SMTD is a leader in performing arts research, with academic programs and research projects—often highly interdisciplinary, through collaborations with departments and program from across the university—that put us in the forefront of performing arts scholarship.


American Music Institute (AMI)
Gershwin Initiative
Michigan Musical Heritage Project (MMHP)
Music of the United States of America (MUSA)
Renaissance Liturgical Imprints: A Census (RELICS)
Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments
University of Michigan Music Library