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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. Nicholas Walker joins SMTD in Fall 2021

    Nicholas Walker will join the School of Music, Theatre & Dance as a Visiting Professor of Music (double bass) during the 2021-22 academic year. “I am delighted to join the U-M SMTD community as a Visiting Professor of Music beginning in the Fall of 2021,” said Walker. “I have admired the scope and depth of…

  3. Matt Albert in the woods.

    Faculty Spotlight – Matt Albert

    Assistant Professor and Chair of Chamber Music Matt Albert is an active performer, a champion of new music, and a dedicated teacher. Read more

  4. Elisha Willinger, clarinet, Jillian Kouzel, oboe, Allison Nicotera, bassoon, Kathryn Marks, horn, and Jordan Smith, flute

    Argo Winds

    Argo Winds

    Argo Winds began rehearsing together in the Fall of 2019 as a reading group to help members prepare for their various preliminary exams as doctoral students at the University of Michigan. Since the start of the pandemic, the group has looked for other opportunities to perform and create music. Read more

  5. Converge Quartet -standing with their instruments in front of a sunset, left to right, Hanna Rumora, cello, Ryan McDonald, viola, Malhar Kute, violin, and Megan Rohrer, violin.

    Converge Quartet

    Converge Quartet

    The Converge Quartet is an Ann Arbor based string quartet dedicated to studying and performing works by University of Michigan student composers. Read more