1. Ian Antonio headshot

    Ian Antonio Joins SMTD in Fall 2020

    Ian Antonio will join the School of Music, Theatre & Dance as Assistant Professor of Music (Percussion) beginning in Fall 2020. “I am thrilled and honored to be joining the incredible University of Michigan SMTD team,” said Antonio. “Together with its outstanding faculty and motivated students, I look forward to continuing UM’s tradition of excellence…

  2. Zoom background - view of Moore building from the pond with blue sky, green grass and bright sunshine

    SMTD Custom Zoom Backgrounds

    Miss being on campus? SMTD has created downloadable Zoom backgrounds to put you back in your favorite campus locations. Take your conference calls as part of a production cast, give your presentation from the Hill Auditorium stage, or attend your online class from the Costume Shop! Click any of the photos below to download the…

  3. 2020 EXCEL Prize Awarded to the Latin American Music Initiative

    Maria Castillo and Régulo Stabilito have been named the School of Music, Theatre & Dance’s 2020 EXCEL Prize winners. The pair will receive $10,000 in funding and continued mentorship from EXCEL, SMTD’s entrepreneurship and career planning program, in support of the Latin American Music Initiative (LAMI) which they founded to convene a community of musicians…

  4. Student Salvador Flores plays the saxophone

    Flores wins the 2020 U.S. Army Band National Collegiate Solo Competition

    Salvador Flores, a rising senior saxophonist, was named the winner of the 2020 U.S. Army Band National Collegiate Solo Competition. As part of the win, Flores will be the featured soloist with The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” for two performances — including one at the U.S. Capitol — during the 2020-21 concert season….

  5. SMTD students place at 2020 MTNA Young Artist Piano Competition

    Graduating MM student Hyerim Lee was just named the 2nd Prize winner in the 2020 Music Teachers’ National Association Young Artist Piano Competition. The finals were held by video recording due to the cancellation of the live final round in Chicago, which were to be held on March 23. Hyerim was declared the First Prize…