1. More Than a Concert: “Let Woman Choose Her Sphere” Explores Women’s Rights through Words and Music

    Sometime around the beginning of 2018, Professor Courtney Snyder began thinking about commissioning a new work that would ultimately be premiered by the University Concert Band on the Ann Arbor campus. Determined to showcase an underrepresented composer, Snyder – associate director of bands and associate professor of music in the School of Music, Theatre &…

  2. Griffin Candey Wins the 2021 Brehm Prize in Instrumental Composition

    Inspiration can be hard to come by, but for Griffin Candey, it was all around him when he and his wife Susan lived in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. “Up there, you’re always just a stone’s throw from nature — you can get away to the woods by heading seven minutes in basically any direction,” he explained….

  3. Applications for MPulse summer institutes now open!

  4. SMTD current students share advice on the performing arts college application process (Instagram)

  5. VIDEO: Monologue from Cymbeline (Shakespeare)