Team

  • Karl Middleton
    Head Of Institute
    Karl Middleton
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    Trading in his zeds for z's, Karl has left his seaside dwelling of Brighton, England, for the soulful streets of Detroit, MI.
  • Paul Schauert Head Of Education
    Head Of Education
    Paul Schauert
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    Since 2003, Dr. Schauert has held a drum stick in one hand and a tweed jacket in the other; he’s taught university courses on African music, history of rock, global jazz, African American music, popular music, protest music, world music, and Detroit music.
  • DeAnna Johnson Vocals
    MSU Denver Campus Manager
    Deanna Johnson
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    As the MSU Denver Campus Manager for DIME Detroit, Deanna will be the connection point for our students and faculty at the downtown Detroit campus to our accrediting university in Colorado.
  • Helen Angove Head Of Learner Experience
    Head of Development and Partnerships
    Helen Angove
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    A performing arts educator with more than twenty years experience, Helen specializes in higher education and vocational training and her passion for music brought her to DIME.
  • Jess Hamlin Learner Experience Administrator
    Head of Student Services and Learner Experience
    Jess Hamlin
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    Jess is the mastermind behind the student experience for both DIME ONLINE and DIME DETROIT. Jess works with students by offering one-to-one pastoral support on assessment, exams, and progression.
  • Head of Recruitment and Admissions
    Elise McCoy
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    Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and alt-rock aficionado, Elise displays the exact balance of humility, professionalism, and talent that DIME students should aspire to, making her the ideal Student Liaison.
  • Drew Schultz Drums
    Recruitment and Admissions Assistant
    Drew Schultz
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    We liked Drew so much, we had to bring him on full-time! This drum aficionado is helping out Elise with recruitment.
  • Michelle Jay Head of Finance
    Head Of Finance
    Michelle Jay
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    It takes a while before struggling musicians can become spendthrift Grammy-winners. Until then, there’s Michelle Jay, who oversees the school’s finances and advises students through their financial queries.
  • Brittany Morris Team Administrator
    Team Administrator
    Brittany Linville
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    If someone at DIME shouts “all aboard,” it’s Brittany Linville. As Team Administrator, Ms. Linville wears several hats.
  • LABEL MANAGER
    Sabrina Underwood
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    It all started with a listen to the "Prince" album at age 7. Sabrina Underwood fell in love with the music that played on the record player and knew then that she wanted to work in the music business!
  • RECEPTIONIST
    Allye Gaietto
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    Hailing from the shores of Lake Michigan, Allye Gaietto has traded in sand dunes for cityscapes in the Motor City.