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MaTilDa Awards

Each Spring, the School of Music, Theatre and Dance recognizes distinguished students, alumni and community members with MaTilDa Awards. The MaTilDas honor the legacy of Matilda Dodge Wilson, who donated the land on which Oakland University is built and who was an ardent supporter of the arts. 

Awards are given multiple categories including:

  • Distinguished Dance
  • Outstanding Student Choreographer
  • Distinguished Musicianship
  • Outstanding Student in Performance (multiple areas)
  • Outstanding Student in a Degree Program (multiple areas)
  • Chamber Music Performance
  • Concerto and Aria Competition
  • Collaborative Piano
  • Piano Ensemble
  • Acting
  • Theatre Design and Technology
  • Music Theatre
  • Social Justice
  • MTD Interdisciplinary Achievement
  • Student Service (multiple departments)
  • Distinguished Community Service 
  • Alumni Achievement

The MaTilDas are supported by the Matilda R. Wilson Recognition Event Endowment.

School of Music, Theatre and Dance

Varner Hall, Room 207
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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Academic Office: (248) 370-2030
Box Office: (248) 370-3013
Fax: (248) 370-2041