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Michigan Youth Ensembles

Interested in joining Michigan Youth Ensembles for the 2023-2024 season? Check back this December for audition / application 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 Musicianship Course: Returning after a 2021-22 season hiatus, the Michigan Youth Musicianship Courses a non-performance based class, focused on strengthening a student’s individual musicianship through the study of music theory, musical analysis, and aural skills, in preparation for college music placement exams. MYMC is open to any and all interested high school students, whether they are currently enrolled in other Michigan Youth Ensemble programs or not.

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 2022-2023 Student Handbook
2022-23 MYE Season Handbook

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 11/10/22