Monthly Archives: August 2018

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 »

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: Songwriting Tutor Audra Kubat

MORNING First thing in the morning I stretch my body and practice a short meditation. This helps me get ready to focus and get into the day with my mind ready. Then it is on to communication. Being a working artist is all about the hustle. I am constantly working on writing, performing, and promoting… 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 »