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.
SMTD is delighted to announce a call for works for student installations, site-specific projects, and other creative proposals and performances involving either the bells of Burton or Lurie Tower.
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.
Undergraduate Curricula in the Department of Music Education:
Several undergraduate music performance degrees include teacher certification:
Teaching Certification may also be added to Masters of Music degree programs.
Through a series of foundational courses the program interweaves research and practice, leading students to reflect on and apply knowledge and experiences from coursework to their teaching. There are three curricula offered to meet students' diverse needs:
Designed for the person who desires a career as a scholar and educator in music education at the college or university level, possibly in conjunction with teaching applied music or conducting a performing organization. The curriculum for the Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education is offered through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies.
Contact Dr. Michael Hopkins, Chair of the Department of Music Education
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