Posts Tagged: Music Education

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: Mental Health in the Music Industry (Mike Sturgis: Head of Education)

This week DIME ONLINE has been celebrating Wellness Week. Each day, students have recieved an online bulletin packed with resources, articles, app reviews and advice on subjects from mindfulness and meditation, to nutrition and fitness. We’ve also quizzed our instructors and team for their words of wisdom on wellness topics from meal planning to the… Read more »

Student Story: Dalton Thomas (Drums)

DIME ONLINE offers flexible, affordable study options for students across the globe. Study wherever you are in the world! BA(Hons) courses in Creative Music Performance (specialising in JTC Guitar or Drums), Creative Songwriting, and Music Entrepreneurship begin on January 28th 2019! Start your application today. APPLY NOW! No time to study for a full-time degree? Check out our standalone modules! … 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: Guitar Tutor Jon Bishop

  MORNING Up and at them! An early start is part of my usual routine. A cup of coffee and a slice of toast and it’s time to make the journey down the path to my home studio which is located in a converted double garage at the bottom of the garden. I enjoy delivering… 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 »