School of Music Theatre & Dance

  1. 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. 

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.