Posts Tagged: bachelor’s degree

SPECIAL OFFER: Free Skype Lessons

DIME ONLINE is pleased to be able to offer one free Skype lesson with either Martin Goulding (Head of Guitar) or Paul Elliott (Head of Drums) to the first five applicants* to each of its BA(Hons) Creative Music Performance degrees in guitar and drums! *To be eligible your application must be fully completed and approved by DIME… Read more »

Blog: Mental Health in the Music Industry (Mike Sturgis: Head of Education)

This week DIME ONLINE has been celebrating Wellness Week. Each day, students have recieved an online bulletin packed with resources, articles, app reviews and advice on subjects from mindfulness and meditation, to nutrition and fitness. We’ve also quizzed our instructors and team for their words of wisdom on wellness topics from meal planning to the… Read more »

Student Story: Dalton Thomas (Drums)

DIME ONLINE offers flexible, affordable study options for students across the globe. Study wherever you are in the world! BA(Hons) courses in Creative Music Performance (specialising in JTC Guitar or Drums), Creative Songwriting, and Music Entrepreneurship begin on January 28th 2019! Start your application today. APPLY NOW! No time to study for a full-time degree? Check out our standalone modules! … Read more »

Student Story: Skyleigh Urrutia (Music Entrepreneurship)

We are happy to introduce Music Entrepreneurship student, Skyleigh Urriutia, based in Los Angeles, California!!  Where are you located in the world and what are you studying? I’m based in Los Angeles, California and I’m studying Music Entrepreneurship! What is your background? Mostly just a huge passion for live music and being surrounded by bands… Read more »

Artist Spotlight – Claudio Pietronik (JTC Guitar)

How did you get started as a musician? I started playing guitar at the age of 14, simply having fun with a random classical guitar that magically arrived at my house. After a few years, I started studying with a few teachers from my town and transcribing by ear everything I can. Who were some of… Read more »

JTC Artist Spotlight – John F Klaver

How did you get started as a musician? I studied jazz guitar at the Conservatory of Amsterdam and after graduating I started working professionally. Who were some of your influences as you progressed? Gary Moore, Robben Ford, Pat Martino, Oz Noy, Josh Smith, Warren Haynes, Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Mike Stern, John McLaughlin, Jesse van… Read more »

JTC Artist Spotlight – Luca Mantovanelli

How did you get started as a musician? My father is a musician and I lived around music ever since I was a little boy. I started playing drums when I was 10 years old and switched to guitar at 14 and it became my passion very quickly. I have never looked back! Who were… Read more »

Staff Spotlight: Head of Education, Mike Sturgis

RECORDING Mike has recently been recording with Beverley Knight and The Staks at Mark Knopfler’s British Grove Studios.  The record is being produced by Andy Wright  (who has also worked with Jeff Beck and Simple Minds).   Mike was also in Boston, at the Woolly Mammoth Studios with Dave Limina, who is the Assistant Chair of Piano Department at Berklee School of Music. You can… Read more »

Student Story: Welcome Nuru Mnjama – Creative Songwriting

What is your musical background? Before DIME ONLINE, I studied a BTEC Diploma in Music at Brookhouse International School in Nairobi. Why did you decide to apply for an online music degree? DIME ONLINE was attractive to me as it allows me to juggle school with trying to start my music career in Kenya. What… Read more »

What’s The Difference Between A UK & US Bachelor’s Degree?

The UK’s Higher Education system is respected throughout the world and holds 62 positions within the top 200 of The Times World University Rankings 2018, including the top two spots. When it comes to bachelor’s degrees, the main difference between the UK and USA is that the UK focuses solely on your specialism (or major)…. Read more »