Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan was an ambitious experiment, a novel and noble idea for higher education in America. Two hundred years later, we celebrate its bicentennial anniversary by taking a moment to examine its past, survey its present, and explore its future. In celebration of the University’s Bicentennial, the Men’s Glee Club is hosting Ambassadors of Song, an International Male Chorus Symposium taking place on November 10th & 11th, 2017. With world-renowned presenters and performances by premier choral groups, this fall weekend in Ann Arbor seeks to foster intellectual discourse and promote musical innovations of the future. In tune with the University’s theme, Ambassadors of Song will explore male choral singing’s past through the Men’s Glee Club’s Ambassadors of Song Alumni Chorus, its present by highlighting premier collegiate male choral groups, and its future through the High School Bicentennial ... Continue Reading
The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club is thrilled to be embarking on our annual spring tour this May! The first leg of our journey will be in celebration of the University's Bicentennial Anniversary as we perform throughout the state of Michigan. Next, we will be headed down to the South-Eastern United States, performing along the coast until our final concert in Washington D.C. Find out about concert dates, times, and ticketing by visiting this page on our Bicentennial Website. Hope to see you on the road!
The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club presents their 157th Annual Fall Hill Concert on November 5th, 2016. Join us!
Address: 825 N. University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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The Men's Glee Club director was featured on Stateside of Michigan Public Radio discussing the lyrics contest for the new Michigan Song in honor of the U-M's bicentennial. The Glee Club is looking for a faculty, staff, student or any alumni worldwide to submit lyrics for the new upcoming contest. Listen here for the broadcast.
The Men's Glee Club was featured in the Michigan Today alumni magazine. This magazine is delievered to over 350,000 Michigan Alumni worldwide. President Patrick Kiessling, Parlimentarian Emeritus Member Daniel Walden, Composer and Professor Kristin Kuster and Director Dr. Eugene Rogers were all featured in the article. A new song lyrics submission webpage will go live on September 1st.
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The Glee Club had a successful two-week tour of South Africa. They performed for audiences in Soweto, Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town in schools, churches and concert halls. Here is a picture of the group at Signal Moutain upon their arrival in the beautiful Cape Town.
Join us November 10th & 11th, 2017 to commemorate the University of Michigan's Bicentennial through the spirit of men singing!
This celebratory symposium will host sessions led by world-renowned presenters, feature performances by premier choral groups, and culminate in a global concert with participants joining together at the famed Hill Auditorium.
More information coming soon.
The Glee Club had a great time performing in Dayon, OH two weeks ago for our Winter Tour. We've received pictures from Dave Grupe, an alumnus of the Glee Club, who was a great help in planning the Dayton concert. Check out the pictures on our Facebook page, and while you're there, make sure to like us!
As we continue to approach our concert this Friday in St. Joseph, Michigan, we're being featured in a local radio ad that will be playing this week advertising our concert. Check it out on our SoundCloud account
On Friday, January 31st, the Glee Club will start its winter tour with a concert in St. Joseph, Michigan. Mr. Dana Wales, adviser at Dana Wales & associates and alumnus of the Glee Club, has been kind enough to sponsor an 18 minute segment about the Glee Club on WSJM, a local radio station. This segment can be found at this link. We'd like to thank Mr. Wales for his generous support and hope all who are in the area can come see what is sure to be a great concert!