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Audition! For the University of Michigan Men's Glee Club

by Adam Heins on December 2, 2016

The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club is holding auditions for the Winter 2016 semester on January 10th and 11th from 6-10pm in the Michigan Union. Students from all schools in the University of Michigan are encouraged to audition for our 157th year of song. Our sign-up list and more information can be found here.




157th Annual Fall Hill Concert

by Adam Heins on October 26, 2016

The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club presents their 157th Annual Fall Hill Concert on November 5th, 2016. Join us!

Hill Auditorium
Address: 825 N. University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Date: 11/05/2016
Time: 8:00pm
Click here to purchase tickets!

 

 




Men's Glee Club featured on Stateside of MPR

by Kyle Butler, Publicity Manager on August 31, 2016

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.

 




Sphinx Collaborates with the Michigan Men's Glee Club

by Eugene Rogers on August 29, 2016

On its 20th Anniversary, Sphinx Presents a Historic New Work, Featuring the University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club

The Sphinx Organization and the University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club (UMMGC) are pleased to announce a partnership in presenting a newly composed work titled “The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed” by composer Joel Thompson. This is a powerful multi-movement work honoring the lives of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant, Eric Garner, Kenneth Chamberlain, Amadou Diallo, and John Crawford. This commission is made possible in part with the support of Linda and Stuart Nelson.

“We are honored to partner with Michigan’s Glee Club on such an important milestone year! The work of Joel Thompson and Eugene Rogers has been truly visionary: we feel that the piece embodies the power of the arts during this critical time for our communities” said Sphinx President and Artistic Director Afa Dworkin.

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Michigan Today features the Men's Glee Club Song Lyrics Contest

by Eugene Rogers on August 26, 2016

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. 

Read more here:

 

http://michigantoday.umich.edu/lyrically-speaking/




South Africa 2016: A Successful & Historic Tour

by Eugene Rogers on June 15, 2016

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.




Bicentennial Celebration

by UMMGC on March 18, 2016

http://bicentennial.ummgc.org/

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.

 




Pictures from Dayton, OH Concert

by Kar Epker, Assistant Alumni Relations Manager on February 14, 2014

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!




St. Joe Concert Radio Ad

by Kar Epker, Assistant Alumni Relations Manager on January 27, 2014

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




Radio Clip of UMMGC in St. Joe

by Kar Epker, Assistant Alumni Relations Manager on January 21, 2014

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!