Posts Tagged: Students

Student Spotlight: Year 3 Songwriting Student George Wilson

As a Junior in the Commercial Songwriting Department, George Wilson is over halfway done with his degree, and we couldn’t be more excited to see what the future holds for him. We got the chance to ask George a few questions leading into this week’s Live & Lyrical Songwriter Showcase. What is your background and music… 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 »

DIME WELLNESS WEEK KICKS OFF TODAY!

        Following our first ever Wellness Week in Fall 2017, we are excited to kick off a week-long program of events, activities and workshops at DIME! As in our previous Wellness Week, the focus is on the importance of looking after mental and physical health, and the promotion of positive self-care practices…. Read more »

Student Stories: The Importance of Networking

A post from Kiara Jackson, 3rd year Music Entrepreneurship student If you want to be successful, networking is the name of the game. The more connections you have, the more opportunities will begin to come your way. This is something that I have learned while being a student at DIME. Since day one of classes,… Read more »

Why choose DIME Detroit over a traditional music college experience?

Why choose DIME Detroit over a traditional music college experience?   Dalton Sitzler was set to attend the prestigious school of music at Belmont University in Nashville after his high school graduation – at least until he learned about and was accepted to DIME Detroit. “DIME was a game-changer,” said Dalton, a drummer. “I couldn’t turn… Read more »

5 pieces of advice to parents of DIME students

5 pieces of advice to parents of DIME students Lea Wiercioch and Steven Showers once stood in the position that parents of prospective students at the Detroit Institute of Music Education now do, wondering what to expect from the one-of-a-kind specialty college. As parents of students who will be part of DIME’s first graduating class,… Read more »

What attracted me to DIME Detroit?

What attracted me to DIME Detroit? It took Ali Wiercioch one day to know that her education and her future started at DIME Detroit. “I could just tell there was nothing else like the people here, their passion and their excitement,” said Ali, an aspiring vocalist and songwriter. “I saw that they cared about everyone… Read more »