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  1. Alumnus David Gier named dean of SMTD

    David A. Gier, professor and director of the University of Iowa School of Music, has been appointed dean of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. His appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective Oct. 1 and runs through Sept. 30, 2023. Gier, who also was named the Paul…

  2. The Society for Music Research hosts “Music and Borders”

    The SMTD graduate student association, the Society for Music Research, is pleased to announce its 2018 graduate-student conference, to be be held on March 10-11 in Glenn E. Watkins Lecture Hall in the Earl V. Moore Building. This year, the conference theme is “Music and Borders” and the keynote address, presented by Dr. Alejandro L….

  3. Video Game Music Conference to take place at U-M

    The fifth annual North American Conference on Video Game Music (NACVGM) will be held at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) on Saturday, January 13 and Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 9 am to 6 pm each day. The program, daily schedule, and registration information can be found at smtd.umich.edu/nacvgm. The conference is…

  4. U-M Bicentennial’s Fall Festival will feature “A-Maize-ing SMTD” concert and more

    The University of Michigan continues its Bicentennial celebrations over Homecoming weekend with the UMich200 Fall Festival, taking place Thursday, October 26 through Saturday, October 28. The focus will be on the next 100 years and what the University of Michigan will be as it moves forward. SMTD will again play a major role in the…

  5. Symposium celebrates 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

    The Summit of Creativity: A Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, organized and directed by Professor Walter Everett of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD), will take place at the Earl V. Moore Building on North Campus, June 1-4, 2017. The symposium…