Monthly Archives: September 2015

Madonna’s Drummer BRIAN FRASIER-MOORE to host Drum Clinic at DIME

Brian Frasier-Moore will be hosting a drum clinic this Wednesday, September 30th at 6pm at DIME! Brian is the drummer for Madonna, Usher, Backstreet Boys, Justin Timberlake, Toni Braxton, Christina Aguilera, Janet Jackson, Timbaland and more! Only $5 to attend – ANYONE interested in the music industry (not just drummers) or any music lover is… Read more »

Open Mic in The Underground – October 15th

Audra Kubat is back to host our October Open Mic in The Underground @ DIME Thursday, October 15th – Doors open at 7:00pm, performances begin at 7:30pm All ages and styles welcome to attend this FREE event! Show up early to sign up for your spot on the stage! We are located at 1265 Griswold… Read more »

DIME Partners with Metropolitan State University of Denver

Detroit Institute of Music Education is pleased to announce a new partnership between DIME and Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver). This partnership will provide collaboration between the two institutions on music curriculum such as performance, songwriting and music entrepreneurship in the near future. For the full press release, please see below or contact… Read more »


Roots returns! Here you will learn technique, djembe styles, bell patterns, talking drum, and plenty of tidbits on African culture. Taught by master drummer Chinelo Amen-Ra. The course begins Tuesday, October 13th, meeting weekly from 7-9pm. At only $149, the course will fill up quickly, so call now to reserve your spot! 313-223-1600 – See… Read more »

Are you ready to RAISE YOUR VOICE?!

The RAISE YOUR VOICE short course returns on October 13th at 7pm! Taught by DeAnna Johnson, this short course will cover technical development, stage presence, ear training and microphone technique. The course will last 6-weeks, meeting every Tuesday from 7-9pm. Call today to reserve your spot, only $149! 313-223-1600


GUITAR GREATS: Learn the techniques and signature riffs from legendary guitarists, from BB King to Carlos Santana. Instructed by Joe Foster, guitarist for Salt & Pepa, Fabolous and many more! Register today by calling 313-223-1600. This guitar short course lasts 6 weeks and costs only $149.


THE ART OF EMCEE’ING: Learn what it takes to become a lyrical BEAST! Work on your freestyle & flow, patterns & punchlines, imagery & analogy, and delivery & wordplay with Mahogany Jones, 4-time Champion of BET’s 106 & Park Freestyle Fridays! This 6-week DIME hip-hop short courses begins, Tuesday, October 13th at 7pm. The cost… Read more »

Come to the DIME Fall Open House on 10/10

Stop by DIME on Saturday, October 10th at 1pm to check out the classrooms, meet faculty and students, sit in on a class and hear some great performances by DIME students! This is a FREE OPEN HOUSE, so everyone interested in learning more about DIME is welcome to attend! DIME is located at 1265 Griswold… Read more »

Come see us at #MECCAcon2015

DIME will be at MECCAcon Detroit on September 18th for their DJ Workshops and Performance Night – stop by our table to learn more about our upcoming courses and hear some great music from local artists! The event takes place at the MBAD/African Bead Museum at 6559 Grand River, Detroit, MI 48208. To get full… Read more »