Oakland University and the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) have partnered to provide Bachelor of Arts degrees in performance, songwriting and music industry business classes to students wanting to study commercial music and pursue a career in music. “We are thrilled to announce this relationship between Oakland University and DIME,” said Amy Hardison Tully,… Read more »
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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 Student Show: Friday, May 17th
It’s that time of year again! Our students work hard throughout the school year to hone their craft, learning cover songs and writing original music along the way. Check out current student and alumni drummers, bassists, guitarists, vocalists, songwriters, and music entrepreneurs as they put on our biggest show of the year in The Underground @ DIME! If… Read more »
DIME featured in Billboard’s Top Music Business Schools 2019
We are happy to announce that Billboard has featured DIME in their list of Top Music Business Schools of 2019! Highlighting our directors, Kevin Nixon and Sarah Clayman, as well as our Head of Songwriting, Antea Birchett, who co-wrote “Gone Away” on the self-titled debut album from H.E.R., which won the Grammy Award for R&B… Read more »
Paul Riser Masterclass: Friday, February 8th
Paul Riser needs no introduction… but we’ll do it anyway! He has written and arranged songs for some of the biggest names in the business: Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Luther Vandross, Joss Stone, Kylie Minogue, Marvin Gaye, Carly Simon, Bill Withers, The Temptations, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Kem, Raphael Saadiq, The… Read more »
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 »
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 »