DIME Detroit is proud to announce that Thornetta Davis, will join our musical family as an Artist in Residence for the 2018-2019 academic year! Crowned “Detroit’s Queen of the Blues” in 2015, Thornetta Davis a multi-talented international singer and songwriter from Detroit, MI. She has been wowing audiences all over the world for decades with her strong, melodic and smooth vocal delivery. Thornetta is the winner of over 30 Detroit Music Awards, including SWEEPING the 2017 and 2018 DMA’s following the release of her album “Honest Woman.”
DIME’s artist in residence program allows our students the opportunity to have regular contact and instruction from artists who have experienced sustained and successful careers in the music industry. Stay tuned – we will be announcing our other artists in residence for 2018/19 right here on our website in coming weeks!
Thornetta Davis will kick off her residency with a masterclass on Friday, September 7th from 1pm-3pm! Join us for an afternoon filled with live performances and audience Q&A. She will also be Interviewed by DIME’s Head of Songwriting, Antea Shelton (APLUS, Universal Music Group), discussing songwriting, artist development, and women in the music industry. This event is free & open to public!