Posts Tagged: mike sturgis

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: 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 »