Department News and Events
Performing Arts Center gets new name and increased support!
The Grand Valley community celebrated the formal dedication of the newly renovated and expanded Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts on August 25 on the Allendale Campus.
The two-story, 47,000-square-foot, $20-million addition includes the Linn Maxwell Keller Black Box Theatre, an expanded theater costume shop, additional prop storage, new dressing rooms, two theater classrooms for costume design and fabrication, four music ensemble rooms and additional rehearsal spaces. The Haas Center also includes a classroom for students studying music education, an enlarged study space in the main lobby and multiple faculty offices.
Read more in the GVNow article.
2018 Grand Valley Wind Band Commission Winner Announced
After reviewing over 200 entries through a three-tiered blind review process, we are excited to announce that Kent Baker has been commissioned to write a new work for the GVSU Symphonic Band. We heard many exciting compositions, and thank everyone that submitted compositions for consideration. Learn more here.
The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance belongs to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, a student-centered and diverse learning community that engages in critical inquiry, extending knowledge to enrich and enliven individual and public life.
Learn more at gvsu.edu/clas/.