Posts Tagged: dime detroit

DIME students play Concert of Colors with Don Was!

This weekend the annual Concert of Colors Festival took place in Detroit. Spanning two days and multiple venues, this free event celebrates the indigenous music of the city. A highlight of the festival each year is a performance by Detroit-born superstar Don Was and his All Star Revue. Don’s impressive resume includes multiple Grammy awards /… 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 »

Make Music Detroit 2017 @ DIME, Wednesday June 21st

Make Music Detroit at DIME June 21, 2017 Free | All Ages | 10am – 8pm Open Door Drop-In at DIME | 10am – 1pm DIME staff will be welcoming drop-ins throughout the day. Guests are encouraged to bring demo recordings of their material for feedback, and chat about songwriting, performance, and careers in the music industry. Speak… Read more »

DIME for a DIME! Saturday, June 17th!

It’s back! DIME for a Dime brings together music students ages 12-19 to enjoy 25-minute sessions in up to 3 different areas of study. Classes are taught by our industry-professional faculty and provide students with a unique opportunity to understand and explore the modern music industry. Some experience is preferred, but not required. Please email… Read more »

APPLY NOW for Fall 2017 – Pay no application fee!

ATTN: PERFORMERS, SONGWRITERS, MUSIC ENTREPRENEURS! Apply to one of the MSU Denver at DIME bachelor’s degree programs, and pay no application fee!   1.) Visit MSU Denver’s website to begin your application.2.) Make sure to choose “Music – IDP, Detroit Inst. of Music Ed.” when you are asked what program you’re applying for. 3.) Once you have… Read more »

FUNK CAMP – Aug 7-11th

MSU’s Community Music School and DIME Detroit present FUNK CAMP! Presented by MSU CMS-Detroit and the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), Funk Camp is for students ages 12 to 21 who sing or play guitar, bass, drum set, saxophone, trumpet, trombone or keyboard. Music reading is not necessary, but beneficial. Students form bands based… Read more »

Music MAYhem at DIME Detroit!

THURSDAY, MAY 4TH – AUDITION DAY Contact us to schedule Audition for one of the MSU Denver at DIME Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Commercial Music Performance, Commercial Songwriting, or Music Industry Studies. Auditions are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call us at 313-223-1600 to schedule your time, or email us at info@dime-detroit.com. View… Read more »

Open House – May 13th

Don’t miss DIME Detroit’s Open House on May 13th! Tour the building, meet our instructors and students, and see performances all around the building. The LPW stage will be OPEN for solo and group guest performances, if you’re interested in playing for us, please email info@dime-detroit.com with links to your music! Are you ready to… Read more »

Soundtrack of my Life: Devin Woodson

My name is Devin Miguel Woodson. My true stomping ground is, and always will be, the west side of Detroit, Michigan. Detroit is my favorite city in the world. I may move away one day but this will ALWAYS be my safe-haven. Detroit has played a huge part in the soundtrack to my life. These… Read more »