Northbrook College has a long history in music education and we are proud of the fact that our experience and expertise both in the music industry and music education has helped create some wonderful opportunities for former students. We will support and encourage you in any way we can to ensure you achieve all you want to in your career.
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Dan Leggett - Had tracks licensed by Freshly squeezed and Magic records on 'White mink black cotton 2' and 'Retro Electro' under the name Swaggerjax. Played at Glasto, Big Chill, Coachella and Playgroup.
T.S. - Album in iTunes top 30 R n B chart
S.F. and K. M. - As Lost Brothers, signed to Incentive (Ministry of Sound) comes in at No15 in UK National Chart in Christmas week, 2003. MTV play-listed video, single in charts for six weeks, 12" singles on Nukleuz label, remix work for Universal Records
L. K. - two record releases
D. W. signed by subsidiary of Columbia based on Production work completed at Northbrook
A. S. - founder "Squish Records" with three successful record releases summer 2001
J. G. - signed tracks on US House label
J. M. - album blues guitar, gigs with Herbie Flowers, own band with regular spot at Tate Modern
A. D. - signed to French disco label Cyclo
S. F. and K. M. - remix work for Universal Records
D. S. - releases for Kaktai Records, Brighton
B.K. - signed artiste Earache Records
N. D., T. S., W. H. - Band: Neo Miyako, independent signing.
J. S. - successful releases on Warp Records, 2 sell-out singles and debut album for Lumenessence Recordings. Featured Artiste, label of the month, Lumenessence Recordings, John Peel show, Radio One
R. Q. - signed artiste 3 album deal – Lumenessence Recordings. 3 singles, debut album ‘Threads’ for Lumenessence Recordings. Big Chill single of the year for ‘Company B Boy’
L. J. aka Leon Nine - signed artiste 3 album deal – Lumenessence Recordings.
J. W. – remix for Adam Freeland’s label, based on a piece of coursework
J. E. / D. P. ‘K2’- Sky TV, NME/Miller Battle of the Bands winner
Mike Powell - Tech Manager for 2 festivals, Tech Manager for fringe venue at party conferences, front of house on main stage at Bearded Theory
Nick Hatton - Worked as a Crew and Drum Technician for Nine Below Zero
George Nunn - Worked at Great Escape (Technical Volunteer Manager), Bugged Out (Artist Liaison), Hop Farm (Tech Volunteer Manager), Playgroup (Stage Manager). Digital, Brighton - DJ + Lighting and Sound Man for the club. DJ elsewhere in Brighton regulary
Luke Parrish - Worked the Great Escape, Bloc festival, Playgroup festival, Toured with the Bootleg Beatles, Toured with Raising Maisie, Technical production manager for 3 town centre events, Provide staff for atm promotions, Worked at Amex stadium
Shane Watson - Stage management work at festivals which has enabled work with such artists as Ben Howard, Anna Calvi, Blood Red Shoes, The Bloc Heads, John Cooper Clarke, Alabama Shakes, Jake Bugg, Leanne Le Havas, Dj Yoda, Dj Format to name a few
J.C. - Owner of "C3 Audio" sound/P.A. company, one of the biggest in Brighton employing ex-Northbrook students.
P. J. - Sound Solutions PA/live sound company provided sound feed for BBC Music Live 1999, Brighton.
R. K. - own PA hire co, and manager of singer, Katie Neiman (featured on Pop Idols)
D. M. Working FT for 'Playback', doing PA installations live sound. Also delivering music software training in Thailand using skills learnt at Northbrook.
M. B. Resident sound engineer at Sussex Arts Club, Brighton
Adam Pickard - Worked at Strongroom Studios, Programmer/Engineer for producer Youth and Mike Stock among others.. Artists worked with include The Orb, Primal Scream, UNKLE, Groove Armada, Feeder, Embrace
Alex Vernon - Worked for Soundelux in Soho on Casino Royale
P.P. - Engineer at Church Road Studios
S.P. - Freelance sound engineer
T. L. - Engineer at Lumen studios, Brighton
R. Q. - engineer Ford Lane, 3 album record deal with Lumenessence Recordings
J. A. - engineer Stompaphunk studio
L. L. - supervisor, the Pressure Point, Brighton
R. L. - Engineer at Ridge Farm
J. M. - sound engineer - "Beached" feature film
D. B. - manager of Ford Lane Studios
T. S. - head sound engineer - Concorde 2, Brighton
R. M. - Sound engineer, Ridge Farm Studios
A. P. - sound engineer, Strongroom Studios, London, Jacobs Studios, Farnham
M. D. – sound engineer Scream studios
B. B. live sound engineer, Atomic Kitten, Afro-Cuban All-Stars,
Lex Worth - Manager at Komedia Brighton. Worked with the XX, Cinematic Orchestra, R.E.M, Arctic Monkey, Henry Rollins, Feist, Jonas Police Women, Noisettes, Joanna Newsom, League of Gentleman, James Blake
Will Bunch - Work for decks.co.uk, written press releases for major lazer, James Blake and benga, co-run below the line - a successful clubnight and blog based in Brighton
Shane Watson - Set up independent events company 'Secret Door Events' and hosted a variety of live music shows showcasing a wide array of musical talent from the south.
Mark Dobson - Started a record label on which the first 12" came out in November '12. Started a mastering business
Em Whetham - working for Manchester Scenewipe - organising albums and shows, correlating reviews, liaison with press, promoters, labels or other industry contacts
I. B. - compilation co-ordinator for Sony UK
N. C. - PA hire, management and staging company MPR Productions Ltd - preferred contractor for West Sussex County Council and the ROX organization (the South's largest FREE festival; www.rox2001.org.uk)
B. P. - A&R manager, Just Management and Records
A. S. - Director of Publishing and Licensing, previously assistant manager Esselle Studios Brighton,
B. U. - started PHP music, Brighton Media Centre (Cif, Sussex Enterprise) www.pmpmusic.co.uk
A. B.- manager Melomania Studio (now moved to the Caribbean)
A B - set up media music company with former lecturer Clive Loseby and international orchestral conductor Crispin Ward
Alex Ball - Had music used on MTV's "The City", Scored a feature film and several animations, had a number 3 hit in Belgium, co-wrote the Smurfs cover a song. Composed, sourced and licenced music for: Currys PC World, Jameson, Dixons, Ladbrokes, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Gulf Air, BMI, HMRC, COI, NatWest, RBS, Virgin, TFL, Garmin, Hyundai, HP Sauce, Visit England, Royal Hortecultural Society, Vertu, Direct Line, Ribena, Lucozade, Siemens, Be Clear on Cancer, Oxfam, Wildaid.
L. S. : now composing music for T4 (Ch4)
A. M. - working for David Ferguson TV composer.
T. T. - extreme sports TV programme channel 5 - PRS earnings.
T. Y. : got his first professional commission for an education video whilst still in his 2nd year.
A. M. Working for Local media production company producing and recording spots for Radio.
M. M. - composer music for Siemens, music for short film for Deaf Film Week, “Deafinitley” Theatre piece London, feature on VeeTV (channel 4)
R. C. - composer/producer music for Thomas Cook website.
C B - commissions for BBC TV
C M - commissions for BBC TV
P B – PS2 sound design at “Kuju”.
J A – PS2 sound design at “Kuju”.
Jessie Gardiner - Worked for Juice FM with Tony Marks, writing scripts, interviews and editing shows, Interviewed Django Django and Alabama Shakes whilst working on The Great Escape, worked with Claire Lloyd in PR who works with artists such as Bad Fo
Charlie King - Studio manager at an independent radio production company, Record, edit and mix radio docs and programmes for the BBC mostly
M.L. - Professional DJ on Radio Reverb and various internet shows
S. P. - Professional DJ "Dolly Mixers"
D. M. – drive-time DJ - Juice FM, Brighton.
J. L. - manager Jersey studio100FM, Jersey.
A. H. - Breakfast show Presenter Passion fm 107.9fm Oxford
M. C. presenting a show for Cable Radio.
B.D. - his own Internet radio show on www.cableradio.co.uk - usual listenership claimed is 70,000 worldwide.
Bethan Williams - Channel co-ordination, post production paperwork and licencing at BBC
Rosie Kendall - Runs Brighton Source magazine
K. R. / T.G. - reviewers on Knowledge Magazine, owners of ”Waveshaper” label.
D. S. – Publication of music compositions in Keyboard player magazine.
C. B. - Articles in Sound on Sound Magazine.
R S – MA Film Composition at Bristol University.
S H – MA Film Composition at Kingston University.