Posts Tagged: vocals

Allen Stone Masterclass & Ticket Giveaway

Soul /R&B artist Allen Stone will join students and guests at DIME Detroit on Thursday November 29th for a masterclass at 12:45pm!   Allen Stone proves himself deeply devoted to making uncompromisingly soulful music that transcends all pop convention. His vocals and melodic style show the clear influence of classic soul and R&B of the 1960s… 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 »

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 »

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 Summer Sessions | June 25-29th

DIME Sessions RETURNS the week of June 25th, offering young musicians the opportunity to gain valuable experience practicing and performing with a band. Students will learn technical development on guitar, bass, drums, or vocals on a different song each day, all leading up to a final performance for friends and family on Friday afternoon! Students will… 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 »

Instructor Profile: Liz Gray, Vocals

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 one of our vocals instructors, Liz Gray, to ask her some questions about her career, and her experience teaching at DIME Detroit…. Read more »