Monthly Archives: October 2017

DIME Joins Association For Popular Music Education

DIME is proud to announce that it recently became a member of APME (Association for Popular Music Education).  The mission of the Association for Popular Music Education (APME) is to promote and advance popular music at all levels of education both in the classroom and beyond.  DIME very much enjoyed presenting at this year’s conference in Denver, and meeting like-minded… Read more »

Wise Words From Jan Cyrka – Composer, Artist & JTC Degree Co-Founder.

Jan Cyrka is probably best known for three solo albums full of meaty guitar playing: ‘Beyond the Common Ground’, ‘Spirit’ and ‘Prickly Pear’. However, Jan’s career began in the 1980s when he was guitarist-in-chief with cartoon biker band Zodiac Mindwarp and the Love Reaction, supporting Guns n’ Roses on extensive tours of the US and… Read more »

Adventures with Vultures – Junction EP OUT NOW!

Support DIME Detroit songwriting student and Original 1265 recording artist, Adventures with Vultures. Check out his new Junction EP! Click here to listen now!                   A folk singer-songwriter evokes a certain image. Matt Sauter breaks that image. With his backward ball cap, knuckle tattoos, and knee-shredded shorts,… Read more »

International Council For Open And Distance Education

  We are delighted to announce that DIME ONLINE has become a member of the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) which is the leading global membership organisation for open, distance, flexible and online education, including e-learning. This membership will enable DIME ONLINE to develop mutually beneficial partnerships with fellow education institutions, networks… Read more »

Student Story – Aman Hassan – JTC Degree Graduate

  I am Aman Hassan, and I was part of the first graduating class of DIME ONLINE’s JTC Degree. I grew up listening to a lot of Eastern/Western classical music, so from an early age there was a lot of music that was heard in my house and I absolutely loved all the different sounds… Read more »