It’s 2015 and the Titanic that is our higher education system is about to hit the iceberg. While the impending collision has been well-known for quite some time, only recently have students and parents begun asking the important question, “What is the return on investment of my education?”
Winners receive prizes at local high schools
GROOVE U Helps Pals Chrysalis Health Company Participants Take Lyrics From Pen and Paper to the Recording Studio.
NBC entertainment reporter Monica Day speaks with GROOVE U Founder/Director Dwight D. Heckelman and last year's Instaband winner, Underground Magic, about the 2015 Instaband Central Ohio High School Battle of the Bands.
Instaband is back! That’s right, GROOVE U is gearing up for its 3rd annual Instaband competition — Central Ohio’s premier high school battle of the bands.
“The Mixer” Features Campus Visit, EP Release Party, Networking Event & Homecoming Dance.
With a two year, full-time course load, two internships, two trips to South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference & Festival, one record label and countless community projects, GROOVE U’s inaugural class is well poised to launch their careers in the music industry.
Groove U’s Central Location Paired With Columbus’ Flourishing Music Scene Provides Opportunity for Students Across Midwest
Luke Harris exuded an almost neighborly geniality prior to kicking off a recent performance at GROOVE U, a music industry trade school housed in the former Fifth Avenue Alternative Elementary School in Victorian Village, joking with attendees and cracking a wide, easy smile.
Dwight Heckelman couldn’t find the music school he’d wanted to attend, so he opened one in Columbus.
This spring marks the final term for the inaugural class of students who began GROOVE U’s revolutionary music industry career program in the fall of 2012. So when it came time to select a senior “finale” project, it had to be epic.
A one-of-a-kind school is making noise locally, specializing in teaching students how the music industry works, and how to start a career in the competitive field.
High-school musicians from central Ohio are invited to enter the second annual Instaband competition, sponsored by the Columbus music-career program GROOVE U.
WOSU All Sides Weekend host Eric French discusses GROOVE U with our Founder/Director, Dwight D. Heckelman.
Groove U is a pioneering concept: a music industry trade school with a curriculum adapted to the music industry as it actually exists today.
The dust has settled from the March 1, 2013 Instaband high school battle of the bands competition, but winning band A F(r)iend in Me, has been hard at work ever since.
Two years ago, Sam Gwin was wide awake at 7 a.m., the day of student orientation at Ohio State, and he wasn’t sure he wanted to go.
Earlier this year, The Beat served as a judge for one of three semifinal rounds of Groove U’s Instaband Battle of the Bands.
GROOVE U students had the experience of a lifetime at the 27th annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference and Festival earlier this month.
Friday, March 1, was a cold, blustery night, but that didn’t stop the top ten high school bands in central Ohio from heating up the stage at GROOVE U’s Instaband finale.