Behind the Scenes: How Oxford Companies Helped Bring ‘The Plastic Bag Store’ To Life
When one of UMS’s most poignant and impactful works of the season needed a custom-designed space, Oxford Companies helped bring 40+ performances of ‘The Plastic Bag Store’ to life in the 777 Building.
Meet UMS’s New Board Leadership
As part of our annual meeting on June 13, 2023, the UMS Board of Directors elected new officers and members whose appointments begin on July 1.
UMS Staff Spotlight: Maddy Wildman and ‘slapslap’
Maddy Wildman joined UMS in 2019 as our University Programs Manager upon her graduation from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, where she majored in bassoon performance. She…
Classical Superstars Returning to UMS
In addition to the extraordinary artists making their Ann Arbor debuts in the new 23/24 season, UMS is thrilled to welcome back some of the most celebrated soloists and ensembles in the…
Classical Gems in the 23/24 Season
Each season, UMS’s Choral Union and Chamber Arts Series provide a balance of artists familiar to UMS audiences and new artists or works we are excited to introduce.
Favorite Moments from the Freighthouse
Revisit some of the most memorable moments from UMS’s debut residency at the Ypsilanti Freighthouse this past April.
Meet the 2023/24 Season 21st Century Artist Interns
Meet our new class of 21st Century Artist Interns and learn about the artists they’ll work with over the summer.
Celebrating Michael J. Kondziolka
Upon retirement from the University after 36 years at UMS, Michael’s lasting artistic impact will be celebrated throughout the communities of UMS, the University of Michigan, and Ann Arbor, as well as throughout the performing arts field at large.
UMS Connect: Christopher Rountree, Wild Up
Hear from Christopher Rountree, founder and artistic director of musical collective Wild Up, about the ensemble’s origins, its performance philosophy, and why they champion works by the late composer Julius Eastman.