Posts Tagged: Guitar

We’re Hiring! Faculty Positions Opening at DIME for Spring 2019

DIME and MSU Denver are looking for talented, passionate professionals to join our faculty for the Spring 2019 semester! DIME is a music institute like no other – designed for serious musicians who desire a long-term, professional career in modern music. DIME’s programs are designed to build strong musical foundations that will lead to long and… Read more »

Rolling Stone: Alessia Cara performs with DIME students!

2018 Grammy-winning Best New Artist, singer/songwriter, Alessia Cara, visited DIME Detroit on October 5th to speak to students and talk about her highly-anticipated album, Growing Pains. Excitement ran high in The Underground as students and guests waited for the “Scars to Your Beautiful” and “Here” singer to arrive. The event kicked off with a screening of… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Julia Shuren (Songwriter)

Continuing with our build up to DIME’s first Live & Lyrical songwriting showcase, which is taking place this Friday, October 19th, we are putting the student spotlight on first-year songwriter, Julia Shuren! Since starting at DIME in August, Julia has quickly made a splash in the DIME community, accompanying Grammy-nominated artist Alessia Cara on the DIME stage, performing with other DIME students… Read more »

DIME Student Spotlight: Guitar Senior Chris Terry

DIME is excited to present its first ever Guitar and Bass Showcase, TONIGHT in our Underground venue. The event, which is sponsored by 89X, will feature performances from DIME Faculty Damon Warmack, Kris Kurzawa, Mo Hollis, Cory Allen, and Matt Callaway! DIME Detroit students will also hit the stage to showcase their talents! One of those students… Read more »

Guitar & Bass Showcase feat. Brad Russell!

Join us for our Guitar & Bass Showcase on March 28th! This show will feature DIME Faculty Damon Warmack, Kris Kurzawa, Mo Hollis, Cory Allen, and Matt Callaway. Also, DIME Detroit students will hit the stage to showcase their talents! Our special guest is Brad Russell! Born in Detroit, Brad Russell (aka Russo) was raised in a… Read more »

DIME Summer Sessions | June 25-29th

DIME Sessions RETURNS the week of June 25th, offering young musicians the opportunity to gain valuable experience practicing and performing with a band. Students will learn technical development on guitar, bass, drums, or vocals on a different song each day, all leading up to a final performance for friends and family on Friday afternoon! Students will… Read more »

10 Reasons DIME Detroit is the Right Choice for Music Students in 2018!

1: Masterclasses Learn from the best in the business. Legendary and experienced names in the music industry come to DIME to share their vast knowledge with our students. Guests who have visited DIME include George Clinton, Stevie Wonder’s band, and pictured below: Adele’s guitarist, Tim Van Der Kuil, 30 Seconds to Mars guitarist, Tomo Milicevic, Usher, and Above… Read more »

SAVE YOUR CASH! No Application Fee through March 31st

Are you interested in attending DIME this Fall? Apply now through March 31st and pay NO APPLICATION fee!  1.) Click here to begin MSU Denver’s online application. 2.) Under “Academic Program of Interest”, choose: Music – IDP, Detroit Inst. of Music Ed. 3.)  When prompted, enter the code “makeyourmark” to waive the $25 application fee. 4.) Set… Read more »

Brett Farkas Masterclass – Friday, Feb 16th

Originally from Detroit, MI, Brett Farkas is a Los Angeles based guitarist, bassist, frontman, songwriter, and music teacher. He has performed, toured and recorded with soul legend, Solomon Burke, songwriter, Aimee Mann, pop star, Rihanna, indie folk dudes, Lord Huron, and comedian/actress, Maya Rudolph’s Prince Tribute called, Princess, to name some. He has recorded film… Read more »