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September 10, 2010

UMS’s Arts Roundup: September 10

By Susie Bozell Craig

Many members of the UMS staff keep a watchful eye on local and national media for news about artists on our season, pressing arts issues, and more. Each week, we pull together a list of interesting stories  and share them with you.  Welcome to UMS’s Arts Round-up, a weekly collection of arts news, including national issues, artist updates, local shout-outs, and a link or two just for fun. If you come across something interesting in your own reading, please feel free to share!

Arts Issues

Artist Updates

  • And the winner is…The Kennedy Center announces its 2010 honorees
  • Former Boston Symphony Orchestra onductor Seiji Ozawa on life and work after cancer
  • Answering questions about the origins of the universe:  a look at choreographer Liz Lerman’s new work
  • Leonard Slatkin extends contract as guest conductor with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

UMS News

  • Ann previews UMS’s opening production, Susurrus
  • And the first review is in!

Local Shout-Outs

  • Michigan State steps up with new music program for Detroit students
  • U-M faculty member Evan Chambers and the University Symphony Orchestra celebrate the release of The Old Burying Ground


Susie is celebrating the start of her 10th season at UMS, where she currently manages UMS’s Corporate Partnerships.