Posts Categorized: General

Music Income Streams During the Pandemic

By Tristan Seume, Professional Guitarist and DIME Online Learning Technologist If you were a performing artist in 2019, the chances are you haven’t been in 2020. It’s been tough, hasn’t it? But don’t despair – re-evaluating what you do is a periodic necessity regardless of whether it’s been enforced by a global pandemic or not. Let’s… Read more »

Streamlining Your Live Streaming

by Tristan Seume, Learning Technologist, DIME Online Introduction Post-lockdown, live streaming has become a lifeline for many artists to stay connected to their fans, earn a little money and, quite frankly, stay positive while the venues are shut. But live streaming has its challenges. If you’ve yet to give it a go, read our practical… Read more »

DIME DENVER Moves ONLINE

JULY 9, 2020 POWERED BY DETROIT INSTITUTE OF MUSIC EDUCATORS BY MICHAEL ELLIS To read the full article and see all the photographs, please visit: urbanlifewashpark.com After two beautiful years here in Denver, DIME has decided to move online indefinitely. They cannot say at this time whether or not they will have a future home… Read more »

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 »