Itemm is dedicated to technical music professionals. with an International training centre, an Innovation Hub and a technical resource centre.

Itemm, European Technological Institute for Music Professions was established following 1988 European Parliament resolution as an European Institute for Musical Professions. It officially opened in 1994.

To ensure that our graduates have the right skills and competencies to compete successfully for jobs and have the potential to lead innovation within their sectors, the school operates on three main levels : a resource centre for the music professionals, a school for education on all technical aspects of musical instruments and sound engineering and a promotion and development centre for the instrument making industry.

Itemm offers courses in repairing, tuning, restoration and creation of guitars, wind instruments, pianos and accordions as well as training on the technical aspects of sound and the music industry.
As a government endorsed ‘Innovation Hub’ for musical instrument technology professionals, the institute contributes to the technological and economic growth of the musical instrument industry and promotes in France and abroad.

Itemm is set up under the French law of 1901 governing non-profit organisation. 

The European Technological Institute for Musical Professions board of directors meet twice a year. It is made up representatives of public partners as well as representatives of the cultural or professional world.
A team of 30 permanent employees guarantee the every-day running of the Institute. The administrative team ensures the work frame for every mission, including training courses and is always available.
The educational team is composed of the heads of the teaching units as well as all technical or general teachers that ensure the courses during the whole year.
Technical trainers regularly join the team to share their expertise on a specific subject. This reinforces the strong link between Itemm and the professional world.


For media request, please get in touch with Aline ANGELI
Communications Department
Phone: +33 (0)243393944