Welcome To Music At UM-Flint!
The Department of Music at UM-Flint offers its tradition of
musical and teaching excellence to you! Accredited by the
National Association of Schools of Music, our department is
recognized for its performances, creative and collaborative
students and faculty, and intellectually rigorous programs
If you are interested in being part of musical life at UMF,
we invite you to join us.
For those who wish to major or minor in music, or study
privately (applied music), please investigate these web
pages for additional information on degrees and programs
offered. For non-majors, we welcome your participation
in our ensembles. No audition is required for the University
Chorale, Wind Symphony, or Jazz Ensemble. (Auditions are
required for the Chamber Singers and other chamber music ensemble).
Contact the department (810.762.3377) and explore
these pages for more information.
Enrich your university life with Music at UM-Flint!
The Ensemble Experience
At the UM-Flint, student musicians are afforded the opportunity to perform with a variety of large and chamber vocal and instrumental ensembles whose mission is to provide music making at the highest levels.
The University Chorale, Music 210/410 meeting M/W from 12:30-1:45 PM
The University Chorale is a large choral ensemble open to all university students with music abilities and a desire to sing. Chorale students receive historical, theoretical and stylistic instruction about the works performed. Members of Chorale enjoy singing great choral literature, making music together, and sharing their art and the joy of music with the University and Flint community. This is a one credit course and performs a full-length concert at the end of Fall semester in the beautiful St. Paul's Episcopal Church in downtown Flint. For further information contact Dr. Gabriela Hristova, conductor, firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.
The Chamber Singers, Music 211/411 meeting Tues/Thurs from 12:30-2:00 PM
The Chamber Singers are a select, auditioned choral group on the University of Michigan – Flint campus, which performs in diverse styles from the Renaissance to nowadays, including contemporary vocal jazz and folk music. Throughout the Academic year Chamber Singers participate in a number of performances: the Department of MusiCollage Concert, Sounds of the Season Concert, Vocal Arts Concert and other events including an authentic madrigal dinner before the Sounds of the season concert. In the Winter Semester the choir also collaborates with the University Wind Symphony. The ensemble if open to advanced vocal students and students of the university by audition or permission of the instructor, based on vacancies in the ensemble. Interested students should contact Dr. Gabriela Hristova at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.
The Jazz Ensemble, Music 205/405 meeting M/W from 11 AM -12:20 PM
The Jazz Ensemble is open to all students on campus who have previous experience at playing a wind or rhythm-section instrument. The course includes rehearsal and performance of works from a wide range of jazz styles and periods, with an emphasis on improvisation. This is a one credit course.For further information contact Prof. Brian DiBlassio at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.
The Chamber String Ensemble, Music 302/402 meeting T/TR from 2:15-3:30 PM
The Chamber String Ensemble is open to all students on campus who have previous experience at playing violin, viola, cello or double-bass. The course includes rehearsal and performance of string music drawn from the Baroque era to the Twentieth-First Century. This is a one credit course. For further information contact Patrick Prouty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Wind Symphony is open to all students, staff, and faculty on campus who have previous experience at playing a wind or percussion instrument. The ensemble is committed to the idea of encouraging those who do not have career plans in music to develop musicianship and provide a performing experience through the wind band medium. This is a one credit course and typically performs three times each semester. For further information contact Dr. Chris Heidenreich, conductor, at email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Last updated 25 Dec 2012