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Department of Strings

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The mission of the Department of Strings is to assist, guide, and encourage students in achieving the highest artistic and intellectual standard of which they are capable. Through individual instruction with a major artist-teacher, ensemble coaching, and musicianship classes, the faculty strives to promote understanding while simultaneously encouraging original, creative thought. By offering a variety of educational options, the faculty seeks to prepare students for career possibilities in traditional and emerging fields.

faculty

 

Stephen Shipps (Chair, violin)

Richard Aaron (cello)

Danielle Belen (violin)

Aaron Berofsky (violin)

Caroline Coade (viola)

Maximillian Dimoff (double bass)

Aaron Dworkin

 

Associated Faculty

Ranaan Meyer (double bass)

Stephen Molina (double bass)

Anthony D. Elliott (cello)

David Halen (violin)

Joan Raeburn Holland (harp)

Andrew W. Jennings (violin)

Yizhak Schotten (viola)

Kathryn Votapek (violin & chamber music)

 

 

 

Yoonshin Song (violin)

Enid Sutherland (baroque cello)

news

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2018 SMTD Concerto Competition Winners Announced

The winners performed violin, percussion, and piano works and will be scheduled to perform with an SMTD orchestra. more

events

SMTD logo for eventSecond Dissertation Recital: Rita Wang, violin

Wednesday, April 25 - 7:30pm
Earl V. Moore Building, Britton Recital Hall
Free - no tickets required
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SMTD logo for eventMasters Recital: Pedro Ricardo S√°nchez Mijares, cello

Thursday, April 26 - 5:00pm
Earl V. Moore Building, McIntosh Theatre
Free - no tickets required
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SMTD logo for eventSpecialist Recital: Hsuan Lee, viola

Thursday, April 26 - 7:30pm
Earl V. Moore Building, Britton Recital Hall
Free - no tickets required
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SMTD logo for eventMasters Recital: Reuben Kebede, violin

Thursday, April 26 - 7:30pm
Earl V. Moore Building, McIntosh Theatre
Free - no tickets required
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image for SMTD CommencementSMTD Commencement

Friday, April 27 - 4:00pm
Hill Auditorium,
Free - no tickets required
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image for M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition¬†

May 4 - 5
Earl V. Moore Building,
Free - no tickets required
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SMTD logo for eventGuest Recital: Yeonjin Kim, cello

Monday, May 7 - 6:00pm
Earl V. Moore Building, Britton Recital Hall
Free - no tickets required

University Orchestras and University Choirs at Hill Auditorium
Theresa Prokes and Amalia Giles performing with the Grad QuartetCody Takacs performing at Scholarship ShowcaseMaren Lawrence and Miriam Johnson, students of Professor Joan Raeburn HollandJarita Ng performing at CollageUniversity Symphony Orchestra cello sectionViolinist Renaudo Robinson in a University Philharmonia Concert

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U-M Photo Services

Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower

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