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  1. Michigan Medicine and their approach to the treatment and prevention of performers’ ailments

    Professional musicians are athletes. That’s not just a metaphor — at least not for the speech pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, laryngologists, vocal coaches, and other providers who care for them at Michigan Medicine.

  2. SMTD Announces Winners of Teaching Awards

    The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance recently named Colleen Conway and David Jackson as the recipients of 2022 SMTD teaching awards. In both cases, the nominations were endorsed by the SMTD Awards Committee and the Executive Committee. Congratulations to Professors Conway and Jackson! Visit the web pages of the Department of…

  3. For SMTD Music Ed Students, “Kid Face-Time” Is Key

    On a chilly November morning in Ann Arbor, 8th grade band students from Parker Middle School, in Howell, Michigan, stepped off a school bus and entered the storied Revelli Hall, home of the Michigan Marching Band. They shuffled into the rehearsal hall, took out their instruments, adjusted their music stands, and readied themselves for the…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…