Posts Tagged: Songwriting

Instructor Spotlight: Antea Birchett (Songwriting)

DIME Detroit’s Live and Lyrical Songwriting Showcase is tomorrow! Today we are putting the spotlight on the Head of the Songwriting Department, Antea Birchett! In addition to teaching songwriting and vocals at DIME, Antea is one half of the duo Aplus. With her sister Anesha, Antea has written for artists such as Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez, Mary… 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 »

Live & Lyrical: Songwriting Showcase – Friday, October 19th

  This show will feature student and faculty performances of all original music & lyrics. The night will include a performance from songwriting instructor, Audra Kubat, and full lineup details will be announced soon! We are also very pleased to announce that current Artist in Residence, Thornetta Davis, as well as APLUS (which features DIME’s… Read more »

Fall Short Courses at DIME Detroit – October 9th

DIME SHORT COURSES RETURN! Beginning October 9th, the following classes meet Tuesday nights from 7-9pm for 6 weeks. Learn from the experience of our industry-professional faculty, connect with likeminded musicians, songwriters, and entrepreneurs in the Detroit area, and improve your skills on one of the courses below! FIND YOUR VOICE Each week of this short course… Read more »

DIME Detroit’s Songwriting Challenge: April 25th, 6-8pm

Join us on Wednesday, April 25th from 6-8pm for DIME Detroit’s 90-minute Songwriting Challenge! Work with our students and learn about writing to a deadline with the guidance of our instructors: Antea Shelton and Audra Kubat. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in joining DIME’s Songwriting program beginning Fall 2018. This event is… 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 »

Short Courses begin Feb 20th!

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED These classes begin on Feb 20th, and will meet on Tuesday nights from 7-9pm for 6 weeks. LYRICS AND LINES Instructor: Antea Shelton SINGING STYLES Instructor: Liz Gray HIP HOP SKILLZ Instructor: Mahogany Jones MUSIC MARKETING STRATEGIES Instructor: Drew Schultz This Class Has Ended. 

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 »

Instructor Profile: Antea Shelton, Head of Songwriting

DIME has an amazing staff and faculty who are immersed in the music industry and teaching the next generation of musicians, songwriters, and music entrepreneurs here in downtown Detroit. We sat down with our Head of Songwriting, Antea Shelton, to ask her some questions about her career, and her experience teaching at DIME Detroit. What… Read more »