Matthew VanBesien, current president of the New York Philharmonic, will become president of UMS in July 2017. VanBesien will take the reins from Kenneth C. Fischer, who retires at the end of June 2017 after 30 years in the job. He will become only the seventh president in UMS’s 138-year history. We caught up with Matthew in New York in January. Watch video from Matthew and learn more.
Student tickets for the 2016-17 season are now on sale. All student tickets are $12 or $20, depending on seat location. Students interested in tickets to Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile's performance on April 22 can enter a lottery for tickets.