Posts Tagged: dime

Instructor Spotlight: Carmen Woodruff (Vocals)

  1 2 3   In preparation for Night of Vocals: Collaborations we spoke with Carmen Woodruff, one of our newest voice instructors! Carmen discussed her life before she joined us and how music has played an integral role. Check out our conversation below and come to the show Friday, April 19th starting at 7pm in The… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Donnie Clark (Guitar)

We asked year 3 guitarist, Donnie Clark, to answer a few questions for us as we gear up for DON’T TURN DOWN: Guitar & Bass Show this Wednesday, February 27th at 7pm! What is your background in music and education? When did you start studying at DIME Detroit? My father influenced me to start playing guitar when… Read more »

Instructor Spotlight: Kris Kurzawa (Head of Guitar)

As we gear up for our Guitar and Bass Show, DON’T TURN DOWN, on Wednesday, February 27th, we wanted to catch up with our Head of Guitar: Kris Kurzawa, to answer a few questions about his career and his experiences teaching here at DIME! What inspired you to start a career in music? Being in… Read more »

DON’T TURN DOWN: Guitar & Bass Department Show

Featuring student and faculty performances from our guitar and bass departments, including Kris Kurzawa, Matt Callaway, Cory Allen, and Brad Russell, and sponsored by D’Addario,  DON’T TURN DOWN is sure to GET LOUD! We are also excited to announce our very special guest, DIME’s 2018/19 Artist in Residence, Kern Brantley! Kern has played over 2000 live shows, 20+… Read more »

New Merch + Hoodie Giveaway!

Just in time for the holidays – DIME has new merch! A cozy “Make Music Your Life” hoodie, a super-stylish Carhartt beanie, and our new “Make Music Your Life” T-Shirt design. Browse the items on our webstore here: Also, we are GIVING AWAY a hoodie, and the lucky winner will be announced on Friday, December… Read more »

DIME Detroit’s Student Show!

Don’t miss DIME Detroit’s Student show on Friday, December 14th at The Underground @ DIME! Our students have prepared a selection of original and cover songs to perform for friends, family, and guests. If you are interested in learning more about what we have to offer at DIME, this event is a MUST SEE! Friday,… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Dalton Thomas (Drums)

    DIME Detroit offers programs in Commercial Music Performance (Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Vocals), Commerical Songwriting, and Music Industry Studies. In partnership with Metropolitan State University of Denver, students at DIME Detroit can earn a Bachelor of Arts in Music on our innovative program. Our next semester starts on January 22, 2019! Find out more about all of… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Year 3 Music Industry Studies Student: Alex Murphy

  We recently sat down with Year 3 Music Industry Studies student Alex Murphy to talk about his internships at multiple media entertainment companies including The Fillmore, JSB Squad Productions and Assemble Sound. How has DIME prepared you for your professional journey through the music industry? The biggest thing is to just be able to… Read more »

Ghost-Note Masterclass at The Underground at DIME! Friday, October 12th 5pm-6:30pm

Ghost-Note Masterclass! Friday, October 12th 5pm-6:30pm Headed by Snarky Puppy’s Multi-Grammy-Winning percussion duo of Robert “Sput” Searight and Nate Werth. Ghost-Note is an explosion of sound. With an expansive roster of next-level musicians-representing members of Prince, Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu, Herbie Hancok, Kendrick Lamar, Marcus Miller, Tolo, Justin Timberlake and more-the band is pushing funk… Read more »