Posts Categorized: General

DIME Detroit Open House: March 23rd 1-3pm

DIME Detroit’s Spring Open House is a great opportunity to meet our instructors, staff, students, and industry-professional faculty. We’ll have live performances as well as onsite admissions representatives to help you with your application and answer questions about our audition process. Throughout the coming weeks we’ll be announcing instructors as well as featured student performers… Read more »

Allen Stone Masterclass Recap!

On November 29th, we had the pleasure of hosting a masterclass with R&B / soul artist, Allen Stone, who was in Detroit for a show at the Majestic Café the night before. Stone performed two songs acoustically for students and guests and participated in a Q&A with DIME’s Head of Vocals, DeAnna Johnson. He also advised the aspiring… Read more »

New Merch + Hoodie Giveaway!

Just in time for the holidays – DIME has new merch! A cozy “Make Music Your Life” hoodie, a super-stylish Carhartt beanie, and our new “Make Music Your Life” T-Shirt design. Browse the items on our webstore here: Also, we are GIVING AWAY a hoodie, and the lucky winner will be announced on Friday, December… Read more »

DIME Detroit’s Student Show!

Don’t miss DIME Detroit’s Student show on Friday, December 14th at The Underground @ DIME! Our students have prepared a selection of original and cover songs to perform for friends, family, and guests. If you are interested in learning more about what we have to offer at DIME, this event is a MUST SEE! Friday,… Read more »

Instructor Spotlight: Eric “Rain Man” Gaston (Drums)

We sat down with Head of the Drum Department, Eric “Rain Man” Gaston to talk about what inspires him, his teaching at DIME and what’s made him proudest as an instructor. What inspired you to start a career in music? My inspiration comes from growing up in the church. I had front row access and… Read more »

3D Spirit Week Kicks off!!

DIME Drum Department (3D) is showing their DIME spirit this week with 7-days of events including BACKBEAT: A Night of Drums, on Wednesday!  Over the weekend, our DIME Drummers helped to pack boxes of food that will feed over 14,000 people at Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit. This morning, drummers Chris Kaszuba and Dadreeon Underwood joined our… Read more »

We’re Hiring! Faculty Positions Opening at DIME for Spring 2019

DIME and MSU Denver are looking for talented, passionate professionals to join our faculty for the Spring 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… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Dalton Thomas (Drums)

    DIME Detroit offers programs in Commercial Music Performance (Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Vocals), Commerical Songwriting, and Music Industry Studies. In partnership with Metropolitan State University of Denver, students at DIME Detroit can earn a Bachelor of Arts in Music on our innovative program. Our next semester starts on January 22, 2019! Find out more about all of… Read more »

BACKBEAT: A Night of Drums – Wednesday, November 14

  Presented by DIME Drum Department (3D) and hosted by Rain Man, BACKBEAT: A Night of Drums will feature performances from DIME students, faculty, and alumni, as well as featured special guest: Buddy Brown! Drummers, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to learn more about DIME from the legendary 3D (DIME Drum Department) themselves!… Read more »