The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance educates the artists, scholars, educators and entrepreneurs of the future. Students are prepared with expert skills, instilled with passionate enthusiasm, and emboldened to challenge and inspire the world through the power of the performing arts.
After spending their summers working for top performing arts organizations, four undergraduates help promote their host organization's performances in Ann Arbor.
SMTD has partnered with the Gershwin family to bring the music of George and Ira Gershwin to students, scholars, performers and audiences across campus and worldwide.
Winds & Percussion Degree Programs
The repertoire requirement for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in clarinet performance must be satisfied prior to admission to candidacy except where individual works or specific repertoire categories will be covered in the dissertation recitals. The requirement shall include an extensive selection of the important repertoire in the following categories: solo, sonata, concerto, chamber music, and orchestral excerpts. The repertoire performed should include not only the standard literature but also lesser known compositions from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as well as twentieth-century repertoire requiring the use of contemporary techniques. A list of this repertoire must be submitted for approval at the preliminary examination in performance. The student must give substantive evidence validating repertoire covered prior to enrollment in the Graduate School.
Concertos: twelve, including four from the eighteenth century, four from the nineteenth century, and four from the twentieth century
Sonatas: sixteen, including four from the eighteenth century, four from the nineteenth century, and eight from the twentieth century
Thirty other solos, unaccompanied or with piano or tape
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