Posts Tagged: dime detroit

Student Spotlight: Year 3 Songwriting Student George Wilson

As a Junior in the Commercial Songwriting Department, George Wilson is over halfway done with his degree, and we couldn’t be more excited to see what the future holds for him. We got the chance to ask George a few questions leading into this week’s Live & Lyrical Songwriter Showcase. What is your background and music… Read more »

Detroit Success Stories: The Crofoot, Fusion Shows – Friday, March 8th

Join us Friday, March 8th for a Masterclass from Dan McGowan and Nate Dorough! Dan and Nate have spent decades at the forefront of this region’s live music scene, booking and promoting shows at club, theatre, and festival level. Their passion, vision, and DIY philosophy has enabled them to create one of the most forward-thinking… 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 »

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 »

Paul Riser Masterclass: Friday, February 8th

Paul Riser needs no introduction… but we’ll do it anyway! He has written and arranged songs for some of the biggest names in the business: Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Luther Vandross, Joss Stone, Kylie Minogue, Marvin Gaye, Carly Simon, Bill Withers, The Temptations, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Kem, Raphael Saadiq, The… 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 »

Allen Stone Masterclass & Ticket Giveaway

Soul /R&B artist Allen Stone will join students and guests at DIME Detroit on Thursday November 29th for a masterclass at 12:45pm!   Allen Stone proves himself deeply devoted to making uncompromisingly soulful music that transcends all pop convention. His vocals and melodic style show the clear influence of classic soul and R&B of the 1960s… Read more »

Instructor Spotlight: Eric “Rain Man” Gaston (Drums)

DIME’s Night of Drums “BackBeat” is happening TODAY at the Underground at DIME, featuring faculty, alumni and student performances, and special guests. We sat down with Head of the Drum Department, Eric “Rain Man” Gaston to talk about what inspires him, his teaching at DIME and what’s made him proudest as an instructor. What inspired you to… Read more »