Faculty & Staff Profiles

Taria Mitchell

Admissions Office Coordinator

Taria Mitchell (she/her/hers) is the admissions office coordinator for the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. She collaborates with parents and prospective students through the admissions email correspondence, by phone, and in-person at SMTD. Mitchell also aids in undergraduate and graduate orientation, general admissions office support, audition day preparation, and graduate music student visas.

Mitchell graduated from SMTD in 2020 with a Master of Music in Vocal Performance and was a member of Dr. George Shirley’s voice studio. During her time as a student, she participated in many ensembles, including the University of Michigan Chamber Choir, Orpheus Singers, and was co-founder/assistant director of BlueNote Vocal Jazz Ensemble, while also working as a student in the Office of Admissions. Mitchell also completed a Bachelor of Music in Music Education Degree from Westminster Choir College in 2017 before teaching K-12 general music and choir for one year.

Mitchell is excited to continue demonstrating her commitment to her alma mater by supporting the next generation and assisting them with their academic pursuit. Go Blue!


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