News Update

DIME has been offering music classes in the City of Detroit for 6 years, and has graduated 2 classes of professional musicians, songwriters and entrepreneurs who have started their careers in modern and commercial music.

DIME has collaborated with Oakland University to offer degree classes in commercial music performance, commercial songwriting music industry studies. DIME also offers short programs via DIME ONLINE.

The Underground will open as soon as it is safe to host live gigs and shows, parties and corporate events.  If you want to keep in touch with DIME and The Underground, please sign up to the mailing list here:


DIME DETROIT is an institute custom built for serious musicians who desire a long-term, professional career in today’s music industry. The courses are designed to build strong musical foundations which allow students to seize opportunities for long and sustainable careers.

DIME’s unique approach to teaching music incorporates measures of success that are different to other music schools. All of our high-level courses are for musicians and entrepreneurs who wish to excel and maximize their musical ability while learning how the music business works from current industry professionals.

At DIME, we never forget the importance of earning a living from music. Navigating your way around the music industry is a complicated business and learning from experience is the best way. DIME’s founders and instructors have that experience. You will discover how to build your musical career from people who have enjoyed sustained success.

What makes us different from other music schools? Our students are networking with industry professionals, mastering musical technique, promoting shows, arranging songs and developing their resumes through internships and performance opportunities. Whether you’re a performer, songwriter, or an aspiring music entrepreneur who is unsure of how to move up to the next level in the music business, DIME’s innovative programs are designed to help you take the next step towards a career in today’s music industry.

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DIME Detroit is an Affiliate Member of the Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO)