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  1. Jazz Students Travel to Cuba for Cultural Immersion Tour

    A group of jazz percussion students from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) will travel to Cuba over spring break (February 25 – March 4) for a week of study and performance with Cuban musicians and students, as well as an immersive exploration of Cuban culture and history. Funded by…

  2. Logan Skelton named an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor

    Six University of Michigan faculty members have been honored for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education as this year’s recipients of Arthur F. Thurnau Professorships, including Logan Skelton, professor of piano at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Criteria for Thurnau professorships include a strong commitment to students and to teaching and learning, excellence in…

  3. Professors Daugherty and Gramley receive GRAMMY Awards

    Two University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) faculty members were named GRAMMY® Award-winners at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, held on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Michael Daugherty (composition), received the GRAMMY for Best Contemporary Classical Composition for his work Tales of Hemingway, featured on the Naxos album of the same name. The album, recorded…

  4. Chamber Choir and Percussion Ensemble perform world premiere of “Mass Observation”

    The University of Michigan Chamber Choir, the premier choral ensemble of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD), will perform the world premiere of a new work for choir and percussion by internationally acclaimed composer Tarik O’Regan. The concert, which also features the U-M Percussion Ensemble, takes place at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor…

  5. Michigan Men’s Glee Club to perform at Sphinx Finals Concert

    The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club (MGC) will join forces with the Sphinx Symphony at the 20th Anniversary Finals Concert of the Sphinx Organization on Sunday, February 12 at 2 pm, at Orchestra Hall (Max M. Fisher Music Center) in Detroit. The MGC will be led by music director Eugene Rogers, assistant professor of conducting at the…