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  1. New Symphony Band CD features faculty and alumni composers and soloists

    The University Symphony Band (USB), the premier concert band at the University of Michigan, has released Reflections, a new recording on the Equilibrium record label, available as both CD and digital download formats. The album includes a variety of recent works, most by faculty and alumni composers from U-M’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance…

  2. SMTD Announces NEA Chairman Jane Chu as Commencement Speaker

    The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) has announced that their commencement speaker for the school’s 2016 graduation ceremony will be Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). This marks the first time in the school’s 136-year history that an NEA chairman has addressed the graduating class….

  3. SMTD’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium Events

    The University of Michigan will once again celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the annual MLK symposium, with events taking place between January 12 and February 23. The theme of the 2016 MLK Symposium is #WhoWillBeNext, and School of Music, Theatre & Dance students, faculty and guests are involved in some…

  4. SMTD’s Collage Concert XXXIX

    While the plummeting temperatures have announced winter’s arrival in Michigan, things are heating up at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) as students prepare for Collage, the school’s annual all-encompassing showcase concert. One of SMTD’s most popular presentations, the 2016 Collage Concert takes place on Saturday, January 16 at 8:00 p.m. at Hill…

  5. NY Philharmonic Residency Details Announced

    The University Musical Society of the University of Michigan (UMS) and the New York Philharmonic, in conjunction with the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD), announce full details for the New York Philharmonic’s first residency in Ann Arbor, taking place October 8-11, 2015.  The partnership launches the Philharmonic and UMS’s ambitious…