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Congrats to UMCU on its National Arts + Business Partnership Award!

Presented annually by Americans for the Arts, an organization dedicated to advancing the arts nationally, the Arts + Business Partnership Awards recognize businesses of all sizes from around the country for exceptional mutually beneficial, innovative, and sustained collaborations with the arts.

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Corporate Spotlight: All Seasons Senior Living, Jerry Beznos

We sat down with UMS 2021/22 Season Preview sponsor and Beztak partner, Maurice “Jerry” Beznos, to learn more about All Seasons’ philosophy and what inspired them to support UMS.

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Unmasking the Arts Episode 5: Yuval Sharon, Artistic Director of Michigan Opera Theatre

Helga Davis and Yuval Sharon, Artistic Director of Michigan Opera Theatre, discuss how his creative approach to presenting immersive musical experiences became all the more crucial during the pandemic.

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Forward Fund Spotlight: Stephen & Faith Brown

U-M alumni and UMS supporters Faith and Stephen Brown retired to the San Francisco area in 2001. We spoke with Stephen about his UMS memories, his chance meeting with UMS president emeritus Ken Fischer, and what inspired their gifts to the Forward Fund this past year.

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All 2021/22 Season Events On Sale Now!

Explore our full lineup of music, theater, and dance.

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New Health & Safety Measures for Fall 2021 Events

We ask all audience members, regardless of vaccination status, to do their part to allow us all to return to live performances.

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UMS Staff Playlist: Back to School

UMS staff members contributed tracks for a playlist of their favorite music for the beginning of the fall semester. Listen on your preferred streaming service, and read about the inspiration behind some…

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Unmasking the Arts Episode 4: Critics Jason Farago, Maya Chung, and Anne Midgette

Host Helga Davis welcomes arts critics Jason Farago, Maya Chung, and Anne Midgette in a conversation that considers the arts’s role within the societal impacts of the pandemic.

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Forward Fund Spotlight: Christina Kim

Discover how UMS and the arts shaped board member Christina Kim’s life growing up in Ann Arbor, and what inspires her family to support the UMS Forward Fund.

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Unmasking the Arts Episode 3: Wu Han, pianist

Wu Han sits with host Helga Davis as part of Unmasking the Arts in a personal discussion about Wu Han’s relationship to music throughout this eventful year as together they look to the future.

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