Posts Tagged: music degree

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Student Spotlight: Dalton Thomas (Drums)

Don’t miss Dalton representing DIME Drum Department (3D) at Backbeat: A night of Drums on Wednesday, November 14th! The show will feature DIME students, alumni, and faculty performances, along with special guest, Buddy Brown, and giveaways from Evans, ProMark, and Sabian! RSVP here.   DIME Detroit offers programs in Commercial Music Performance (Guitar, Bass, Drums, and… Read more »

BACKBEAT: A Night of Drums – Wednesday, November 14

  Presented by DIME Drum Department (3D) and hosted by Rain Man, BACKBEAT: A Night of Drums will feature performances from DIME students, faculty, and alumni, as well as featured special guest: Buddy Brown! Drummers, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to learn more about DIME from the legendary 3D (DIME Drum Department) themselves!… 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 Detroit Open House – October 20th, 1-3pm

DIME Detroit’s Fall Open House is happening on Saturday, October 20th from 1-3pm! If you are interested in attending DIME to study Commercial Music Performance, Commercial Songwriting, or Music Industry Studies, our OPEN HOUSE is the best way to learn more about us. Speak with our staff, industry professional faculty, current students, and alumni directly about… Read more »

First Friday Open House! May 4th

Join us on Friday, May 4th for our first ever, FIRST FRIDAY OPEN HOUSE! We will have staff, faculty, and students in our acoustic space to talk about the MSU Denver at DIME degree programs in Commercial Music Performance, Commercial Songwriting, and Music Industry Studies. Of course, we will have live music in the underground… Read more »