Monthly Archives: May 2017

APPLY NOW for Fall 2017 – Pay no application fee!

ATTN: PERFORMERS, SONGWRITERS, MUSIC ENTREPRENEURS! Apply to one of the MSU Denver at DIME bachelor’s degree programs, and pay no application fee!   1.) Visit MSU Denver’s website to begin your application.2.) Make sure to choose “Music – IDP, Detroit Inst. of Music Ed.” when you are asked what program you’re applying for. 3.) Once you have… Read more »

FUNK CAMP – Aug 7-11th

MSU’s Community Music School and DIME Detroit present FUNK CAMP! Presented by MSU CMS-Detroit and the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), Funk Camp is for students ages 12 to 21 who sing or play guitar, bass, drum set, saxophone, trumpet, trombone or keyboard. Music reading is not necessary, but beneficial. Students form bands based… Read more »

Hip Hop Loves Mom Playlist

By Edward Strong Hip Hop often gets a bad rap (no pun intended) for it’s lyrics towards women. However there are numerous songs that uplift, celebrate and honor women as a collective. As you are celebrating the important women in your life today…check out some of the most notorious hip hop songs in which the… Read more »

How DIME prepared my child for a music industry career

Lea Wiercioch has no doubts about what DIME Detroit has done to prepare her daughter, Ali, for a career in the professional music industry during the last three years. In one word: “Everything.” In many more, Lea said: “They’ve got you covered here. Ali’s grown as a person and as a musician, and she’s prepared… Read more »

DIME Student Show! – May 11th

Don’t miss the final show of DIME’s 2016-17 school year! This show will feature music from DIME performance, songwriting, and music industry studies students. These artists audition and refine their best original and cover material for this show, and it doesn’t hurt to mention that we will be showcasing final performances from our first ever graduating class at… Read more »

Christian Vegh May 20th

Join us for Christian Vegh at The Underground @ DIME for an extended set, Saturday May 20th!!! Christian Vegh is an award winning solo artist from Windsor/Detroit. He has been referred to as a “young guitar prodigy with an old soul”! Don’t miss this opportunity to see Vegh make his mark in The Underground!… Read more »