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Michigan Youth Euphonium & Tuba Ensemble

Up to date as of 03/9/21 for 2021-2022 season
The Michigan Youth Euphonium & Tuba Ensemble (MYETE) provides students advanced experience in performing a variety of euphonium & tuba ensemble repertoire. Under the direction of Prof. David Zerkel, students will work with current U-M graduate and undergraduate students from the SMTD Euphonium & Tuba Studio to bolster their overall musicianship, learn exciting ensemble repertoire, and participate in weekly rehearsals culminating in end of semester performances.

We are currently planning on holding MYETE rehearsals in person for the Fall 2021 Semester. In the event that conditions do not allow us to host rehearsals safely in person, we are also planning a robust online MYTE experience that will build upon what was offered during the 2020-2021 season.

U-M Faculty Director: Professor David Zerkel

Rehearsal Time: Sundays, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Rehearsal Location: Earl V. Moore Music Building (UM North Campus, 1100 Baits Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109)


*Final MYETE Schedule subject to change

Fall Term (2021)
September 12
MYETE Orientation / Rehearsal 1

September 19
MYETE Rehearsal 2

September 26
MYETE Rehearsal 3

October 3
MYETE Rehearsal 4

October 10
MYETE Rehearsal 5

October 17
MYETE Rehearsal 6

October 24
MYETE Rehearsal 7

October 31
MYETE Rehearsal 8

November 7
MYETE Rehearsal 9

November 14
MYETE Rehearsal 10

November 21
MYETE Fall 2021 Performance

Winter Term (2022)
January 9
MYETE Rehearsal 1

January 16
MYETE Rehearsal 2

January 23
MYETE Rehearsal 3

January 30
MYETE Rehearsal 4

February 6
MYETE Rehearsal 5

February 13
MYETE Rehearsal 6

February 20
MYETE Rehearsal 7

March 6
MYETE Rehearsal 8

March 13
MYETE Rehearsal 9

March 20
MYETE Winter 2022 Performance

No audition is required for this seminar.

Students must be enrolled in grades 9 through 12 for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Start your application now

Here you will

  1. Fill out your application.
  2. Share any need-based scholarship information.
  3. Pay your non-refundable application fee. ($50 per ensemble).

Please note you can revisit your application as many times as needed, however, all of the items listed above are due by your ensemble’s deadline. The application will automatically save as you fill in your application.

The priority deadline for all application/audition materials to be submitted is April 30, 2021.

Students who submitted their materials by the priority deadline will be reviewed and considered first. Review, admission, and notification for applications received after the deadline will be handled on a rolling basis, subject to space availability per each individual ensemble. Space is limited.

2021-2022 Tuition
MYETE Participant $300
Non-refundable application fee $50

A discounted tuition rate of $300.00 per additional ensemble is available for musicians who participate in multiple ensembles. This discount is applied to the ensemble of equal or lesser value.

Need-Based Financial Assistance
A limited number of need-based scholarships are available to families with an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $100,000 or under in the previous calendar year, or with special circumstances due to the pandemic. To be considered you must upload your financial aid materials by the application deadline as part of your application. This includes:

  • Monthly Expenses
  • Previous Year’s Tax Return
  • Statement of Need

Refund Policy
Full refunds of MYE tuition are only available before the first rehearsal (September 12, 2021). SMTD Engagement and Outreach refund policy

Please contact us at smtd-youthandadult@umich.edu or (734) 936-2660.

MYE 2021-2022 Student Handbook
2021-2022 Michigan Youth Ensembles Handbook will be posted TBA

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Access U-M Canvas for class information.

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.