Posts Tagged: dime detroit

DIME Detroit Summer Program: June 24th – 28th

Our summer programs are for ages 12-18 with some experience necessary. Students learn a song each day on guitar, bass, drums, or vocals, and then perform for friends and family at our venue! June 24th-28th 2019 10am – 4pm each day   For more information or to register, visit our Summer Programs page.   

Detroit Electronic Music Camp (DEMC) May 19th – 25th

Workshops every afternoon & evening featuring DJs and electronic music professionals – Free entry (Submerge/DIME) The DEMC (Detroit Electronic Music Camp) is a week long series of comprehensive DJ and electronic music workshops with master classes hosted by Spin Inc. DJ School, in collaboration with The Loft Music Academy DJ School (Chile), and DIME -… Read more »

DIME Student Show: Friday, May 17th

It’s that time of year again!  Our students work hard throughout the school year to hone their craft, learning cover songs and writing original music along the way. Check out current student and alumni drummers, bassists, guitarists, vocalists, songwriters, and music entrepreneurs as they put on our biggest show of the year in The Underground @ DIME! … Read more »

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 »

D’Addario Live Presents Plini & Mestis Masterclass

On Tuesday, April 9th, D’Addario Live and DIME held a masterclass with Plini, who was named the best prog guitarist of 2017 by Music Radar, and Mestis – which is fronted by Javier Reyes of Animals as Leaders. The groups discussed their songwriting process, gear, and creative influences, and performed original material for DIME students and… Read more »

DIME featured in Billboard’s Top Music Business Schools 2019

We are happy to announce that Billboard has featured DIME in their list of Top Music Business Schools of 2019! Highlighting our directors, Kevin Nixon and Sarah Clayman, as well as our Head of Songwriting, Antea Birchett, who co-wrote “Gone Away” on the self-titled debut album from H.E.R., which won the Grammy Award for R&B… Read more »

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 »