Posts Tagged: guitar degree

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 »

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: 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 »

DIME Detroit Open House: March 23rd 1-3pm

DIME Detroit’s Spring Open House is a great opportunity to meet our instructors, staff, students, and industry-professional faculty. We’ll have live performances as well as onsite admissions representatives to help you with your application and answer questions about our audition process. Throughout the coming weeks we’ll be announcing instructors as well as featured student performers… Read more »

Allen Stone Masterclass Recap!

1 2 3 4 5 Allen Stone Visits DIME Detroit! On November 29th, we had the pleasure of hosting a masterclass with R&B / soul artist, Allen Stone, who was in Detroit for a show at the Majestic Café the night before. Stone performed two songs acoustically for students and guests and participated in a Q&A with DIME’s… 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 »

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 »

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 »