EDUCATION

Sicko Scholarship at WSU

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We are pleased to announce that we will be working with Wayne State University’s Department of Communication’s Journalism program to administer a scholarship in Dan Sicko‘s name for the next three years. The first scholarship should be given out this spring. We have will have more details to share at our upcoming conference. In the […]

Call for Papers: Sound Conference III

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Detroit Sound Conference III Call for Papers 10 am – 8 pm October 15, 2016 Detroit, MI Keynote Speaker: Melvin Davis (pictured above) This event is free and open to the public. The Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the region’s sonic heritage, will host its 3rd annual conference […]

Dilla’s Delights in Paradise Valley

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Herman “Uncle Herm” Hayes, James “Dilla” Yancey‘s uncle, knows how to move forward without slipping into amnesia. We are honored to be a small part of his entrepreneurial efforts at Dilla’s Delights to create possibilities for his nephew’s daughters by lending him our Paradise Valley model from the Graystone International Jazz Museum Collection. The model […]

Update from our Visual Collections Intern

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I’m Sidne and I am one of the new graduate students working at the Detroit Sound Conservancy on the Graystone Collection. I am a graduate student at Wayne State University pursuing a master’s degree in English and in Library Science with the intent to one day complete a PhD in English. For one of my […]

Intern Call Winter 2016

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Positions The Detroit Sound Conservancy in Detroit, Michigan seeks highly motivated individuals who can work independently and as part of a team. This will be an approximately 10-15 hour per week unpaid internship for January through April 2016. The DSC Intern will work directly with the DSC’s Executive Director, and where appropriate the Director of […]

National Digital Stewardship Alliance Talk this Saturday

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Our Executive Director Carleton Gholz will be discussing digital audio preservation and cultural ethics in Detroit music for the Great Lakes THATCamp at Wayne State University this Saturday morning. The informal conference is presented by the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) and the Wayne State School of Library and Information Science. You can find more […]

Graystone Museum Exhibit at the Library

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The Detroit Sound Conservancy has set up an exhibit at the Detroit Public Library to honor the Graystone International Jazz Museum! I hadn’t heard of the GIJM or any of the history behind the place before helping out with the display. The museum was founded in 1974 by James Jenkins to fulfill an ongoing aspiration: to house […]

Activating the Graystone Ballroom Legacy

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The Detroit Sound Conservancy celebrates the memory of the Graystone International Jazz Museum with the help of the Detroit Historical Society DETROIT, MI — The Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC) is pleased to announce that it has been donated the artifacts of the former Graystone International Jazz Museum (GIJM) and will be accessing and activating the […]

Allied Media Conference 2015

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We are pleased to announce that we will be conducting a Detroit music tour as well as programming a dance party for Allied Media Conference at their annual conference June 18-21. The tour will feature our ally, promoter and activist, Adriel Thornton (Fresh Corp). You can register for the conference here. The DSC conducted a […]

DSC Inspires College Course on Detroit Music

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I am currently the Head of Education at the Detroit Institute of Education (DIME) but also a Lecturer at Oakland University. It was in that latter capacity that this past Fall I created, curated, and taught a class called “Detroit Music Heritage: Sounds of the City” in the Oakland University Honors College. The syllabus for […]