Monthly Archives: March 2017

Soundtrack of My Life: Sara Berger

The first in a new series where DIME students share the songs that have shaped their lives and musical journeys   My name is Sara Berger and I’m a BA Commercial Music Performance (Vocals) major at DIME. I was born and raised in mid-Michigan and have been on many journeys in my short life, but… Read more »

Mastermind Collective Live: April 28th

Come out and witness history as Mastermind Collective has their very first show!Come and enjoy some amazing live music from some very talented artists. Featured acts include Grainger, and Dave Green. Doors open at 7:30 at the Underground Tickets: $5 in advance, $8 at the door. Cash bar for guests 21+.

Turntable Thursdays: DEEP April 6th

Jump in the mix! April 6th and join us for Turntable Thursday! We’ll be welcoming local DJ’s to perform in partnership with Spin Inc. Doors open at 6:00pm – NO COVER! Things are getting DEEP in The Underground as DJ’s from all across Detroit take the stage. You might want to bring your dive gear… Read more »

Frank Harrington: Ice Cold

Young Detroit Artist and DIME Freshman, Frank Harrington, Talks Bridging Gaps, Style, and Kidnapping with Senior, Jimmy Showers Frank Harrington is currently enrolled in the BA Commercial Songwriting course at the Detroit Institute of Music Education. I spoke with the young guitarist and songwriter one afternoon in the city he hopes will inspire him as it… Read more »

What is next after DIME graduation?

When Ali Wiercioch graduates from the Detroit Institute of Music Education this spring, the Michigan native doesn’t plan to stray far from home. The folk singer and songwriter intends to launch her career in the booming Detroit music scene. “DIME has set me up and introduced me to people who will help me get started,”… Read more »

DIME Detroit : A week in the life of students

There is no limit to what students experience at DIME Detroit during the four years they study at the school that develops professionals who are ready for a sustained career in the music industry. A look at a typical week is invigorating – and exhausting – if students take advantage of all DIME offers. “You… Read more »

Student Stories: The Importance of Networking

A post from Kiara Jackson, 3rd year Music Entrepreneurship student If you want to be successful, networking is the name of the game. The more connections you have, the more opportunities will begin to come your way. This is something that I have learned while being a student at DIME. Since day one of classes,… Read more »

DIME Presents: Jena Irene Asciuto | March 16th

Dime Presents Jena Irene Asciutto at The Underground @ DIME w/ special guests Brady Stablein (of Fifth & Main) Carley Lusk Thursday, March 16th at 6:30 PM – 9 PM The Underground @ DIME Get Your Tickets Here:

Why choose DIME Detroit over a traditional music college experience?

Why choose DIME Detroit over a traditional music college experience?   Dalton Sitzler was set to attend the prestigious school of music at Belmont University in Nashville after his high school graduation – at least until he learned about and was accepted to DIME Detroit. “DIME was a game-changer,” said Dalton, a drummer. “I couldn’t turn… Read more »