Global Alumni

You have spent your time at Abbey Road Institute working hard and immersing yourself in all of the learning and experiences on offer, what next?

Ambitious and motivated, our alumni are establishing themselves in the next stages of their careers in the music industry and beyond. They are working as producers and engineers to undertaking internships and much more. The opportunities are broad, from working in studios, for a range of businesses and startups in the music and cultural sectors to setting up their own initiatives and working freelance, juggling lots of exciting and demanding projects.

Our Amsterdam alumni join a global Abbey Road network including all of our graduates as well as our industry friends. This extended family are from different backgrounds and with different skill sets they progress onto a range of careers. Brought together at the end of their study for the global graduation ceremony there are many opportunities for future collaboration and partnerships.

Gabriëlle Stok

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Gabriëlle Stok

Engineer, Songwriter, Musician & Producer

After graduating from our Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering, Gabriëlle Stok joined the team at SARM studio as an assistant engineer. She worked her way up to become an engineer, working with many artists, including Little Mix, most notably assisting on Madonna’s album, ‘Madame X.’

Whilst at SARM, her first producer cut, Koffee ft. Gunna ‘W’, was released. She is now signed under her producer name ‘GG’ to Warner/Chappell and is Grammy nominated for her work on Masego’s album ‘Studying Abroad: Extended Stay’.

Some of her highlights at SARM include working with American producer Jeff Bhasker (Kanye West, Jay Z, Mark Ronson) and engineering during his writing sessions.

After leaving SARM to work freelance, Gabi has steadily built her career as a producer, engineer, songwriter, musician and more. Discover some of Gabi’s strongest influences in the May 2024 Issue of Sound on Sound.

You can learn more about Gabrielle’s experience at SARM in her interview on our blog.

Stéphanie Ung

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Stéphanie Ung

Audio Engineer

Stéphanie Ung completed her training at Abbey Road Institute Paris in 2019. Before studying with us 
Stéphanie undertook classical training at the Paris Conservatory where she learned the violin. 
She then became interested in writing and composition which allowed her to discover and explore electronic 
music. It was her interest in this genre that encouraged her to pursue her studies at Abbey Road Institute Paris 
where she developed skills in sound engineering and music production. 

Within two months of obtaining her diploma Stéphanie secured an internship at Coppélia Studios. The following 
month, she was hired as an assistant and worked on sessions with Youv Eee, 7 Jaws, Yseult, Kungs, 
Ben l’oncle Soul and has begun to do sessions as a sound engineer where she has recorded 
artist Laetitia Bay.

Quentin Durual

Freelance Engineer, Composer & Session Guitarist

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Quentin Durual

Freelance Engineer, Composer & Session Guitarist

Quentin Durual joined Abbey Road Institute Paris having already gained some experience in the music industry. 
He worked freelance in mixing and compostion as well as working on two festival of light projectsin Lyon 
before studying with us. He also studied in London for a year to make music and improve his English.
Following that he joined Abbey Road Institute Paris in 2017. 

After Quentin graduated at Abbey Road Studios, he travelled to Australia for a 3 month internship at 
the famous and well respected 'Studios 301'. Upon returning to France, he has been working on a variety 
of projects including composing for television through a company called "The Range". He continues 
working as mix engineer and as a session guitarist for performances, collaborating with artists such as 
Nicko Soulchildren odaiba, Paul Flint and Tony Dofat. You can find out more about Quentin on his 
Instagram account.

Ramera Abraham

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Ramera Abraham

Vocal Producer & Recording Engineer

Ramera Abraham is a London-based vocal producer, recording engineer, and songwriter. Having spent her younger years studying music in the Philippines, Abraham is now classically trained in piano, vocals, and drums. After completing her undergraduate degree in Canada, the multi-faceted created moved to London in 2017 to study our Advanced Diploma in Sound Engineering and Music Production course at Abbey Road Institute.

Upon graduating from the Institute, Abraham earned an engineering residency at Spotify’s Noteable studio, under the mentorship of Berklee College of Music. It was there that she dealt with daily studio operations and delved into the world of vocal production and engineering. After her Spotify residency, Abraham became a runner and then assistant engineer at Metropolis Studios, where she assisted on several projects. Including: Little Mix’s last two albums, Grammy-nominated musical theatre album “Cinderella” with Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’ album, Carnage.

Abraham has since progressed into a freelance role, primarily at music distribution and artist services company, Platoon. Some of her biggest career highlights include working with Saint Harison, TianaMajor9, RAYE, Luz, Ms Banks, Henry Moodie, Kamille, and Matt Taylor. She was also included in SheSaid.So’s Alternative Power 100 List 2021 as one to watch, and is the Music Producers Guild’s Vocal Producer of the Year 2023.

Abraham has also taught several vocal production masterclasses with MPW, ICMP, University of Winchester, and at her alma mater, Abbey Road Institute. She has been creating vocal arrangements and writing harmonies from a very young age and has been in the professional recording industry for nearly six years. The majority of her work spans across the pop and R&B genres. Find out more about Ramera Abraham on her website. 

Raphaël Guédin

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Raphaël Guédin

Music Producer, Artist & Freelance Engineer

Raphaël Guédin studied on the part-time Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering at Abbey Road Institute Paris from October 2017 to September 2019. A highlight of his time at the Institute was recording band ‘Mother Vulture’ in the Gatehouse at Abbey Road Studios.

He also completed an internship at Audioscope studios, in the 15th arrondissement of Paris whilst he was studying with us. The experience turned out to be very constructive as a few days after the end of his training Raphaël was hired as an assistant at the famous studio. Find out more about Raphael here.

Clara Blanchet

Composer, Performer & Author

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Clara Blanchet

Composer, Performer & Author

Clara Blanchet, alias Klaar, est diplômée d’Abbey Road Institute Paris en 2018.

Clara Blanchet est une jeune auteure, compositrice et interprète française née à Paris. D’abord résolument moderne, son style s’inscrit entre pop et rock. En effet, ses influences musicales vont de la variété au folk-rock, en passant par la musique électronique et le hip-hop. Fort de son premier single “Baise-main” elle a notamment remporté les KR Découvertes 2018. A la suite de cette récompense, KR a organisé un concert intégralement retransmis en streaming. Clara a ensuite collaboré avec la productrice Sylvia Massy pour une nouvelle vision du single “Baise-main”.
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It’s been a life-changing experience really. I came with the willingness and hunger to learn and I left with the awareness of being not only a better producer and engineer, but a better person/human being. Once you’ve learnt all the techy stuff, you realise how much more essential it is to learn the emotional and psychological part of the game and how to deal with artists. And that only comes with passion, hunger and dedication.

Marco Spaggiari, Amsterdam Graduate 2018

It’s insane how inspiring it is to put fifteen musicians of all genres and backgrounds in one class and work on your skills together. I mean, Abbey Road brought me a lot of knowledge, a great network and practical skills – that’s what I signed up for. But it also gave me a bloody great time, tons of fun and sort of a second family.

Rudy Mackay, Amsterdam Graduate 2017

I definitely wouldn’t be where I am today if it weren’t for this course, not only for the invaluable education but also for the good people at Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam, and everyone I’ve met along the year.

Kiko Medeiros, Amsterdam Graduate 2018

By day, you’re soaking in the knowledge of industry experts. By night, you practice what you’ve learnt in a playground of high-end studio equipment. What more could you possibly want?

Janice Wong, Amsterdam Graduate 2017

Abbey Road Institute is not a school, it is a high end production studio with a control room full of learners.

Théo Dorey, Amsterdam Graduate 2016

“Every day spent here felt like I was better than the day before. It is beautiful to think in colours, mix with flavours and develop a unique way to listen and understand music. Abbey Road is all about perspective and attitude, things which are taught so well between the magical walls of the institute“

Stefan Roscovan, Amsterdam Graduate 2017

From the moment I entered Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam it took me a total of 5 minutes to realise that I came to the right place. It has been one of the best experiences, meeting new friends for life from all over the world. You learn so, so much in just 1 year in an incredible environment, which has to be felt to understand.

Fabian Brummel, Amsterdam Graduate 2017