Posts Categorized: General

Instructor Spotlight: Brad Russell

Bassist Brad Russell prides himself on being a musician that can adapt to multiple genres and styles. His experiences in the music industry range from Rock to Musical Theatre. Arguably, the bass does not receive as much shine as other instruments but Brad brings a specific showmanship and presence whenever he performs. Dive into his… 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 »

DIME students compete in Motown Museum Competition

Congratulations to DIME Vocal Performance students Don Goodall (second from right), Jamiliah Minter (third from right), and Fred Botten (center) on completing the Motown Museum Amplify Singing Competition. All three students performed with the other finalists at the Grand Finale show and Year 2 vocalist Fred Botten advanced to win the third place Soul Award… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Chris “Kaz” Kaszuba (Drums)

We are shining the spotlight on Chris “Kaz” Kaszuba ahead of his performance at BACKBEAT: A Night of Drums! Kaz has begun his 4th and final year as a Commercial Music Performance – Drum student and is certainly one of the hardest working students  at DIME Detroit with a bright future in the music industry. Read… 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 »

Instructor Spotlight: Stephanie Belcher

This week’s featured instructor is Stephanie Belcher. Stephanie has managed artists’ street teams, aided musicians who were negotiating contracts, worked venues and festivals, and taught artists how to get their music reviewed, promoted online, written about in magazines, and streaming online. Learn about how our Head of Music Industry Studies started out as a high… Read more »

DIME announces Applebaum Fellows Scholarship Program!

DIME, in partnership with Applebaum Family Philanthropy, are excited to announce an exclusive student scholarship for Detroit-based students. The Applebaum Fellows Scholarship Program at DIME Detroit is a mentorship and scholarship program for highly motivated students who are interested in developing their entrepreneurial business and community leadership skills. Successful students will receive individual and group… Read more »

Faculty Fair: June 22nd – Now Hiring Instructors for Fall 2019

DIME and MSU Denver are looking for talented, passionate professionals to join our faculty for the Fall 2019 semester! DIME is a music institute like no other – designed for serious musicians who desire a long-term, professional career in modern music. DIME’s programs are designed to build strong musical foundations that will lead to long and sustained… Read more »