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.
The new work by internationally renowned composer Tarik O'Regan explores themes of surveillance and privacy. Free concert takes place at Hill Auditorium on Feb. 15 at 8 pm.
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.
Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Guild of Organists,
First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor
First Prize $3,000
Second Prize $2,000
Third Prize $1,000
Deadline for Applications: July 1, 2016
Deadline for Submitted Recordings: July 8, 2016
Final Round: October 2, 2016
Final Round Judges:
Christian Bischof, Hochschule für Musik Würzburg, Germany
Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra, Author of Bach and the Art of Improvisation, Ann Arbor, MI
Erik Santos, University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Ann Arbor, MI
The University of Michigan Organ Improvisation Competition seeks to identify and reward superior ability to improvise, particularly as it is relevant to sacred worship services from various traditions.
The competition is open to persons of any age, and is not limited to citizens of the United States. A first-place winner of a U-MOIC is not eligible to compete the following year.
Three persons will be selected to compete in the final round of the competition at the 56th Conference on Organ Music in Ann Arbor October 2, 2016.
The criteria for judging will be thematic development, musical form, stylistic consistency, control of harmonic language, rhythmic interest and effective use of the instrument.
Contact information: Dr. Kola Owolabi firstname.lastname@example.org
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