University Musical Society

  1. January 24, 2017

    UMS names N.Y. Philharmonic’s Matthew VanBesien as new president

    Matthew VanBesien, president of the New York Philharmonic, will become president of the University Musical Society at U-M in July.

  2. September 20, 2016

    UMCU donates $1.5M to UMMA, UMS for arts adventures program

    The University of Michigan Credit Union has invested $1.5 million to create the UMCU Arts Adventures Program at the University Musical Society and the U-M Museum of Art.

  3. September 28, 2015

    U-M, N.Y. Philharmonic partner on artistic residency, halftime show

    A partnership between the New York Philharmonic and the University Musical Society will kick off with the orchestra’s first residency in Ann Arbor Oct. 8-11.

  4. September 3, 2015

    UMS, George Shirley to receive National Medal of Arts

    The University Musical Society and George Shirley, professor emeritus at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, will each receive a 2014 National Medal of Arts.

  5. April 15, 2015

    UMS selected for Wallace Foundation audience-building initiative

    The University Musical Society has been selected for a Wallace Foundation initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how performing arts organizations can expand their audiences.