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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5:30 PM // Hill Auditorium

Philharmonia Orchestra
UMS 101: Classical Music

Photo credit: Benjamin Suomela
 

Curious about UMS performances, but haven’t taken the plunge? Want to learn more about an unfamiliar artist or genre?

Explore the connection between composer/conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and the music of Stravinsky’s Firebird (the complete ballet score from 1910) with this unforgettable evening with the world-renowned Philharmonia Orchestra.

UMS and Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education & Recreation (“Rec & Ed”) are offering pre-performance classes created especially for first-time UMS attendees, curious audience members, or anyone who simply enjoys attending performances with a group.

Participants can register for the workshop along with a performance ticket, or for the workshop only. Class sessions will take place in the performance venue or at a nearby (walkable) location. (Sorry, no ticket exchanges or refunds for previously purchased tickets.)

To participate in UMS 101, you must register through the Rec & Ed website and pay the registration fee ($15 for workshop only, or $59 for workshop plus a ticket to the performance).

This event is a collaboration between UMS and Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education & Recreation (“Rec & Ed”). 

Each UMS 101 class will be facilitated by a dance, jazz, or classical music expert and feature conversation, interactive exercises, and mini-lectures that will help you better understand the genre and have a more enjoyable UMS performance experience. The classes will bring you together with other audience members who are curious about the performing arts and want to learn more.

About the Instructor

Teagan Faran, a native of Buffalo, NY, is a multidisciplinary musician focused on enacting social change through the arts. She has recorded with the Buffalo Tango Orkestra, had compositions featured at the NYSSMA Conference and the Persis Vehar Competition for Excellence, and works closely with the University Musical Society in Ann Arbor, MI. Faran has recently served as concertmaster of the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra and the Ann Arbor Camerata

3/12/19 5:30 PM
Hill Auditorium

Philharmonia Orchestra
UMS 101: Classical Music

DETAILS

Curious about UMS performances, but haven’t taken the plunge? Want to learn more about an unfamiliar artist or genre?

Explore the connection between composer/conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and the music of Stravinsky’s Firebird (the complete ballet score from 1910) with this unforgettable evening with the world-renowned Philharmonia Orchestra.

UMS and Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education & Recreation (“Rec & Ed”) are offering pre-performance classes created especially for first-time UMS attendees, curious audience members, or anyone who simply enjoys attending performances with a group.

Participants can register for the workshop along with a performance ticket, or for the workshop only. Class sessions will take place in the performance venue or at a nearby (walkable) location. (Sorry, no ticket exchanges or refunds for previously purchased tickets.)

To participate in UMS 101, you must register through the Rec & Ed website and pay the registration fee ($15 for workshop only, or $59 for workshop plus a ticket to the performance).

This event is a collaboration between UMS and Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education & Recreation (“Rec & Ed”). 

Each UMS 101 class will be facilitated by a dance, jazz, or classical music expert and feature conversation, interactive exercises, and mini-lectures that will help you better understand the genre and have a more enjoyable UMS performance experience. The classes will bring you together with other audience members who are curious about the performing arts and want to learn more.

About the Instructor

Teagan Faran, a native of Buffalo, NY, is a multidisciplinary musician focused on enacting social change through the arts. She has recorded with the Buffalo Tango Orkestra, had compositions featured at the NYSSMA Conference and the Persis Vehar Competition for Excellence, and works closely with the University Musical Society in Ann Arbor, MI. Faran has recently served as concertmaster of the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra and the Ann Arbor Camerata

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