GROOVE U is a revolutionary two-year music business career program located in Columbus, Ohio. Led by 20-year music industry veteran Dwight Heckelman, GROOVE U focuses on a career-centered approach to learning developed by active industry professionals. The guiding philosophy of the program is that the music industry is creatively engaged, apprenticeship-based and relationship-driven. The full-time program offers small, personalized classes with both a broad, solid foundation and specialized areas of study in: live music, production, business, video and interactive. The school officially opened its brand new 30,000-square foot campus in September 2012.