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Michigan Youth Ensembles

Applications are now being accepted on a rolling basis following the May 1, 2022, priority deadline! Be sure to check your interested ensemble’s webpage for specific application / audition requirements.

The Michigan Youth Ensembles (MYE) program brings together exceptional high school students for weekly rehearsals at the U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance. MYE Students, who are selected by audition, have the opportunity to engage in a stimulating environment, while learning from U-M conductors, applied faculty, and graduate students.

NEW FOR 2022-23! We are excited to highlight the new offerings coming to Michigan Youth Ensembles next fall

Michigan Youth Percussion Ensemble (MYPE): Michigan Youth Ensembles is ecstatic to announce the return of the Michigan Youth Percussion Ensemble (formerly known as iMpact)! Interested students will be able to apply / audition for MYPE either on its own or in addition to our symphonic band and symphony orchestra. Be sure to check the MYPE page for more information! 

BACK FOR 22-23! Michigan Youth Euphonium & Tuba Ensemble (MYETE): Returning after a 2021-22 season hiatus, the Michigan Youth Euphonium & Tuba Ensemble welcomes high-school aged euphonium and tuba players to participate in a unique chamber experience specializing in repertoire catered to their instruments. Students will enjoy the same benefits as our other chamber music offerings, and get the opportunity to work with faculty and students from SMTD’s euphonium and tuba studio. 

[Updated 4/20/22] View the current MYE COVID-19 vaccination policy (this policy currently applies to the upcoming 2022-23 MYE Season)

Large Ensembles

Chamber Ensembles

Enrichment Course


Contact SMTD’s Engagement & Outreach Office via email at smtd-youthandadult@umich.edu or by phone at (734) 936-2660.

DURING MYE SEASON (approx. September – March)
Engagement & Outreach Staff monitors emails the following times

  • Sunday – Thursday, 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. EST

OUT OF SEASON (approx. March – August)
Engagement & Outreach Staff monitors emails the following times

  • Monday – Friday, 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. EST

Engagement & Outreach Staff monitors phone lines during the following hours, regardless of the time of year

  • Monday – Friday, 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. EST


MYE 2021-2022 Student Handbook
2021-22 MYE Season Handbook (updated 9.20.21)

Student Absence Form
To report a planned absence, complete the ONLINE MYE ABSENCE FORM. Please submit all forms at least one week before the planned date of absence.


updated 5/6/22