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.
Professor Emeritus of Music Education
James O. Froseth is a leader in the study of teacher education, particularly in curriculum experimentation, and a specialist in quantitative research. His most recent efforts have been directed to the development of diagnostic tests and audio-visual computer assisted instructional programs designed to improve teacher training. He is the author of Individualized Instructor and the Comprehensive Music Instructor, two series of innovative texts for beginning instrumental music classes Several years of study and collaboration with leading performers and educators in the United States preceded publication of the series Introducing the Instruments, which features the use of photographs, sound recordings and skills checklists for parent and teacher. He is the author of MLR Visual Diagnosis Skills Program and co-authored of the MLR Instrumental Score Reading Program and Studies in Creative Musicianship.
U-M Photo Services