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  1. William Malm playing samisen.

    Professor Emeritus W. Malm Receives Imperial Decorations from Japan

    On April 29, 2020, Professor Emeritus of Musicology William Malm was bestowed the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon from the Japanese government in recognition of his contributions toward promoting academic exchange and strengthening the relationship between Japan and the United States. “I entered Japan in 1955 as a UCLA graduate…

  2. Charles Lwanga smiling.

    Charles Lwanga Joins SMTD Department of Musicology in Fall Semester

    Charles Lwanga joins the faculty of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance as Clinical Assistant Professor of Music (Musicology) in Fall 2020.  “I am extremely honored to be joining the faculty of the School of Music, Theater & Dance at the University of Michigan, as Clinical Assistant Professor of Music (Musicology),” said Lwanga. The University of…

  3. Mackenzie Pierce smiling

    Mackenzie Pierce Joins SMTD in Fall 2020

    Mackenzie Pierce joins the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance as an Assistant Professor of Music (Musicology) in Fall 2020.  “I couldn’t be more excited to join the faculty of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance,” said Pierce. “The School is famous for its dedication to sharpening the…

  4. Marc Hannaford smiling

    Marc Hannaford Joins SMTD in Fall 2020

    Marc Hannaford joins the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance as an Assistant Professor of Music (Music Theory) in Fall 2020.  “I am very excited to join the School of Music, Theatre & Dance at the University of Michigan this Fall,” said Hannaford. “I am particularly thrilled to work in an environment…

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    New Partnership Between U-M, Hampsong Foundation Strengthens Performance, Research, and Education

    The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance and Grammy Award-winning baritone Thomas Hampson’s Hampsong Foundation have formed a new partnership to strengthen the work of both organizations in song research, vocal performance, and education at all levels. The collaboration, called the Classic Song Research Initiative, was made possible through funding from an…