MSU Denver at DIME Individual Classes for Credit

Students unable to commit to full or part-time study with us are encouraged to audition and apply to take part in a number of individual classes designed to improve performance, songwriting, and entrepreneurial skills in music. These classes are available in Fall or Spring semesters, and some may be available in the summer.

Commercial Music Performance (Guitar, Bass, Drums, or Vocals)

Techniques and Improvisation I
Techniques and Improvisation II
Live Performance Workshop

Commercial Songwriting

Lyric Writing
Foundations of Songwriting I
Foundations of Songwriting II
Live Songwriting Workshop

Music Industry Studies

Repertoire and Hit Song Analysis
Domestic Music Market
Artist Discovery and Development

General Music Classes

Essential Music Theory Skills
Music Theory I

Students who wish to take one or more individual classes must still complete an audition and follow the steps listed on our How To Apply page.

For more information, please call us at (313) 223-1600, or fill out the form on the Apply/Contact page or email us directly at