Posts Tagged: Music Education

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 »

Student Story: Andy Solomon, JTC Guitar

My musical journey began in the 1980s when I heard Dire Straits’ track ‘Money for Nothing’. That intro riff really excited me, it just sounded so cool – I knew I had to learn that thing they called guitar! After this, I bought my first ever album, ‘Live Magic’ by Queen,  which inspired me even… Read more »

A Day in the Life: Guitar Tutor Jon Bishop

  MORNING Up and at them! An early start is part of my usual routine. A cup of coffee and a slice of toast and it’s time to make the journey down the path to my home studio which is located in a converted double garage at the bottom of the garden. I enjoy delivering… Read more »

Student Story: Welcome Budimir Štivičić – Drums

What is your musical background? I’ve studied music, musicology, jazz performance and arranging before this course. I already have a BA (Hons) in Humanities with Music degree from the Open University, and I’ve played drums for about 20 years now. Why did you decide to apply for an online music degree? It allows me to… Read more »

Student Story: Pranayam Aquino – Student Representative, Drums

Welcome, Pranayam! Tell us a bit about yourself. Hi, my name is Pranayam and I am a drummer from Manila. I currently live in Shanghai, China and I am enrolled in the BA (Hons) Creative Music Performance (Drums). I started the course in January 2018. What is your musical background? I started playing the drums when I… Read more »

A Day in the Life: Learning Technologist, Tristan Seume

MORNING My main role with DIME ONLINE is to manage the virtual learning environment, Canvas, making sure the students and tutors have everything they need. There’s always plenty to do, whether it’s editing course notes, setting up assignments or just making sure things are functioning as they should. That said I usually find it’s best to… 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 »