Posts Categorized: Events

DIME featured in Billboard’s Top Music Business Schools 2020!

We share this honor with all of our students, faculty, and staff that work hard to create and promote incredible music and events every day! We are not able to celebrate in person, but please know that we share a virtual high five with all of the educators, musicians, songwriters, entrepreneurs, masterclass guests, Underground performers,… Read more »

Coronavirus Updates

Dear DIME Detroit Community, We are writing to update you all on new teaching and learning policies that DIME is implementing in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) to slow the spread for the virus and protect our students, faculty, staff, and their families. Remote teaching and learning Effective immediately, all campus-based activities at the DIME Detroit… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Riley Kirkpatrick (Bass)

DIME Detroit’s annual guitar and bass show, DON’T TURN DOWN, returns to The Underground @ DIME on Wednesday, February 26th at 7pm! To get us ready for this special occasion, we caught up with one of our 2nd year bass students, Riley Kirkpatrick, to tell us a bit more about his background, what it’s like… Read more »

Brett Farkas Masterclass Recap

On Friday, February 7th, we welcomed Los Angeles based guitarist, bassist, frontman, songwriter, and music teacher, Brett Farkas, to DIME Detroit! Brett has performed, toured and recorded with soul legend, Solomon Burke, songwriter, Aimee Mann, pop star, Rihanna, indie folk dudes, Lord Huron, to name some. He has also recorded film scores for the movies,… Read more »

Joel Cummins Masterclass Recap

DIME Detroit welcomed Umphrey’s McGee keyboardist and author of The Realist’s Guide to a Successful Music Career, Joel Cummins, for a special masterclass on Friday, January 31st, 2020. Interviewed by DIME Detroit’s Music Industry Studies instructor and Area Coordinator, Stephanie Belcher, Joel discussed his lengthy career as a touring and recording artist.  Joel also performed… Read more »

7 Tips from DIME: Successful Incoming Students Complete These On Time!

As we get closer to the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester at DIME Detroit, we thought it would be a good idea to remind our incoming student musicians, songwriters, and entrepreneurs the important dates and deadlines associated with starting a college program. There are many benefits to completing application, audition, financial aid, and scholarships… Read more »

Student Show & Open House: Friday, December 13th

Our Student Show comes around only twice a year! Featuring performances of original and cover songs from the next generation of Detroit musicians, artists, and songwriters – our talented students have studied, rehearsed, auditioned, and rehearsed some more to prepare – come show your support! We will also be opening our doors early for a… Read more »

Local Mic Night presented by GRiZ featuring Great Lakes Coffee Brewing Co.

Back again as one of our favorite 12 Days of GRiZMAS events, we are partnering with Electronic artist/instrumentalist GRiZ for the second edition of GRiZMAS Local Mic Night. Taking place at The Underground at DIME, come and enjoy performances from local poets, musicians, comedians, DIME students and GRiZ Fam! Our goal is to raise money… Read more »

Open House: Saturday, October 19th 1-3pm

DIME Detroit’s Open House is a great opportunity to meet our instructors, staff, students, and industry-professional faculty!  We will also have live performances from current students, raffle giveaways, as well as onsite admissions representatives to help you with your application and answer questions about our audition process. Stay tuned, we will be announcing special guests… Read more »