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  1. Donations help flute students learn from the past and practice for the future

      Two SMTD flute alumni have made valuable contributions to Professor Amy Porter’s flute studio. Susan Waller (MM ’72, flute) and her husband Roger (MBA ’72, business) made a gift to name a practice room in the E.V. Moore Building. “The Susan and Roger Waller Practice Room represents a big step in the right direction…

  2. SMTD violist wins third prize in the 2019 Sphinx Competition

      Caleb Georges (MM ’19, viola, MM ’19, chamber music), a student in Professor Caroline Coade’s viola studio, placed third in the prestigious Sphinx Competition in February 2019. The competition is open to young black and Latinx string players and is judged by an internationally renowned panel of experts. Georges, the only violist in the…

  3. U-M professor’s new jazz album pays tribute to women heroes in sports, social justice, politics

      When Ellen Rowe was a young girl growing up in Ridgefield, Connecticut, there weren’t many women making jazz music. Through her success as a world-renowned jazz pianist, composer and pedagogue, she’s spent the better part of the last 35 years trying to change that. Her latest effort comes in the form of a new…

  4. Living Arts Profile: Logan Hughes

    Logan Hughes is a freshman in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance studying Performing Arts Technology (PAT). He is from Hamtramck, Michigan, just an hour west of Ann Arbor. In his free time, Logan enjoys the outdoors and drinking tea. He is also passionate about writing, creating, and mixing music. Hughes was first introduced…

  5. Multiverse/Footnotes/Kerrytown: A Site Dance Performance

      The first-year MFA graduate student cohort from the Department of Dance at University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance invite the community to experience a provocative and celebratory site-specific dance performance in Ann Arbor’s historic Kerrytown neighborhood. The free, unticketed event is on Saturday, April 13th at 11:00AM. MULTIVERSE/FOOTNOTES/KERRYTOWN begins outside at…