1. Remembering Revelli, A Reflection by Paul R. Lehman

    SMTD is pleased to share this reflection on William D. Revelli written by Professor Emeritus Paul R. Lehman (MM ’59, wind instruments, PhD ’62, music education). Until his retirement in 1996, Lehman served as the senior associate dean of SMTD. He is a member of the Music Educators Hall of Fame and an honorary life member…

  2. Prof. Timothy Cheek gives us an in-depth look at UMSO’s new CD

    On June 25, Naxos released a new album Waving Farewell featuring the works of Vítězslava Kaprálová and recorded by the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra (UMSO), under conductor Professor Kenneth Kiesler as part of U-M’s Kaprálová Festival. The album features tenor Nicholas Phan (BM ’01, voice) and SMTD Professor Amy I-Lin Cheng (piano). The UMSO recorded the album…

  3. Monica and Eiki Isomura

    Alumni Spotlight – Eiki & Monica Isomura

    Monica (MM ’10 voice) and Eiki (DMA ’12 orchestral conducting, BMA ’04 music theory) Isomura met at SMTD.  They live in Houston where Eiki is the artistic director of Opera in the Heights and Monica has a successful private voice studio. Read more

  4. Adam Glaser conducting

    Spotlight on Alumni – Adam Glaser

    Every Halloween concert since 1997 has opened with Adam Glaser’s (MM ’98, MBA ’02) “March of the Little Goblins.” Learn more about the composer of this Ann Arbor favorite.

  5. UMSO students and Prof. Kenneth Kiesler playing onstage at Hill Auditorium

    University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra Performs New Edition of Appalachian Spring in Program of American Music

    The GRAMMY-winning University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra (USO) will unveil the new performing edition of Aaron Copland’s original ballet score of Appalachian Spring on October 20 at 8 p.m. EDT via livestream performance from Michigan’s famed Hill Auditorium. The performance will be conducted by its music director and GRAMMY nominee, Kenneth Kiesler, who has a…