Monthly Archives: April 2017

Soundtrack of my Life: Lucie Hanifi

  My life is but a compilation of moments and dialogue. This has been the case since I exited the womb. From the get-go, I’ve been drawn to music and oddly compelled to sing whenever I am able. Growing up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, gave me a unique backdrop in which to play out those… Read more »

Music MAYhem at DIME Detroit!

THURSDAY, MAY 4TH – AUDITION DAY Contact us to schedule Audition for one of the MSU Denver at DIME Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Commercial Music Performance, Commercial Songwriting, or Music Industry Studies. Auditions are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call us at 313-223-1600 to schedule your time, or email us at View… Read more »

Open House – May 13th

Don’t miss DIME Detroit’s Open House on May 13th! Tour the building, meet our instructors and students, and see performances all around the building. The LPW stage will be OPEN for solo and group guest performances, if you’re interested in playing for us, please email with links to your music! Are you ready to… Read more »

Soundtrack of my Life: Devin Woodson

My name is Devin Miguel Woodson. My true stomping ground is, and always will be, the west side of Detroit, Michigan. Detroit is my favorite city in the world. I may move away one day but this will ALWAYS be my safe-haven. Detroit has played a huge part in the soundtrack to my life. These… Read more »

Student Show – May 11th

Join us for the 6th semi-annual DIME Student Show! See performances from DIME Detroit students and learn about our programs!

DIME: 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 »

Audition Day – May 4th

Audition now for an MSU Denver at DIME bachelor’s degree program in Commercial Music Performance (drums, bass, guitar, or vocals), Commercial Songwriting, or Music Industry Studies. These programs begin in Fall 2017! To schedule your audition, click here. We will send you all of the audition requirements right away, or you can access them here… Read more »

Spring Short Courses at DIME Detroit begin May 9th!

Spring Short Courses at DIME Detroit! Class is in session Tuesday nights from May 9th-June 13th. Space is limited, so sign up today!   Singing Syles Instructor: Liz Gray Can you sing different musical styles with authenticity and authority? Each week of this vocal short course focuses on a different genre of music, allowing singers to take steps… Read more »

No place I’d rather be,’ DIME was the right choice for me

As six DIME Detroit drum students walked to lunch recently, they broke out in a beatbox harmony of “My Girl” by The Temptations. The impromptu performance admittedly triggered some odd glances from others passing by on the sidewalk. It also served as a reminder why Duane Hewins, Jonathon Staten, Dalton Sitzler, Will Daniels, Christopher Williams,… Read more »

Masterclass with Les Nubians at DIME: April 21st

Les Nubians is a Grammy-nominated French duo composed of sisters Helene and Celia Faussart. They have become one of the most successful French-language musical groups in the U.S, best known for thier Billboard R&B Single “Makeda”. Les Nubians comes to DIME Detroit for an interview, performance and Q&A with audience, hosted by WDET’s Chris Campbell!… Read more »