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.
Recognizing extraordinary excellence in performing arts entrepreneurship, leadership, and social impact, the EXCELprize will insure sustainability of festival in future years.
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.
Musical Theatre Senior Showcase
10:00am, Duderstadt Center (Media Union), Gallery
Tuesday-Saturday @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday & Monday @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners is one of the largest exhibitions of art by incarcerated artists in the country. Each year, faculty, staff and students from U-M travel to correctional facilities across Michigan and select work for the exhibition while providing feedback and critique that strengthens artists’ work and builds community around art making inside prisons.
Gallery opening at 10:00 AM and opening reception at 7:00 PM with guest speakers from U-M, the Michigan Department of Corrections, and artists from previous exhibitions.
The 22nd Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. Free - no tickets required
3:30pm, Off-Campus Location, First Presbyterian Church- 1432 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor
The Schoenstein Competition in the Art of Organ Accompaniment, presented by the Department of Organ in collaboration with First Presbyterian Church.
3:30 pm: hymn and solo accompaniments
7:00 pm: choral accompaniments with the First Presbyterian Church Choir, Tom Granum, Director
Open to current students in the Department of Organ.
First Prize: $1,000
Second Prize: $500
Prizes are offered through the generous support of Mr. Jack M. Bethards,
President and Tonal Director, Schoenstein & Co., Organ Builders, San Francisco. Free - no tickets required
7:30pm, Earl V. Moore Building, Britton Recital Hall
Students of Professor Nancy Ambrose King perform in recital, featuring music of Ravel, Britten, Rubbra, Schumann, Goossens, Martinu, Saint Saens, Bozza, Hindemith, Jolivet, Damase, and Yun. Free - no tickets required
7:30pm, Earl V. Moore Building, Glenn E. Watkins Lecture Hall
Repertoire will include Ian Clarke’s compositions Maya for two flutes and piano, Touching the Ether, and Zoom Tube featuring the flute studio of Professor Amy Porter. Clarke is acknowledged as one of the leading player/composers in the flute world. His compositions have been performed across five continents on stages ranging from London’s South Bank to the Glastonbury Rock Festival and have been featured in countless recitals including four consecutive BBC Young Musician Woodwind finals. These wide-ranging published works are establishing themselves as some of the most exciting flute repertoire of today and are being embraced by internationally acclaimed performers, syllabuses, teachers, colleges, and students. Free - no tickets required
8:00pm, Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.), Auditorium
Free - no tickets required
8:00pm, Walgreen Drama Center, Stamps Auditorium
An Evening of Vocal Chamber Music by Johannes Brahms
An all-Brahms concert featuring the SMTD Chamber Choir, Jerry Blackstone, conductor, and Scott VanOrnum, pianist; works for choir include Ziegeunerlieder, op. 103, and part songs Wechsellied zum Tanze, Der Gang zum Liebchen, and Neckereien; solos, duets, and chamber ensembles will sing other vocal chamber works. Free - no tickets required
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