The University Record, February 27, 1996

Canadian Brass leads off UMS March concert series

From the University Musical Society

 

The Canadian Brass, known worldwide for concerts that meld classics, pop, Dixieland and a dose of humor, will return to Ann Arbor on March 30 for an 8 p.m. concert in Hill Auditorium, under the sponsorship of the University Musical Society (UMS).

Their extraordinary performances, combined with their eclectic program, have enabled them to bring classical music to vast new audiences, while still providing some of the best musical entertainment found anywhere.

Tickets for the Canadian Brass concert, $16­$28, are available at the UMS box office by calling 764-2538, by fax to 747-1171, or by mail to UMS, Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.

Additional upcoming events from the University Musical Society include:

 

San Francisco Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas, 8 p.m. March 15, Hill Auditorium. Tickets $16­$42.

 

Garrick Ohlsson, 8 p.m. March 16, Hill Auditorium. Tickets $16­$36.

 

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Power Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. March 19 (family show), 8 p.m. March 20, March 21 and March 22. Tickets $16­$36; family show: adults $16, children $5.

 

Borodin String Quartet, 8 p.m. March 22, Rackham Auditorium. Tickets: $20­$32.

 

Guitar Summit II, 8 p.m. March 23, Rackham Auditorium. Tickets: $22­$34.

 

Michigan Chamber Players of the School of Music, 8 p.m. March 26, Rackham Auditorium. Free.

 

Choral Union and Toledo Symphony, 2 p.m. March 31, Hill Auditorium. Tickets: $12­$24.