The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance educates the artists, scholars, educators and entrepreneurs of the future. Students are prepared with expert skills, instilled with passionate enthusiasm, and emboldened to challenge and inspire the world through the power of the performing arts.
After spending their summers working for top performing arts organizations, four undergraduates help promote their host organization's performances in Ann Arbor.
SMTD has partnered with the Gershwin family to bring the music of George and Ira Gershwin to students, scholars, performers and audiences across campus and worldwide.
Oriol Sans, conductor
As part of the Midwest Composers' Symposium, the Contemporary Directions Ensemble will perform a varied selection of chamber music works by student composers from the participant schools: Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, University of Iowa School of Music, and the University of Michigan School of Music Theatre & Dance.
PROGRAM: Abel Ebenshade- Nonsense Cantata: 1. Fanfare; Corey K. Rubin- To The Flame; Brian Rafael Nabors- Pulse; Carlos Cotallo- Decay; Shuying Li- Who Married Star Husbands; Zachary Meier- Prayers for Tranquillity; Douglas Hertz- From Lidless Eyes
Free - no tickets required
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