Posts Tagged: dime detroit

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 »

Student Spotlight: Year 2 Songwriting Student Julia Furlong

From the moment Julia Furlong (professionally known as J. Donahey) stepped into DIME Detroit she had a plan to make the most out of her college experience. As a 2nd year Commercial Songwriting student Julia has kickstarted our newest student-led club and booked a performance spot with the notable and intimate Sofar Sounds. In preparation… 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 »

Open House: Saturday, June 22nd 1-3pm

DIME Detroit’s Open House is a great opportunity to meet our instructors, staff, students, and industry-professional faculty! This time, we’ll have a presentation event in our venue space beginning at 1:30pm, so please arrive on time!  We will also have live performances from current students, as well as onsite admissions representatives to help you with your application… 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 »

DIME Detroit Summer Program: June 24th – 28th

Our summer programs are for ages 12-18 with some experience necessary. Students learn a song each day on guitar, bass, drums, or vocals, and then perform for friends and family at our venue!June 24th-28th 201910am – 4pm each day For more information or to register, visit our Summer Programs page.  

Detroit Electronic Music Camp (DEMC) May 19th – 25th

Workshops every afternoon & evening featuring DJs and electronic music professionals – Free entry (Submerge/DIME)The DEMC (Detroit Electronic Music Camp) is a week long series of comprehensive DJ and electronic music workshops with master classes hosted by Spin Inc. DJ School, in collaboration with The Loft Music Academy DJ School (Chile), and DIME – Detroit… Read more »