Tuesday 06 February 2018 to Friday 09 February 2018

The British Council is now accepting applications for a short course in music production in partnership with Izi Educational Assembly. The course will run as part of the educational programme for Selector PRO 2017-2018.

About the course

The course will span four full days and will include lectures, presentations, workshops and group discussions as well as opportunities for participants to discuss their work with industry experts.

The course will focus on the creative use of technology in music composition and  will explore aspects of computer music production including sound design, audio manipulation and audio processing.

Participants will be encouraged to work using advanced audio production techniques and experiment with different sounds and effects. 

The course will be led by electronic music producer and composer Jack Gibbons who also teaches music production at BIMM Bristol.

The programme will also include a special Selector LIVE party featuring UK dance/electronic musician Gaika with his new album The Spectacular Empire as well as  God Colony, Gage, Flohio and Covco.

Jack Gibbons

Originally from Herefordshire and now based in Bristol, Jack is an electronic music producer and composer with a string of releases on highly respected labels including Tectonic and Tempa under the moniker Ipman. His music fuses novel sound design techniques with weighty sound-system rumblings.

In 2015 Jack released his debut album Depatterning on Bristol’s Tectonic Recordings and is currently working on various new projects in between writing music and sound design for TV and trailer spots for clients including Microsoft Xbox, Sky, and Blade Runner 2049. Since 2017 Jack has also been teaching music production at BIMM Bristol, tutoring students in advanced production techniques and experimental production processes.

How to get involved

This course is for both emerging and established electronic/digital musicians and/or producers interested in developing their creative practice and developing a unique production style.

Entry requirements:

  • over a year of experience using technology in music production  
  • desire to develop your creative practice
  • basic computer literacy 
  • upper-intermediate (at least) level of English
  • motivation to learn and willingness to participate in the course.

This course is free of charge

To apply, please send your completed application form to by 23.59 on 31 January 2018.  You can download the application form via the link below.

Successful applicants will be contacted by the British Council on 2 February 2018.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Our policy aims to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, race, colour, creed, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.