Posts Tagged: Falmouth University

Blog: Groove, Pocket, and Feel (Mike Sturgis: Head of Education)

Mike Sturgis in the studio with The Staks Band http://www.dannyclifford.com/blog/2018/7/11/the-amazing-staks-band The vernacular of a musician (or those discussing music) is sometimes a bit mysterious, weird, comedic or just generally inaccessible to the ‘layman’. On one hand, there are terms like accelerando or many others that are part of widely accepted musical lexicon that have clear,… Read more »

Blog: Thinking and Intuition (Mike Sturgis: Head of Education)

One of the things that constantly inspires me as I work in the UK Higher Education sector is remembering my own student experience at the University of Miami, which is now unbelievably (to me, anyway) over 30 years ago. Even though so many years have passed, I still feel the benefits of my time there…. 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 »

Blog: A Music Degree – Really? (Mike Sturgis: Head of Education)

Written By: Mike Sturgis (Head of Education, DIME Online) Are music degrees worth the time, effort and money? It’s a big question that there is no definitive answer for but certainly provides a big platform for discussion and debate. For me, undertaking a music degree was no less of a conundrum when I was studying… 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 »

Student Story: Emanuele Marchetti – BA(Hons) Creative Music Performance – Drums

  BA(Hons) courses in Guitar, Drums, Songwriting, and Music Entrepreneurship begin in September 2018! Start your application today. APPLY NOW! No time to study for a full-time degree? Check out our standalone modules!  STANDALONE MODULES Interested in finding out more about DIME ONLINE? Email info@dime-online.org or check out the homepage: www.dime-online.org You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. .

Student Story: Andy Basiola, JTC Guitar Degree Graduate

Check out his story here: BA(Hons) courses in Guitar, Drums, Songwriting, and Music Entrepreneurship begin in September 2018! Start your application today. APPLY NOW! No time to study for a full-time degree? Check out our standalone modules!  STANDALONE MODULES Interested in finding out more about DIME ONLINE? Email info@dime-online.org or check out the homepage: www.dime-online.org You can also find us… 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 »