Posts Tagged: music industry studies

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 »

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 »

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 »

New Student Registration/Orientation at DIME Detroit! Thursday, January 11th

Congratulations to all of the students who passed their audition and were accepted to MSU Denver! We are very proud and can’t wait for you to begin working towards your future in music. Student Registration and Orientation will take place at DIME Detroit on Thursday, January 11th 2018 from 10:00am – 2:30pm. Meet your new classmates, understand… Read more »

DIME’s Student Show – December 7th

STUDENT SHOW – DECEMBER 7TH DIME’s Student Show happens only twice a year, but it’s always worth the wait. If you are curious about the programs here at DIME, this is your opportunity to see our amazing student bands and artists take the stage and show you what we’re all about! Join us to celebrate the… Read more »

Auditioning now for January 2018!

Are you interested in studying at DIME Detroit and earning your Bachelor of Arts in Music? We are now auditioning students that would like to start the MSU Denver at DIME program in January of 2018. Join a community of likeminded musicians, vocalists, songwriters, and music entrepreneurs. Study music you love, and get your degree!… Read more »

Short Courses at DIME Detroit!

Short Courses at DIME Detroit! Class is in session Wednesday nights from 7-9pm on October 11-November 15th RAISE YOUR VOICE Instructor: Katie Else Can you sing different musical styles with authenticity and authority? Each week of this short course will focus on vocal technique, allowing singers to take steps towards being a versatile professional, stretching outside of… Read more »