Denver Team

  • HEAD OF INSTITUTE
    Helen Angove
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    Helen Angove - Head of Institute A performing arts educator with more than twenty years experience, Helen specializes in higher education and vocational training and her passion for music brought her to DIME where she advises on Quality Assurance, Student Engagement and Learning and Teaching Enhancement. Helen’s experience as an academic and practitioner has taken her from Trinity Laban via the...
  • Student Recruitment & Admissions Manager
    Claire Heywood
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    Claire Heywood - Student Recruitment & Admissions Manager A Denver-born vocalist, songwriter, and essayist, Claire Heywood joins DIME Denver as our Student Recruitment and Admissions Manager. She helps students select the right program and move through the audition and admissions process before they begin their contemporary music education journey. Claire earned her BA in English Composition from Colorado State University and has since managed strategic...
  • MSU Denver Campus Manager & Vocals
    Karen Kitterman
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    Karen Kitterman - MSU Denver Campus Manager & Vocals As a singing voice specialist, science enthusiast, classically trained pianist of 27 years, and a half-way decent banjo picker, Karen Kitterman is a unique addition to the DIME Faculty. Beginning her masters in commercial voice pedagogy at Shenandoah Conservatory, she later transferred to California State University to complete her masters. With...
  • TEAM ADMINISTRATOR AND RECORD LABEL COORDINATOR
    Rachel Iwata
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    Rachel Iwata - Team Administrator and Record Label Coordinator First impressions are important, which is why DIME Denver has Rachel Iwata as our Team Administrator, a role that requires Rachel to wear more hats than Pharrell Williams. She’s the go-to source for all things HR, including explaining employee benefits, handling staff contracts, overseeing office policies and procedures, and orchestrating our...