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Advising on Secondary TCP Changes: March 30-April 2

The Secondary Teacher Certificate Program at UM-Flint is undergoing changes that will be effective in Fall 2015. The new model will better prepare our students to be high school teachers. All who are currently enrolled in a Secondary Teacher Certificate Program or considering teaching high school students should attend one of four upcoming advising sessions:  • Monday, […]

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Get to Know Joshua May, D.M.A., of the Music Department!

Joshua May, D.M.A., is a Lecturer I in the UM-Flint Music Department. He will be presenting research at the Voice Educator’s Symposium at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, on February 20 & 21, 2015. His research centers on the connection of historical bel canto technique development for training young tenor voices through the use of Mozart’s concert […]

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Giving BlueDay – Tuesday, December 2nd

On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014, the University of Michigan is asking you to turn Giving Tuesday into Giving BlueDay – a day of online giving to the funds of U of M, including UM-Flint. The College of Arts & Sciences is encouraging donors to pick a specific fund and the amount that is right for […]

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UM-Flint Wind Symphony Begins ‘Horns in the Attic’

Contact: Chris Heidenreich, Assistant Professor of Music, University of Michigan-Flint (810) 424-5315 or heidenr@umflint.edu The University of Michigan – Flint Wind Symphony is sponsoring a community service project seeking gently used wind instruments for use in two Flint area schools. The project is titled “Horns in the Attic,” and the band members are seeking to help […]

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History and Music Students Find New Knowledge with Nagata Shachu

 On Friday, October 10th, the Toronto-based group Nagata Shachu will be performing at the UM-Flint Theatre. This group has toured worldwide, with performances in their native Canada, the United States, and Italy. According to the UM-Flint History Department: “While rooted in the folk drumming traditions of Japan, this ensemble’s principal aim is to rejuvenate this ancient […]

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UM-Flint Music Student’s Band Signed by Shorebird

UM-Flint music student Taylor VonBrockdorff is a prolific performer who, in addition to his school studies, has recorded on several albums in the past year and played in different music groups around the state. He has also one of four members in the band Building Birds, an alternative rock group started in the spring of 2014 […]

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UM-Flint Students Play Mariachi

This spring, UM-Flint Music Department Chair Brian DiBlassio, presented a unique opportunity to some of his students: to expand their repertoires by learning to play mariachi music. The offer arose out of a need for music to complement the existing dance programs of El Ballet Folklórico Estudiantil, a local non-profit group focused on teaching traditional […]

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