School of Music Theatre & Dance
October 21, 2015
Students engage with the American South as they live the blues
Students in an interdisciplinary course on American roots music traveled throughout the South last spring, experiencing the sights, sounds and locales that form America’s blues heritage.
October 14, 2015
Global M-Prize music competition will award $100,000 grand prize
U-M has announced M-Prize, a new international chamber music 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
The Department of Theatre & Drama celebrates its centennial this year along with the 100th anniversary of the birth of distinguished playwright and U-M alumnus Arthur Miller.
September 28, 2015
U-M, N.Y. Philharmonic partner on artistic residency, halftime show
A partnership between the New York Philharmonic and the University Musical Society will kick off with the orchestra’s first residency in Ann Arbor Oct. 8-11.
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 with vastly improved facilities for music studies.
September 3, 2015
UMS, George Shirley to receive National Medal of Arts
The University Musical Society and George Shirley, professor emeritus at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, will each receive a 2014 National Medal of Arts.
July 22, 2015
Nearly $1M awarded in last call for smaller Third Century grants
The latest and final round of Third Century Initiative Quick Win/Discovery grants will distribute nearly $1 million among more than 20 projects.
April 13, 2015
Department of Theatre & Drama celebrating 100 years
The Department of Theatre & Drama at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance begins a yearlong 100th anniversary celebration this week.
March 19, 2015
U-M selects Sphinx Organization’s founder as dean of SMTD
Aaron Dworkin, an accomplished violinist recognized as a leader and advocate for diversity in the performing arts, has been named dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
January 12, 2015
School of Music
Eero Saarinen, who designed the School of Music, became ill and died before the school’s completion in 1964. Saarinen watched construction from his room in University Hospital. The building brought together school activities that had been spread over 13 buildings.
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