School of Music, Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan


Sara Billmann is the Vice President, Marketing & Communications for the University Musical Society (UMS), the National Medal of Arts-winning presenting organization at the University of Michigan. In this role, she oversees the strategic and creative campaigns for a 50-event season in classical music, theater, dance, jazz, and world music. She has served as co-chair of a national research study on value and impact in the arts and was project manager for UMS’s four-year Wallace Foundation Building Audiences for Sustainability grant, which focused on adventurous work and audiences and included a multi-year qualitative and quantitative research project.

Billmann received a Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. with additional certification in public management from Stanford University.