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  1. 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…

  2. A Banner Season: The Saxophone Studio of Professor Timothy McAllister Outperformed in 2021 Competitions

    The 2021 season was a banner one for the SMTD’s Saxophone Studio under the leadership of Professor of Saxophone Timothy McAllister, BM ’95, MM ’97, DMA ’02. In just one year, undergraduate and graduate students in the studio won 24 accolades for their outstanding solo and/or ensemble performances at SMTD, collegiate, national, and international music…

  3. 2021 Briggs Chamber Music Competition Winners Announced

    On Saturday, April 10, the 2021 Briggs Chamber Music Competition was held in Britton Recital Hall and McIntosh Theatre. The Briggs Competition was created in an ongoing effort to encourage the excellence of chamber music performance at SMTD and to provide performance opportunities for various ensembles. It is named in honor of its benefactors and…

  4. Faculty Spotlight – Michael Gould

    Percussionist Michael Gould has traveled the world as a performer, teacher, and collaborator. He has had unique collaborations with engineers, material scientists, painters, poets, dancers, athletes, and business professionals. READ MORE

  5. 2021 SMTD Concerto Competition Winners Announced

    On January 29th and January 30th, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance announced the winners of the 2021 Concerto Competition.  Graduate Division Winners Valentin Kovalev (MM ’22, saxophone), accompanied by Liz Ames, performed the Alto Saxophone Concerto in E-flat Major, op. 109 by Alexander Glazounov. Kovalev is a student of Professor  Timothy McAllister. “I’m…