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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.




Detroit Public TV features U-M Glee Club in 'Love, Life & Loss' Documentary

by Eugene Rogers on June 15, 2016

A Stunning and Important Documentary from The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club

 

Love, Life & Loss

 

Honoring the Lives and Loss of 7 Black Men Through Song

 

 

Premieres on Detroit Public Television, Thursday, June 16th, at 8:00 P.M. ET

Watch Online: http://dptv.org/lovelifeloss

Preview: https://youtu.be/mPPBX4ki1Vs

 

 

While honoring the finest traditions of the University of Michigan to challenge the present and enrich the future, the Michigan Men's Glee Club takes a bold step forward to engage audiences in thinking deeper about race and social justice - among the most polarizing issues facing our country throughout its history - in Love, Life & Loss, premiering on Detroit Public Television on Thursday, June 16th, at 8:00 P.M. ET.

 

"Our performance of 'Seven Last Words of the Unarmed,' paired with 'Glory,' provided an exceptional opportunity for the Glee Club to raise awareness and foster critical discourse ... Continue Reading




Bicentennial Celebration

by UMMGC on March 18, 2016

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!




UMMGC Announces Interactive Timeline

by Patrick Pjesky '15 on December 3, 2013

The Glee Club would like to announces its publishing of an interactive timeline on our website! Our major media manager Billy Cedar along with our historians Sakib Jabbar and Jon Bohenick have been working hard to compile a virtual journey through the history of the Glee Club. This will be constantly updated as we receive more information from the Bentley Historical Library and from any alumni who might have their own stories or materials to share. 




Phone-A-Thon 2013: Accessibility

by Patrick Pjesky '15, Alumni Relations Manager on November 3, 2013

The Glee Club has been quite busy the last two weeks as we have been enthusiastically contacting all of our alumni as part of our Phone-A-Thon Engagement Drive. It certainly has been a rewarding experience across the board; both our new clubbers and the alumni they’ve called have been very conversational and excited to be in touch with the members of Club 154.

We have re-focused the fundraising drive that comes with Phone-A-Thon to be in line with our new organizational case statement. Since we are in the Fall Semester and our cohort of New Clubbers have only just begun to receive their tuxedos, we’ve been especially concentrated on improving the Club’s Appearance Endowment. The Appearance Endowment is charged with improving the accessibility of the Glee Club by removing (if not someday eliminating) the financial boundary for new and prospective members that comes with the purchase of concert attire.

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UMMGC to Perform at MusicFest Canada

by Stephen Gusukuma, Assistant Conductor on October 22, 2013

The Michigan Men’s Glee Club has accepted an invitation to perform at the 2014 MusicFest Canada in Vancouver, BC, on May 15, 2014.  In its 42nd year, MusicFest Canada serves to showcase ensembles from across North America, while providing over 10,000 Canadian students and music educators with the opportunity to gather, perform, and foster a love for music making across the country. 




MGC on the Move: Social Dues

by Domenic Rizzolo '15, Social Chair on October 4, 2013

One hundred fifty-four years of Glee and Camaraderie still abounds. This year, to supplement our host of exciting social events, Club has made the decision to implement a small semesterly social due through an amendment to our Constitution. Each semester, clubbers will contribute fifteen dollars to a Club-wide social fund. Through use of the new fund, we look to provide more social outings and to foster greater inclusiveness amontg clubbers. Traditionally, members cover the charges at the end of social events, which either forces everybody to stay later or the events to close down earlier. Now, with funding available up front, clubbers can arrive and depart to events like bowling and laser tag on their own schedules. From Big Brother/Little Brother dinners to starting intramural sports teams, encouraging a greater variety of social events has been the continuing mission for the Social Chairs. Now, instead of working to ... Continue Reading