Posts Tagged: Songwriting

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 »

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 »

DIME Student Show! – May 11th

Don’t miss the final show of DIME’s 2016-17 school year! This show will feature music from DIME performance, songwriting, and music industry studies students. These artists audition and refine their best original and cover material for this show, and it doesn’t hurt to mention that we will be showcasing final performances from our first ever graduating class at… 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 »

Spring Short Courses at DIME Detroit begin May 9th!

Spring Short Courses at DIME Detroit! Class is in session Tuesday nights from May 9th-June 13th. Space is limited, so sign up today!   Singing Syles Instructor: Liz Gray Can you sing different musical styles with authenticity and authority? Each week of this vocal short course focuses on a different genre of music, allowing singers to take steps… Read more »

DIME Detroit Short Courses – Feb 21st

DIME is kicking off 2017 with a new set of short courses for you to improve and hone your musical skills! Click here to register today! RAISE YOUR VOICE Meets Tuesdays for 6 weeks from 7-9pm beginning February 21st. Raise Your Voice returns, this time with DIME instructor, Chris McCall, bringing her wealth of experience… Read more »

Your Song Short Course – October 12th

Songwriting can be a daunting concept – putting your feelings and stories out into the world, performing them on stage, or pitching them to another artist to record and perform can be an intimidating process. This course is designed to teach songwriters multiple methods of expressing their ideas through lyrics and melody, allowing them to… Read more »

JENA IRENE SIGNS TO ORIGINAL 1265

Internationally recognised singer-songwriter Jena Irene Ascuitto, better known as simply “Jena Irene” after a long run on the hit television show “American Idol”, has signed a long term record deal with DIME’s affiliate record label, Original 1265 Recordings. Jena Irene joins Detroit artists MPV and Charity, as well as British band Wildflowers on the 1265… Read more »