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.
Four piano students will enjoy a rare opportunity to perform concerti with the Ann Arbor Symphony in a free concert, as part of the requirements for their degree.
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.
Courtney Snyder, conductor, John Pasquale, guest conductor, Amy Porter, soloist.
Works written in tribute to someone or something are performed in celebration of an important anniversary of the composer or composition. Award-winning U-M Professor of Flute Amy Porter collaborates in a performance of distinguished alumnus Frank Ticheli’s new concerto, Silver Lining.
PROGRAM: Balmages- Fanfare Canzonique; Dello Joio- Fantasies on a Theme by Haydn; Grainger- Colonial Song; Schuman- George Washington Bridge; Barber- Commando March; Ticheli- Silver Lining; Tchaikovsky- Dance of the Jesters
Free - no tickets required
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