Today on WDIV’s Live in the D, DIME Managing Director, Sarah Clayman, announced that MSU Denver at DIME has released $70,000 for in scholarship funding for new and returning students in Fall 2018! “We recognize that if young people invest in themselves, then opportunity can come out of that.” Sarah also commented, “Education is about employability and… Read more »
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Funk Camp – Aug. 6-10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily – $199 Presented by DIME Detroit and MSU CMS-Detroit, Funk Camp is for students ages 12 to 18 who sing or play guitar, bass, drum set, saxophone, trumpet, trombone or keyboard. Music reading is not necessary, but beneficial. Students form bands, learn songwriting and… Read more »
Through partnerships with local music companies, venues, and festivals, DIME provides our students with unique real-world music industry experiences. These resume-building internship programs are offered to current students, as well as alumni, extending DIME Detroit’s campus into the wider music community in Detroit and beyond. 2018 placement opportunities include positions at The Fillmore Detroit, Assemble Sound, Crofoot Promotions, Fusion Shows,… Read more »
Join us on Friday, May 4th for our first ever, FIRST FRIDAY OPEN HOUSE! We will have staff, faculty, and students in our acoustic space to talk about the MSU Denver at DIME degree programs in Commercial Music Performance, Commercial Songwriting, and Music Industry Studies. Of course, we will have live music in the underground… Read more »
REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED…. RAISE YOUR VOICE (Vocals) Can you sing different musical styles with authenticity and authority? Each week of this short course will focus on vocal technique, allowing singers to take steps towards being a versatile professional, stretching outside of their comfort zones and better preparing them to perform in any situation. Vocal… Read more »
Don’t miss DIME Detroit’s End-of-the-Year Student Show! Our students have rehearsed, auditioned, and rehearsed some more for the biggest annual show of all! Friday, May 11th – Doors at 7pm 1265 Griswold, Detroit, MI 48220 FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!!!
This week, we sat down with DIME’s Head of Vocals & MSU Denver at DIME Campus Manager, DeAnna Johnson! Don’t miss DeAnna and her students performance at our Night of Voice on Thursday, April 19th! For more information about that show, click here! What inspired you to be a singer? My mom and dad are both music… Read more »
Join us on Wednesday, April 25th from 6-8pm for DIME Detroit’s 90-minute Songwriting Challenge! Work with our students and learn about writing to a deadline with the guidance of our instructors: Antea Shelton and Audra Kubat. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in joining DIME’s Songwriting program beginning Fall 2018. This event is… Read more »
We were thrilled to have 2 incredible Grammy-winning artists at DIME this week: Esperanza Spalding, and Terri Lyne Carrington! Check out some photos below! For more information on our programs in Commercial Music Performance, Commercial Songwriting, and Music Industry Studies, click here!
Soon-to-be songwriting graduate, Lex Whyms, answered a few questions about her experience at DIME, her current musical projects, and future endeavors. Lex has really made her mark on DIME, with several memorable performances at our student shows, and a 3-time featured artist on our school’s annual student album, DIME Sessions. We can’t wait to see… Read more »