1. Alon Hayut Named Winner of 2022 Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award

    Cellist Alon Hayut (BM ’23) has been named the winner of the 2022 Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD). Established by the trustees of the Presser Foundation, this award is given annually to undergraduate students at participating music schools throughout the United States. The winner is selected by…

  2. 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.

  3. SMTD Violist Earns 3rd Prize in 2022 Sphinx Competition

    Harper Randolph (SM ’23), a student in Professor Caroline Coade’s viola studio, earned third place in the senior division of the prestigious Sphinx Competition in January 2022. This national competition, celebrating its 25th anniversary, is held every year in Detroit and is open to young Black and Latinx classical string players competing in either the…

  4. First year student Ellen Hayashi solos with Utah Symphony

  5. Competition Winners: SMTD Students in Professor Yizhak Schotten’s Viola Studio Take Top Honors at the 2021 American Viola Society Festival

    The American Viola Society Festival occurs every other year at various universities throughout the United States, but because of Covid-19, it was held virtually this year from June 2-5. The University of Michigan was a presenter of this event in 1987 when Professor of Viola Yizhak Schotten was the host chairman. The American Viola Society…