Putting Our Audience First
We will always put the health and safety of our audiences and artists first, and provide all flexibility and accommodation possible in the months ahead.
UMS Playlist: Emerson Plays Bartók & Shostakovich
Enjoy Emerson String Quartet’s recordings of the Bartók and Shostakovich works originally scheduled on their UMS program.
Get Ready for the New Season
UMS staff is all working from home — and we cannot wait to introduce the 2020/21 season!
5 Free Digital Performing Arts Resources for the U-M Community
Through the U-M Library, students, faculty, and staff have free access to many incredible online arts resources. Discover five of our favorites.
A Message from UMS’s President
Watch a special message to audiences, donors, and subscribers by UMS president Matthew VanBesien.
Enrico Caruso’s Big Debut…and the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic
This is not the first time UMS has been forced to make tough choices in response to a global pandemic. Discover how the 1918 Spanish Flu impacted bringing “the world’s greatest tenor” to Ann Arbor.
Playlist: Sir James Galway at UMS
Enjoy selections from every one of Sir James Galway’s UMS programs since his 1978 Ann Arbor debut.
Playlist: UMS Staff “Quarantunes”
UMS staff compiled a playlist to help stay calm and productive while working from home.
“Alone in the Jungle for Days” — An Interview with Tarek Yamani
UMS guest contributor Doyle Armbrust interviews Tarek Yamani about his inspiring self-reflection and journey finding a unique musical voice and “Afro-Tarab” style.