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  1. SMTD Professors Daugherty and Gramley Receive GRAMMY Nominations

    Two University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) faculty members have been nominated for multiple GRAMMY® Awards. A new album of music by Michael Daugherty (composition), Tales of Hemingway on the Naxos label, has been nominated for three awards. Recorded with the Nashville Symphony conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero, the album’s title work, Tales of Hemingway…

  2. SMTD’s Giving Blueday Gets a $12K Jumpstart From Aaron and Afa Dworkin

    On November 29, 2016, the University of Michigan will hold its third annual Giving Blueday, a 24-hour day of giving, scheduled on Giving Tuesday-a global day of giving following Thanksgiving weekend. For the second year in a row, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) is focusing its Giving Blueday efforts on raising funds…

  3. 2017 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition: Accepting Applications

    The University of Michigan’s second annual M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, officially the largest competition of its kind thanks to the number of applicants and the unprecedented grand prize of $100,000, is now accepting applications for the 2017 competition, with a deadline of February, 1, 2017.  The event takes place May 1-4, 2017 at the U-M…

  4. New gift establishes Robertson Emeritus Professorship in Musical Theatre

    Sandy (BBA ’53, MBA ’54, HLLD ’15) and Jeanne Robertson of San Francisco, California, have made a gift in the amount of $1.59 million to the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) to create and support the Robertson Emeritus Professorship in Musical Theatre. The Robertsons made the gift in honor of…

  5. The India Program is Music to Their Ears

    By Mandira Banerjee When nine U-M students began their journey to India with Professor Stephen Rush in July, they thought they were going to learn about Indian classical music. But when they returned to campus one month later, they also brought vast new knowledge about themselves and each other. Practicing yoga, interacting with a different…