Posts Tagged: music

Alumni Spotlight: Andy Basiola (JTC Guitar)

We recently spoke with DIME ONLINE JTC Guitar Degree alum Andy Basiola on what he’s been up to since completing his studies! Andy Basiola – Pic by George Stergiou “It’s already been 1 year since my graduation from DIME ONLINE in the summer of 2018. It’s incredible how this experience gave me so much motivation… Read more »

SPECIAL OFFER: Free Skype Lessons

DIME ONLINE is pleased to be able to offer one free Skype lesson with either Martin Goulding (Head of Guitar) or Paul Elliott (Head of Drums) to the first five applicants* to each of its BA(Hons) Creative Music Performance degrees in guitar and drums! *To be eligible your application must be fully completed and approved by DIME… Read more »

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Allan (Drums)

Drummer Chris Allan completed our BA(Hons) Creative Music Performance degree in Drums in August of 2018, and has been keeping busy and doing some awesome things in the music industry! Here’s an update from Chris himself: “Since graduating from DIME ONLINE I have continued to promote myself as a brand and musician and grow my… Read more »

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 »

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 »

SAVE 10% ON THE JTC DEGREE – APPLY NOW!

If you would like any further information about this offer, or would like to get your application started right away, then please email our Recruitment & Admissions Manager – philipmarten@dime-online.org   Terms & Conditions Only applies to applicants starting their studies with DIME ONLINE on 4th June 2018 To be eligible the applicant must submit their… Read more »

Denny Ilett Knows What It Takes To Be A Top International Guitarist.

What is your role with DIME ONLINE? I have provided the lesson content for the Rhythm Studies module on the BA(Hons) Creative Music Performance – JTC guitar degree. Who were some of your influences as you progressed as a musician? My two biggest guitar heroes are Django Reinhardt and Jimi Hendrix; geniuses. How did you establish… Read more »