Posts Tagged: music industry

DIME WELLNESS WEEK KICKS OFF TODAY!

        Following our first ever Wellness Week in Fall 2017, we are excited to kick off a week-long program of events, activities and workshops at DIME! As in our previous Wellness Week, the focus is on the importance of looking after mental and physical health, and the promotion of positive self-care practices…. Read more »

Open House March 24th, 1-3pm

  If you are interested in joining DIME Detroit’s community of performers, songwriters, and music entrepreneurs, don’t miss out on attending our spring open house!  Meet our with some of our incredible faculty, staff, and students. Hear live performances around the building, and get all the details on our MSU Denver at DIME Bachelor’s degree… Read more »

MAKE MUSIC YOUR LIFE – Pay No Application Fee through Nov 30th!

If you are interested in starting the MSU Denver at DIME program in Spring or Fall 2018, now is the time to apply! Just follow the steps below to get started:  1.) Apply! Fill out an application for MSU Denver here. Choose “Music – IDP, Detroit Inst of Music Ed” for program. Use the code “makemusicyourmark” to… Read more »

Mark Kassa Masterclass – Friday, October 13th

MASTERCLASS: MARK KASSA Friday October 13, 1-3pm FREE and open to the public Guitarist, songwriter, and entrepreneur, Mark Kassa, has come a long way since graduating from Musicians Institute in LA in 1991. He has recorded and written songs with artists like George Clinton (Parliament/Funkadelic), Billy Cox (Jimmy Hendrix – Band of Gypsys), and Pat… Read more »

Fall Open House – November 4th!

Join us for DIME’s Fall Open House on Saturday, November 4th from 1pm-3pm. Meet staff and instructors, and enjoy performances from students around the building!  

DIME Students attend the Paul McCartney Soundcheck!

Earlier this week legendary performer and songwriter, Paul McCartney played two nights at the newly opened Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. We were able to arrange for six of our students to accompany DIME Directors, Kevin Nixon and Sarah Clayman, to the soundcheck for Monday’s show. Year 3 Drummers, Will Daniels and Duane Hewins, Year… Read more »

Auditioning now for January 2018!

Are you interested in studying at DIME Detroit and earning your Bachelor of Arts in Music? We are now auditioning students that would like to start the MSU Denver at DIME program in January of 2018. Join a community of likeminded musicians, vocalists, songwriters, and music entrepreneurs. Study music you love, and get your degree!… Read more »

Short Courses at DIME Detroit!

Short Courses at DIME Detroit! Class is in session Wednesday nights from 7-9pm on October 11-November 15th RAISE YOUR VOICE Instructor: Katie Else Can you sing different musical styles with authenticity and authority? Each week of this short course will focus on vocal technique, allowing singers to take steps towards being a versatile professional, stretching outside of… Read more »

DIME Students: The Week in Live Shows

A busy week of shows kicked off on Saturday night at Smalls Bar in Hamtramck, with a headlining show from Brother Son, led by DIME Songwriter, Frank Harrington. Brother Son were supported by DIME Music Industry Studies student, Alex Murphy, with his alternative/indie band, Grainger, who also features DIME student Angelo Coppola on drums.   On Tuesday July 11th, three DIME student… Read more »

DIME STUDENTS GRADUATE!

On Saturday, June 10th, we celebrated the graduation of our very first cohort of students in the Society Room of historic Detroit music venue, Saint Andrew’s Hall. Before the ceremony, graduating students processed from DIME through the streets of Detroit, alongside faculty and staff. They were welcomed at the doors by their families and guests… Read more »