Monthly Archives: December 2020

Life-Long Learning

By DIME’s Head of Education, Mike Sturgis: Beginners mind  “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s, there are few.” – Shenryu Suzuki  When you think of Neil Peart and his contribution to music, you could arguably sum it up with one word: excellence. In fact, the pursuit of excellence is… Read more »

Positivity & Resilience in the Global Pandemic

DIME’s Head of Education, Mike Sturgis Writes: Prior to 2020, it was taken for granted that the majority of musicians, regardless of their chosen genre, create music with other musicians for the purpose of it being listened to and appreciated by other people, often with both performers and audience together in the same room or… Read more »