The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance educates the artists, scholars, educators and entrepreneurs of the future. Students are prepared with expert skills, instilled with passionate enthusiasm, and emboldened to challenge and inspire the world through the power of the performing arts.
A group of jazz percussion students will spend spring break in Cuba, for a week of study and performance with Cuban musicians and students, as well as an immersive exploration of Cuban culture and history.
SMTD has partnered with the Gershwin family to bring the music of George and Ira Gershwin to students, scholars, performers and audiences across campus and worldwide.
Where can I find information for prospective students?
The Undergraduate Admissions, SMTD Graduate Admissions (for the Specialist degree) and Rackham Graduate Admissions (for the Certificate Program and PhD degrees) pages explain the application process. The Department's degree programs pages detail prerequisites for admission and the curricula for each degree. Interested in what our students, faculty, and alumni are up to? These pages for ethnomusicology and historical musicology might be of interest to you.
What kind of financial support is available for musicology graduate students?
Financial support is available from the department. Other funding opportunities are available through Rackham and external sources.
How do I contact the Musicology Department?
What events are going on at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance?
Where can I find a list of important dates and deadlines for current students?
On the deadlines page.
If I would like a one-term candidacy fellowship, when should I take my exams?
Students holding GSI appointments and wishing to be considered by the department for a one-term candidacy fellowship must achieve candidacy in the term prior to the fellowship term. In such cases, the Rackham grace period (within the fellowship term) may not be used.
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