1. Expanding Musical Horizons: Inaugural Malm Performance Series Features and Celebrates Instruments in the Stearns Collection

    It’s not every day that an opportunity arises to attend concerts that take the audience on a sonic journey through time and space, featuring not only music from another era or a distant locale, but instruments that span centuries and continents. On Wednesday, February 23, and Thursday, February 24, the School of Music, Theatre &…

  2. Nicole Keller will join the organ faculty in fall 2022

    This fall, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance will welcome Nicole Keller as assistant professor in the Department of Organ. Keller brings deep expertise—as a concert artist, adjudicator, and clinician—that will enrich the department and enhance the experience of its students.

  3. 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.

  4. Zoe (Kai Wai) Lei wins American Guild of Organists Commissioning Project

    Department of Organ student Zoe (Kai Wai) Lei (DMA ‘23, organ & sacred music) has been named a winner of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) National Student Commissioning Project. “I am very humbled and honored to be selected for the AGO grant to continue polishing my skills and creativity in contemporary organ works,” said…

  5. Alumnus Dr. Larry Visser (DMA ’95) wins the 2021 Hymn Tune Search Winner

    Dr. Larry Visser (DMA ’95, organ) has won the 2021 Hymn Tune Search sponsored by the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. Of 213 entries submitted, the selection committee chose Dr. Visser’s tune “Embrace,” a setting of “With open arms Christ welcomes you,” a text by Thomas H. Troeger. This year’s search sought a…