UMS Documentary Wins EMMY Award
We are honored to report that our “A Space for Music, A Seat for Everyone” documentary has just won the ‘Best Historical Documentary’ EMMY at the Michigan EMMY award! Thank you to…
UMS Staff at Motown Museum
The UMS staff went for an outing on June 4! We started where it all began — with the Temptations at Detroit’s Motown Museum.
Thomas Sheets (1952-2014)
We are saddened to report that Thomas Sheets, former choir director at First Baptist and former UMS Choral Union conductor, passed away suddenly on April 24, 2014. In the photo above, he conducts…
Donald Bryant (1918-2014)
UMS was saddened to learn about the death of former UMS conductor Donald Bryant. In the photo above, Dr. Bryant is pictured with Handel’s Messiah soloists at Hill Auditorium in 1971. During…
Celebrating Our Programming Director
Our programming director Michael Kondziolka celebrated his 25th anniversary with UMS during our 2013-2014 season, and we celebrated with cake at our season announcement party.
At Ford Honors Program in 2013
Photo: Mark Gjukich Photography. In this photo, our 2013 DTE Educator and School of the Year Matt Kazmierski of Ypsilanti Public Schools and Laura Machida (music) and Meredith Giltner (art) of Carpenter…
From Our Archives: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra visits Ann Arbor
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra returns to Hill Auditorium with long-time conductor Zubin Mehta on March 15, 2014 (they’ll perform Bruckner Symphony No. 8). From our archives, a photo from the orchestra’s visit…
Yuri Temirkanov Visits Ann Arbor in 1996
The St. Petersburg Philharmonic returns to Hill Auditorium with long-time conductor Yuri Temirkanov on February 22, 2014. From our archives, a photo from of conductor Yuri Temirkanov’s visit to Ann Arbor in…
Thinking about dance?
We’re asking our audiences to share their thoughts about dance this season. See our gallery collection of these dance post-it notes. And if you’re looking for adventure, play our UMS Adventure Card…