Eastern Michigan University

College of Arts and Sciences

Music & Dance


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Put your objectives in step with your passion for dance


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Eastern Michigan University  School of Music & Dance News

Our Master's in Music Education degree program has been recently revised!

Are you looking to further yourself as a music educator?  It's not too late to join us this fall to pursue your master's degree in music education!  Our newly revised program has many advantages, particularly for those who don't want to give up their jobs or their summers. Click here for more details!

Congratulations Yael Rothfeld!    

Thurston Elementary School, Ann Arbor, MI

2018 DTE Educator of the Year

We’re proud of Kayla Cieslak, who just won the National Flute Association Flute Choir Competition and will participate in the convention this summer in Orlando. Kayla just completed her first year at EMU and is a member of the EMU Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra. She studies with Dr. Julie Stone.

Congrats to EMU SOMD Alumni Tom Torrento who was named the Michigan Region 9 Teacher of the Year, and Chad Mielens who was named the new Director of Bands at Traverse City West HS. #emubands #bestteachershere

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