The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance has a strong commitment to creating the artists of tomorrow, which starts well before college. To this end, we offer a number of programs created especially for pre-college-age students, from elementary to high school.
Michigan Youth Ensembles
Created as an enrichment opportunity for local music education programs, MYE allows students to work in a highly competitive collegiate setting and minimizes barriers between high school and college music study.
String Preparatory Academy
Stringed instrument study program for pre-college students ages elementary through high school. Instruction includes group and private lessons, master classes, recitals, and outreach programs.
Piano Pedagogy Laboratory Program
Group and private piano lessons are available for pre-college age students.
Formerly the “All-State at Interlochen” program, MPulse began on the Ann Arbor campus in 2006. This summer intensive is a residential program for high-school artists from across the globe.
Girls in Music & Technology
A summer day camp designed to promote participate by girls in activities at the intersection of music and technology.