Michigan Muse Magazine

Spring 2020 – Commencement Edition Issue:
  • Johanna Kepler – 2020 Student Commencement Speaker
  • Jacob Ryan Smith – Albert Stanley Medal

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  1. 2021 Briggs Chamber Music Competition Winners Announced

    On Saturday, April 10, the 2021 Briggs Chamber Music Competition was held in Britton Recital Hall and McIntosh Theatre. The Briggs Competition was created in an ongoing effort to encourage the excellence of chamber music performance at SMTD and to provide performance opportunities for various ensembles. It is named in honor of its benefactors and…

  2. It’s Time! Register to Spend the Spring Semester with SMTD

    The School of Music, Theatre & Dance is offering courses during the spring semester in a variety of disciplines. These courses offer students the opportunity to continue their education in performance theory and practice through one-on-one mentorship, group discussion, project-based work, and remote instruction. Course registration is open now through May 4 online via Wolverine…

  3. Faculty Spotlight – Michael Gould

    Percussionist Michael Gould has traveled the world as a performer, teacher, and collaborator. He has had unique collaborations with engineers, material scientists, painters, poets, dancers, athletes, and business professionals. READ MORE

  4. Kirsten Docter posed with viola

    SMTD Welcomes Kirsten Docter in Fall 2021

    Kirsten Docter will join the School of Music, Theatre & Dance as a Visiting Associate Professor of Music in the Department of Strings during the 2021-22 academic year. “I am thrilled to be joining the highly esteemed School of Music, Theatre & Dance”, said Docter. “I look forward to working with the students in small…

  5. Alumna Hannah Baiardi gives us an in-depth look at her new album

    On March 22, alumna Hannah Baiardi (BFA ’18, jazz studies) released her new album Straight from the Soul. This is her second studio album after the release of her debut EP The Quietest Place. While at SMTD, Baiardi studied with Professor. Ellen Rowe, the late Geri Allen, and former faculty member Benny Green.  To take…