All of Platform One’s work is about contemporary music practice – embracing music performance, live sound, audio recording, music technology, music for the moving image, arranging, composing, songwriting, music industry, marketing, promotion, media production and music business. This broad curriculum represents the skill set needed to ensure a sustainable and realistic career within the music industry.

Existing facilities include purpose built sound-proofed rehearsal rooms, two state of the art recording studios, two music technology suites, teaching rooms, lecture rooms, specialist instrumental rooms, a DJ production room, and tutorial rooms. Platform One have a wealth of meaningful links with the modern music industry. This includes a dedicated ‘Platform One Stage’ at the Isle of Wight Festival.

State of the art

Participants also benefit from sponsorship and endorsement deals – to date these include:

  • Wightlink Ferries
  • Ashdown Engineering
  • Blackstar Amplification
  • Neutrik
  • Peavey International
  • Audient
  • Stirling Audio
  • Roland
  • Pearl Drums
  • Tama Drums
  • Evans drumheads
  • Zildjian Cymbals
  • Sontronics Microphones
  • Aston Microphones
  • SE Electronic Microphones

and many others.

Platform One students record song for NHS working during COVID 19 pandemic

Pride month

June Open Evening

26/06/24, 16:00 - 19:00
Isle of Wight College