Posts Categorized: Short Courses


THE ART OF EMCEE’ING: Learn what it takes to become a lyrical BEAST! Work on your freestyle & flow, patterns & punchlines, imagery & analogy, and delivery & wordplay with Mahogany Jones, 4-time Champion of BET’s 106 & Park Freestyle Fridays! This 6-week DIME hip-hop short courses begins, Tuesday, October 13th at 7pm. The cost… Read more »


DIME has teamed up with Community Music School to bring you FUNK CAMP – A weeklong summer program dedicated to guitarists, bassists, vocalists, drummers, keyboard, trombone and trumpet players! The program runs from August 17-21st from 10am-4pm. Studio classes, full band rehearsals, jam sessions are all in store! For more information, click here. Make sure… Read more »

89X and DIME present: ROCK SESSIONS!

89X and DIME present… ROCK SESSIONS! June 27-31 from 10am-4pm Improve your performance skills in Guitar, Bass, Drums and Vocals! This weeklong summer school will be taught by DIME’s world-class faculty. Spend the morning learning a new song with your instrument group, and then practice with a full band in the afternoon. It all leads… Read more »

Techno Legend JUAN ATKINS teaching SPIN MASTERS 101 @ DIME

Spin Masters 101: DJ Crash Course w/ Juan Atkins – August 10-13th – 7-10pm @ DIME Atkins, the “Godfather” of techno, is, for the first time, offering to share his genius with students in an accessible forum, right here in Detroit! Through a partnership between his non-profit Spin Inc. and the Detroit Institute of Music… Read more »

Black Women Rock comes to DIME!

Jessica Care Moore returns to Detroit with Black Women Rock! A summer music and empowerment camp for all girls and women ages 12-22. DIME will host this fantastic series on July 6th and July 21-24th from 10am-4pm. The camp will conclude with a final LIVE performance in Capitol Park (just outside of DIME) on August… Read more »

School’s NOT out for summer! Join DIME’s Summer School Program!

DIME will be hosting it’s second annual Summer School program, running July 13-17. Each day, students are broken up into their separate instrument groups (Guitar, Bass, Drums, Vocals) where they will work on their technique for a specific song. The groups will come together in the afternoons and practice playing with different musicians from a… Read more »