Posts Tagged: Songwriting

Short Courses begin Feb 20th!

DIME’s Short Courses are BACK! These classes begin on Feb 20th, and will meet on Tuesday nights from 7-9pm for 6 weeks. Get all the details and Register now for just $149! LYRICS AND LINES Instructor: Antea Shelton SINGING STYLES Instructor: Liz Gray HIP HOP SKILLZ Instructor: Mahogany Jones MUSIC MARKETING STRATEGIES Instructor: Drew Schultz

New Student Registration/Orientation at DIME Detroit! Thursday, January 11th

Congratulations to all of the students who passed their audition and were accepted to MSU Denver! We are very proud and can’t wait for you to begin working towards your future in music. Student Registration and Orientation will take place at DIME Detroit on Thursday, January 11th 2018 from 10:00am – 2:30pm. Meet your new classmates, understand… Read more »

Instructor Profile: Antea Shelton, Head of Songwriting

DIME has an amazing staff and faculty who are immersed in the music industry and teaching the next generation of musicians, songwriters, and music entrepreneurs here in downtown Detroit. We sat down with our Head of Songwriting, Antea Shelton, to ask her some questions about her career, and her experience teaching at DIME Detroit. What… Read more »

DIME’s Student Show – December 7th

STUDENT SHOW – DECEMBER 7TH DIME’s Student Show happens only twice a year, but it’s always worth the wait. If you are curious about the programs here at DIME, this is your opportunity to see our amazing student bands and artists take the stage and show you what we’re all about! Join us to celebrate the… Read more »

DIME Presents: Sounds of the City Wednesday, November 22nd at 6pm

November 22nd! FREE CONCERT DIME Presents: SOUNDS OF THE CITY! A night of student acoustic performances in the Underground. Don’t miss some of your favorite DIME musicians doing what they do best! Featuring the musicians! Ryan Anger Jeff Blair Aliva Combs & Andrew Huegli George Wilson Joshua Campbell Share! Attend! Tell your friends!

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 »

Adventures with Vultures – Junction EP OUT NOW!

  Support DIME Detroit songwriting student and Original 1265 recording artist, Adventures with Vultures. Check out his new Junction EP! Click here to listen now!  About ADVENTURES WITH VULTURES… A folk singer-songwriter evokes a certain image. Matt Sauter breaks that image. With his backward ball cap, knuckle tattoos, and knee-shredded shorts, the lone singer/songwriter behind Adventures with… 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 »