course is well taught and covers a lot of ground… good tips and tricks included from top industry professionals.

- Ben Hurd

The course has helped demystify things that once confused me and were made worse by bad video tutorials and badly written magazines. I learnt more in a few days than I did reading all those magazines.

- Savvas Fellas

I found the course really inspiring and completely relevant to what I am trying to achieve. In such a small time I have progressed immensely and now can have solutions for what I had been struggling with for so long. I've even leant how to record vocals properly too! Online tutorial videos were just bewildering and I wish I had done this course years ago.

- Sam Ball (DJ)

The course was absolutely brilliant; I'm basically walking around with an I'm-so-enlightened-the-world-better-watch-out attitude now because...well, I am!

- Viv May

I just wanted to let you know that I got my first release as a songwriter here in Korea and to say thanks! All those principles we learnt on the course are definitely coming in handy-it's crazy, I had no idea I'd end up doing songwriting as a career!

- Su Jung Pae

I just wanted to thank you for the things you taught us and for the wonderful experience you provided for us during those days in London. Since the end of the course I have written a bunch of new songs and have come to realise how much I actually did learn from you.

- Javier Pascual

The course was brilliant, the small class size ensured we received individual attention. Alex was very knowledgeable, encouraging and reassuring, so the nerves I had before the course disappeared. The content we covered was amazing, I wouldn’t have thought of the stuff we covered in a million years!

- Monica Holcombe

Thank you for a fantastic songwriting course!! The days in London gave me a lot of inspiration. One small problem though: after the course, I feel like I want to “upgrade” all my old lyrics:)

- Kjersti Sleveland, Norway

I thought I would just be a singer but wow, now I know why I’ve always had an ear for music as well as a way with writing words – it was to be a Singer-Songwriter! Who knows I may even be half as good at it as you are someday 🙂

- Lucinda Wilson

Great content, really useful techniques that I think have saved me years of frustration on trying to figure out why my songs were “just not there”. Love the tools you gave us to provide contrast and build, and then release into the chorus. Learnt a lot about what makes a hit commercial song and what I can do to make my songs better

- Allan Cuevas

What a fabulous place, and the instructors are brilliant. The Ableton course I did was spot on.

- Tayo (Radio 1)

Great tutor. Very fun/relaxed environment.

- Liam O'Donnell

I learned more in the first day at Garnish from a fellow industry pro than I did in a whole course at a large, non-specialised college from a career teacher

- Cormac (Fabric Resident)

By week three I’d learnt more than I thought would have been possible in six. Tutors are great, I was never one for school, but have taken to this. The real impact is when I get home and am putting it into practice.

- Andrew Bartlett

The instruction was on point and the environment was conducive to learning. Instructors were friendly and approachable.

- Assad (DJ Barrister)

Garnish's staff are knowledgeable, patient and professional. I’ve learned more in the last few weeks with their tuition than I have in the last 5 years from mates and Youtube! If you're looking to take your Ableton production skills to the next level, just add Garnish!

- Brandon Block

I took the Abelton Live 6-week beginners course and thought it a highly professional and thorough educational experience. The tutors were great, while the facilities and environment were perfect for such an undertaking. I will be returning, most likely for the Electronic Music course. Highly recommended if you are looking for a welcoming introduction to music production.

- Simon Russell (Rough Trade Records)

The whole vibe of the place makes sense. We are not coming here to learn IT or accountancy, we are here to learn a skill that allows us to follow our artistic journey. That doesn't mean there should be incense & crystals everywhere but it does mean that a relaxed & friendly atmosphere is crucial. This is supposed to be fun & at GMP it very much is.

- Kitt Proudfoot

As someone from a teaching background, I was impressed with the structure of the course, how well it has been planned and how the tutors really care about giving you as much information as they can, generously imparting tricks & tips and sharing their experience and knowledge. You take in as much as you can and what is relevant to you. I certainly have come away with a few gems that will improve my recording work as a singer songwriter and also make me more efficient in Logic. I loved it!

- Natalie Arnold

I got everything I wanted out of the course and more. What I initially came for I got out of the first 2 weeks, but after that everything was a bonus!

- Aymon Elsawify

I have been shown lots of shortcuts and different ways to make sounds so much bigger. better, fuller, and exciting. I have shown people what I learned in a day, which they did not know about before, and they have been producing for years!

- Luke Darling

A really good way of filling in the gaps of your knowledge. If you dabble in production but want to learn how to use it properly - in-depth and taught well, so you to learn quickly and easily with loads of practical exercises and homework.

- Tim Medcraft

I thought the courses were pretty much perfect!

- Adam 'Babyshambles' Ficek

Your SDP course is awesome. Perfect for DJs who want to take that all-important leap to produce their own music

- Audiofly

I can’t believe how much better my mixes sound now I’ve done the mixing & mastering course

- Toby Tobias

My logic course was paced perfectly. I’ve never learnt so much in six weeks before.

- Robert Owens

I learnt so many things I did not know about before. I recommend Garnish for all levels

- Rui Da Silva

I love learning in an intimate focused environment from dedicated teachers and Garnish had everything I needed to take me to the next phase. I loved each module and am already putting what I learnt into practice with my new live show and upcoming projects

- Aluna (George) Francis

Taking this course was probably one of the best decisions I have made in my career thus far

- Mandi Perkins

It was really useful to fully understand the principles after all this time. I highly recommend Garnish

- Mark Jenkyns

I needed some Logic training, so I called Garnish because they are the best

- Jamie Jones

I loved the small classes that made it easy to interact with the instructor and let you tailor the course to your needs

- Brazzabelle

I wouldn’t change anything about any of the courses I did.

- Stefan Olsdal (Placebo)