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  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. Three SMTD Graduate Students Awarded Anti-Racism Grants

    The Anti-Racism Collaborative, administered by the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID), awarded three summer research grants to SMTD graduate students Marjoris Regus (PhD, Music Education), Imani Ma’At AnkhmenRa Amen Taylor (MFA ’21, dance), and Samantha Williams (SM ’22, voice). The Rackham Graduate School is co-sponsoring 21 awards across U-M totaling $99,825 in support for…

  3. Sean Grier - Earl V. Moore Award (Music)

    Sean Grier – Earl V. Moore Award (Music)

    Sean Grier completed a master’s degree in Music Education and will begin his PhD, also in Music Education, at Michigan this fall. Before beginning his master’s in the Fall 2018, Grier taught middle and high school choral music for nine years in Durham, North Carolina. Grier’s teaching and research interests include examining music education’s intersections…

  4. Alumnus Ben Henri wins 2020 Jeopardy! Teacher Tournament

    This June, Ben Henri, BM ’06 (music education), who has enjoyed the last 14 years teaching choral music in Michigan schools, competed in and won the 2020 Jeopardy! Teacher Tournament. “The rush of emotions was overwhelming,” said Henri. “My family, friends, and students have given me so much, and I kept thinking, ‘What on Earth…

  5. U-M Arts Initiative Seeks Project Proposals, Stakeholder Input *Updated Deadline 3/23*

    A new presidential Arts Initiative at the University of Michigan is seeking proposals from faculty, students and staff for pilot projects that will be funded as part of the launch of a two-year startup phase. Announced by President Mark Schlissel in October 2019, the Arts Initiative was established by a working group of leaders from…