Posts Tagged: music degree

Blog: Arrangers (Mike Sturgis: Head of Education)

It could be argued that the unsung hero of any successful musical performance is the person (or persons) who have arranged the music. No matter how good a song or the performance is, its arrangement is critical to the listener fully connecting with it. With some bands, an arrangement is often a collaborative process, requiring… Read more »

Alumni Spotlight: Emanuele Marchetti (Drums)

We recently caught up with DIME ONLINE alumnus and drummer Emanuele “EMC” Marchetti on what he’s been up to since graduating in December of 2018! “I have been involved in several different projects and gigs since graduating with DIME ONLINE. Lots of them are regular shows with my pop/rock cover trio Monkhouse, doing pub gigs… Read more »

Blog: Life Lessons From Legends (Mike Sturgis: Head of Education)

Aging is unavoidable. And when I say this, I don’t just mean the chronological passing of time relative to our own existence.  I mean the physical and mental changes that occur as we age; changes to our cognition, health, looks, strength, perspective, etc. It’s these changes (specifically those perceived as deterioration) that we can find… 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: 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 »

Learn about DIME Online’s Virtual Learning Environment: Canvas

DIME Online offers music students the opportunity to learn from industry professionals and earn their degree entirely online. Learn more about how this program is delivered through our virtual learning environment, Canvas, below:   DIME ONLINE offers flexible, affordable study options for students across the globe. Study wherever you are in the world! BA(Hons) courses in… Read more »

Graduate Story: Neil Schoeman – JTC Guitar

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 »

JTC Artist Spotlight – Luca Mantovanelli

How did you get started as a musician? My father is a musician and I lived around music ever since I was a little boy. I started playing drums when I was 10 years old and switched to guitar at 14 and it became my passion very quickly. I have never looked back! Who were… Read more »