1. Violinist Fabiola Kim to join SMTD Faculty in Fall 2020

    The 2020-21 academic year will bring the arrival of celebrated violinist and pedagogue Fabiola Kim to the Department of Strings faculty as an assistant professor of music (violin). “I am beyond excited and incredibly honored to join the SMTD family at the University of Michigan,” said Kim. “I look forward to working with the esteemed faculty and…

  2. 2020 SMTD Concerto Competition Winners Announced

    The 2020 School of Music, Theatre & Dance Concerto Competition winners have been announced.

  3. UMS Announces the 2019-20 Cohort of 21St Century Artist Interns

    The University Musical Society (UMS) and the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) EXCEL Lab are proud to announce the 2019-20 cohort of 21st Century Artist Interns. These five students, all SMTD undergraduates, will spend the summer working with a professional dance, theater, or music ensemble that UMS will present during the 2019-20…

  4. The Chamber Music Sandbox

    Long a core component of SMTD’s music curriculum, chamber music has lately taken center stage as the place where innovation and career development come to thrive. “Chamber music offers us the opportunity to play and explore in our very own new music sandbox, where the possibilities are endless and the process is full of joy,…

  5. Actress and activist Christine Lahti (BA ’72, theatre) delivers the 2019 SMTD commencement address

    View a video of her speech here. Content warning: this speech contains adult language.