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December 1, 2015

Top strings program for young musicians moves to U-M

The School of Music, Theatre & Dance will be the new home of Center Stage Strings, one of the country's leading summer training programs for young string musicians aged 12 to 24.

Danielle Belen, associate professor of violin, who founded the summer camp in Three Rivers, Calif., in 2010, will continue as its artistic director.

October 21, 2015

Students engage with the American South as they live the blues

Student Adrian Koch shows off a souvenir from the South: one of those metal bottle openers, the kind that with one upward motion would snap a crimped metal cap off the top of a bottle of pop or, rather, coke, as soft drinks are called in that part of the country.

October 14, 2015

Global M-Prize music competition will award $100,000 grand prize

In a bid to identify and showcase the highest caliber of chamber music ensembles in the world, U-M has announced M-Prize, a new international competition that will present a grand prize of $100,000 — the largest award of any competition of its kind.

September 29, 2015

Department of Theatre & Drama celebrating its centennial

In 1915, the University of Michigan was the first university in the country to offer theater production classes for credit. That same year saw the birth of future U-M graduate Arthur Miller, who went on to be one of the nation's most distinguished playwrights.

September 28, 2015

Don’t Miss: Solve mysteries at ID Day

The Museum of Natural History’s annual ID Day connects the public to experts who can solve mysteries about artifacts they bring in for identification — from fossils and bones to arrowheads, shells, rocks and insects.

September 15, 2015

SMTD reopens Moore Building after renovation, expansion

Following a three-year, $29.5 million renovation and expansion, the Earl V. Moore Building on North Campus reopens this fall, providing students at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance a vastly improved facility for music studies.

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