Soul /R&B artist Allen Stone will join students and guests at DIME Detroit on Thursday November 29th for a masterclass at 12:45pm! Allen Stone proves himself deeply devoted to making uncompromisingly soulful music that transcends all pop convention. His vocals and melodic style show the clear influence of classic soul and R&B of the 1960s… Read more »
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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 »
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 »
Continuing with our build up to DIME’s first Live & Lyrical songwriting showcase, which is taking place this Friday, October 19th, we are putting the student spotlight on first-year songwriter, Julia Shuren! Since starting at DIME in August, Julia has quickly made a splash in the DIME community, accompanying Grammy-nominated artist Alessia Cara on the DIME stage, performing with other DIME students… Read more »
DIME Senior Jack Reedy has always had the same goal: to be a full-time touring drummer in a band. His dream is just around the corner – after graduating in June, Jack will be hitting the road with his band, No Alarms, for their first Midwest Tour supporting the release of their debut self-titled EP…. Read more »
We were thrilled to have 2 incredible Grammy-winning artists at DIME this week: Esperanza Spalding, and Terri Lyne Carrington! Check out some photos below! For more information on our programs in Commercial Music Performance, Commercial Songwriting, and Music Industry Studies, click here!