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UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN | ANN ARBOR

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BE PRESENT

Be
Present
WINTER 2016

UMS unleashes the power of the performing arts in
order to engage, educate, transform, and connect individuals
with uncommon experiences. The Winter 2016 season is full of
exceptional, world-class, and truly inspiring performances.

Welcome to the UMS experience. We’re glad you’re present.
Enjoy the performance.

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When you attend a UMS performance,
you’re part of a larger equation:

ARTS
+ CULTURE
= ECONOMIC
PROSPERITY
nonprofit

in the greater Ann Arbor Area

$100 million annually
Together, we invest in our local community’s vibrancy.

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Community Foundation
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MARK
SCHLISSEL
President,
University of Michigan

KENNETH C.
FISCHER
UMS President

WINTER 2016

delighted that you’re joining us in our 137th season, one
of the most exciting, diverse, and engaging in our history.
In addition to what you’ll see on stage, UMS has a robust
education program serving people of all ages and also
oversees the 175-voice Grammy Award-winning UMS
Choral Union. We invite you to learn more about all of
our programs at ums.org and to become engaged with
UMS, whether it’s by making a gift to our campaign,
joining us at the Ann Arbor Y for a community dance
class with a visiting dance company, or buying a ticket
to a performance. We’re always eager to hear from you,
too! Join the conversation and share your thoughts after a
performance at umslobby.org. If you have any comments,
questions, or concerns, please be in touch with UMS
President Ken Fischer at 734.647.1174 or at
kenfisch@umich.edu. We hope to see you again soon.

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Welcome to this UMS performance. We’re

STEPHEN R.
FORREST
Chair,
UMS Board of Directors

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For those who leave Michigan, but for whom Michigan never leaves.

This is where you belong. Join today at umalumni.com

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To reveal the age
you feel,
stay on
your toes.

Table of
Contents
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Winter 2016
Season Calendar
8
Education
11
History

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Corporate Champions

WINTER 2016

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Leadership Donors

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Foundation,
Government, &
University Support
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People
Paul Izenberg, MD | David Hing, MD
Richard Beil, MD | Daniel Sherick, MD
Rachel Streu, MD

Art and medicine
performing in concert

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Generous Donors
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Winter 2016
Season Calendar
JANUARY
1/8

What’s in a Song?
A song recital evening
curated by Martin Katz
1/10

Jamie Barton,
mezzo-soprano
1/11

Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman,
conductor and violin
1/17

1/20

Jazz at Lincoln Center
Orchestra with
Wynton Marsalis
1 / 2 1 -2 3

Young Jean Lee’s
Theater Company
Untitled Feminist Show &
Straight White Men
1/22

Chamber Music Society
of Lincoln Center
1/24

NT Live: Charlotte
Brontë’s Jane Eyre
1/27

Ms. Lisa Fischer and
Grand Baton

FEBRUARY
2/2

Tanya Tagaq in concert
with Nanook of the North

3/19

Taylor Mac
A 24-Decade History
of Popular Music:
1960s–1980s

Montreal Symphony
Kent Nagano, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano

2/6

Gil Shaham, violin
with original films by
David Michalek
Bach Six Solos

Igor Levit, piano
2/13

Camille A. Brown &
Dancers
2/14

UMS Choral Union and
Organ
Love is Strong as Death
Scott Hanoian, conductor
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Sir András Schiff, piano
The Last Sonatas
of Haydn, Mozart,
Beethoven, and Schubert
2/19

The Triplets of Belleville
Benoît Charest,
composer-conductor
2/24

NT Live: Christopher
Hampton’s Les Liaisons
Dangereuses

MARCH
3/5

The Chieftains
3/11-12

Nufonia Must Fall
Kid Koala, DJ, producer,
and graphic novelist
3/15

Apollo’s Fire & Apollo’s
Singers
Bach’s St. John Passion

3/26

3/31-4/3

American Ballet Theatre
The Sleeping Beauty

APRIL
4/1

Mariachi Vargas de
Tecalitlán
4/3

NT Live: Shakespeare’s
As You Like It

WINTER 2016

NT Live: Shakespeare’s
Hamlet

2/5

4/8

Jerusalem String Quartet
4/14

Mnozil Brass
4/15

Zafir: Musical Winds
from North Africa to
Andalucía
Simon Shaheen, music
director
4/16

Bavarian Radio Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
4/23

The Bad Plus
Joshua Redman

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Education
EDUCATIONAL
EXPERIENCES
FOR
EVERYONE

At UMS, our mission goes beyond performance. We want you to create,
to explore, and to experience extraordinary new things. That is why we
offer a fascinating lineup of artist Q&As, conversations, workshops, and
interactive experiences, each designed to bring you closer to performance
and creation, and to expand your comfort zone. If you want to experience
something new, different, highly engaging, and eye-opening, we invite you
to participate in events inside and outside of the theater.

UMS.ORG/LEARN

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Mondays 1/18–2/15, 7–8:30 pm
(U-M Alumni Center, 200 Fletcher St.)

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UMS Night School: Constructing Identity

In our ongoing Night School series, UMS explores the dynamic quality
of how human and social identities are constructed and explored in this
season’s artistic program. How do artists’ personal identities inform their
work? Do audiences’ own identities shape what they see on the stage?
UMS Night School invites participants to discover the intersections of
performance and identity in music, theater, and dance, and to meet others
who share a similar interest. The Night School curriculum will include
attendance at and discussion of Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company’s
Untitled Feminist Show & Straight White Men, Tanya Tagaq, Taylor
Mac, and Camille A. Brown & Dancers Black Girl—Linguistic Play. These
90-minute classes combine conversation, interactive exercises, and lectures
with genre experts to draw you into the themes related to identity and
performance. Drop in to just one session, or attend them all. Events are free,
and no pre-registration is required.
WINTER 2016

Monday, 1/25
“Acting and Dancing Identity”
(Young Jean Lee’s Theater
Company, Tanya Tagaq, Taylor Mac)
Monday, 2/1
“Constructing Identity Onstage:
An Interview with Taylor Mac and
Tanya Tagaq”
(Tanya Tagaq, Taylor Mac)

Taylor Mac by Kevin Yatarola

Monday, 1/18
“Thinking about Identity and
Performance”
(Young Jean Lee’s Theater
Company)

Monday, 2/8
“Constructing Identity Together:
Artists and Audiences”
(Camille A. Brown & Dancers)
Monday, 2/15
“Reflection & Graduation”

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Tradition
Builds
the
Future

WINTER 2016

In our 137th season, we continue to showcase traditional performances
alongside contemporary artists for an offering that is unlike anything
available in the Midwest. UMS grew from a group of local members of the
University and townspeople in the 1870s who gathered together for the
study of Handel’s Messiah. Led by Professor Henry Simmons Frieze and
conducted by Professor Calvin Cady, the group assumed the name The
Choral Union. Many Choral Union members were also affiliated with the
University, and the University Musical Society was established soon after in
December 1880.
Since that first season, UMS has expanded greatly and now presents the
very best from a wide spectrum of the performing arts: internationally
renowned recitalists and orchestras, dance and chamber ensembles, jazz
and global music performers, and contemporary stagework and classical
theater. Through educational programming, the commissioning of new
works, youth programs, artist residencies, and collaborative projects, we
continue to strengthen our reputation for artistic distinction and innovation.
Photo: Hill Auditorium in 1928.

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Leadership
Donors
We recognize the donors who have made or completed multi-year
campaign commitments of $100,000 or more during the last year. In
addition, we recognize the individuals who have committed $50,000 or
more in support of the 2015–16 season.
B E RT R A M A S K W I T H ( 1 9 1 1 -2 0 1 5 )
PATTI ASK WI TH K EN N ER
“The arts have made a significant difference in my life and
my daughter’s life. I want every U-M student to have the
opportunity to experience the impact of the performing arts
at UMS. This is why I am offering every first and second year
student one free ticket — Bert’s Ticket — to introduce them to
a cultural experience at Michigan.”

E M I LY B AN DE RA
“One of the delights of living in Ann Arbor is the opportunity
to attend the many and varied programs brought to us by
UMS. We don't need to travel world-wide to experience these
'big city' events. I feel honored to help make this possible.”

DAL L AS AN D SH ARON DORT
“It could almost be said that we chose to move to Ann Arbor
post-career because of UMS. Who wouldn’t want to live in a
city that can attract such talent, and fill a 3,500-seat hall with
so many enthusiastic audiences? Now, we enjoy each season
all the more because, as donors, we’re an active part of UMS.
What a privilege!”

STE VE AN D ROS FORREST
“As students, we benefited from low-cost student tickets,
fostering a lifelong love of the performing arts. Our donation
will help to ensure that affordable tickets will be available to
today's students.”

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I L E N E FORSY TH
“I want to help chamber music flourish in Ann Arbor. My
support for the series began with its inception in 1963 and
I continue to believe that these concerts help nurture our
intellectual life as they stimulate and refresh us.”

M AXI N E AN D STUART F RANKE L
“We are delighted to partner with UMS for the fifth
year of the Renegade Series. Supporting Renegade
programming allows UMS to provide experiences for
the curious, adventurous, and experimental audience
member — allowing us to challenge our existing beliefs
and push our own boundaries.”

“We are proud to support UMS and the many programs
they offer University students. It is great to know that
students will have access to the greatest performing
artists from around the world. The arts are an important
part of a Michigan education.”

WINTER 2016

E U GE N E AN D E M I LY GRAN T

RI C H ARD AN D SU SAN GU TOW
"We enjoy classical and contemporary music, theater,
and dance, and feel privileged to add our endowment
to that of others to help ensure that UMS continues to
present adventuresome performances to the university
and Southeast Michigan communities."

PH I L AN D K ATH Y POW E R
"Thousands and thousands of lives have been made
richer and more profoundly aware through the music,
theater, and dance offerings of UMS. It’s hard to imagine
another institution that has had such an enormous
impact on so many over such a long time. UMS’s work
is enormously valuable and deserves generous support
from anybody who believes in the liberating power of the
performing arts."
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Corporate
Champions
We thank the following businesses for their commitments of $5,000 or more
for the 2015–16 season.
AL I C I A M . TO R R ES
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Altarum Institute
“The Arts stimulate the mind and inspire creativity. Hence, we at
Altarum are thrilled to support UMS and provide inspiring and
enjoyable cultural opportunities for our team and our community.
Altarum Institute serves the public good by solving complex
systems problems to improve human health through objective
research, technology, analysis, and consulting leadership skills.”

DOU GL ASS R. FOX
President, Ann Arbor Automotive
“We at Ann Arbor Automotive are pleased to support the artistic
variety and program excellence given to us by UMS.”

TIM OT H Y G . M A R S H A L L
President and CEO, Bank of Ann Arbor
“We take seriously our role as a community bank. While there have
been sizable cuts in arts funding over the years by both the private
and public sectors, Bank of Ann Arbor is delighted to continue to
sponsor UMS year after year. We are firm believers that the arts are
vital to the vibrancy of our cities, both culturally and economically.”

LA R RY B RYA N T
Ann Arbor Region President, Comerica Bank
“As a company with a long-standing commitment to diversity
and our community, Comerica is proud to continue its support of
UMS. We salute UMS on its efforts to enrich our community by
showcasing the talents of performing artists from around the world.
Congratulations to the leader and best in the performing arts.”

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“Conlin Travel has been a proud supporter of UMS for over
50 years. I will never forget attending one of my first UMS
concerts in 1975, listening to Vladimir Horowitz perform
Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Schumann, and others. UMS makes
Ann Arbor the most vibrant cultural community in Michigan
today.”

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CH R I S CO N L I N
President, Conlin Travel, Inc.

FAY E A L E X A N D E R N E L S O N
President, DTE Energy Foundation
“The DTE Energy Foundation is pleased to support exemplary
organizations like UMS that inspire the soul, instruct the mind,
and enrich the community.”

N AN C Y AN D RAN DAL L FAB E R
Founders, Faber Piano Institute
WINTER 2016

“We are proud to support UMS in its tradition of program
excellence and outreach that enriches our thoughts, our
families, and our community.”

JAM ES G . V E L L A
President, Ford Motor Company Fund
“Experiencing the world through music and the arts makes
us better as individuals while bringing us together as a
community. We are proud to support UMS and the important
role it plays in enriching our lives.”
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Ann Arbor Office Managing Partner, Honigman Miller
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“In our firm’s tradition of supporting major cultural institutions,
Honigman has been a long-time supporter of UMS. Our Ann
Arbor office is proud to carry on that tradition on behalf of all
of our attorneys, especially those who work and live in the Ann
Arbor area. We all view the exceptional cultural experiences
that UMS provides as key to the success of our community and
our firm.”
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MO H AM AD I SSA
Director, Issa Foundation
“The Issa Foundation is sponsored by the Issa family, which has
been established in Ann Arbor for the last 30 years, and is involved
in local property management as well as area public schools. The
Issa Foundation is devoted to the sharing and acceptance of culture
in an effort to change stereotypes and promote peace. UMS has
done an outstanding job bringing diverse and talented performers
to Ann Arbor.”
K I RK AL B E RT
Michigan Market President, KeyBank
“KeyBank remains a committed supporter of the performing arts
in Ann Arbor and we commend UMS for bringing another season
of great performances to the community. Thank you, UMS, for
continuing the tradition.”

MIC H AE L CON L I N
Director of Business Development, Level X Talent
“Level X Talent enjoys supporting UMS and its ongoing success
bringing world-class artistic talent to the community. Please join
us in congratulating UMS. As with the arts, consistently finding
and attracting exceptional talent in Advanced Technology can
be difficult. Level X Talent partners with our clients to meet that
challenge.”

KE I T H A L L M A N
President and Chief Executive Officer, Masco
“Masco is proud to support UMS and salutes its commitment to
providing excellent and diverse programs that spark a lifelong
passion for creativity. Thank you, UMS, for allowing all of us to
experience the transformative power of the performing arts!”

ALB E RT M . B E RRI Z
CEO, McKinley, Inc.
“The success of UMS is based on a commitment to present a
diverse mix of quality cultural performances. McKinley is proud
to support this tradition of excellence which enhances and
strengthens our community.”

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“A Michigan-Ohio State football ticket is still the best ticket in
all of sport. However, a UMS ticket always provides the best in
educational and artistic entertainment.”

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TH OM AS B . M C M U L L E N
President and CEO, McMullen Properties

DE N N I S SE RRAS
Owner, Mainstreet Ventures, Inc.
“As restaurant and catering service owners, we consider ourselves
fortunate that our business provides so many opportunities
for supporting UMS and its continuing success in bringing
internationally acclaimed talent to the Ann Arbor community.”

STE PH E N G. PAL M S
Principal, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
WINTER 2016

“Miller Canfield proudly supports UMS for enhancing our
quality of life by bringing the unfiltered immediacy of live
performing arts to our community.”

TO DD C L ARK
Regional President, Old National Bank
“At Old National Bank, we’re committed to community
partnership. That’s why, last year alone, we funded over $5
million in grants and sponsorships and our associates donated
almost 100,000 volunteer hours. It’s also the reason we’re
pleased to once again support UMS as a corporate sponsor
for the 2015–16 season.”

RI C H ARD L . DE VORE
Detroit and Southeast Michigan Regional President,
PNC Bank
“PNC Bank is proud to support the efforts of UMS and the Ann
Arbor community.”

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BROC K H ASTI E
Managing Partner, Retirement Income Solutions, Inc.
“With strong roots in the community for more than 30 years,
our team of investment advisors is proud to support UMS. We
recognize and appreciate UMS’s successful history and applaud
the organization’s ongoing commitment to presenting authentic,
world-renowned artists to the Ann Arbor community.”

SAVA L E LC AJ
Chief Executive Officer, Savco: Hospitality
“One of Ann Arbor’s greatest assets is UMS, which brings amazing,
best-in-class performances to our city season after season.
Savco Hospitality is honored to support UMS and its mission of
engaging, educating, transforming, and connecting the arts to our
community.”

JOE SESI
President, Sesi Lincoln Volvo Mazda
“UMS is an important cultural asset for our community. The Sesi Lincoln
Volvo Mazda team is delighted to sponsor such a fine organization.”

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JOHN W. STOU T
President, Stout Systems
“Supporting UMS is really a labor of love — love of music and the
performing arts and love of arts advocacy and education. Everyone
at Stout Systems knows we cannot truly be successful without
helping to make our community a better place. It is an honor to be
part of the UMS family.”

TO M TH O M PSO N
Owner, Tom Thompson Flowers
“Judy and I are enthusiastic participants in the UMS family. We
appreciate how our lives have been elevated by this relationship.”

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OSAMU “SI MON” N AGATA
President, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
North America, Inc.
“Toyota Technical Center is proud to support UMS, an
organization with a long and rich history of serving diverse
audiences through a wide variety of arts programming.”

TI F FAN Y FORD
President, University of Michigan Credit Union
“Thank you to UMS for enriching our lives. The University of
Michigan Credit Union is proud to be a part of another great
season of performing arts.”

MARK SC H L I SSE L
President, University of Michigan
WINTER 2016

“The University of Michigan is proud to support UMS as
a natural extension of our academic enterprise. UMS’s
outstanding performances and educational programs add
tremendous value for our students, faculty, alumni, and
regional community.”

MARSC H AL L RU N GE
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of
Michigan, and CEO, University of Michigan Health System
We are proud to partner with UMS for its 2015–16 season.
Music improves the quality of life for all of us, and,
increasingly, is recognized as an important ingredient for
better health.”

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Foundation, Government,
& University Support
UMS gratefully acknowledges the support of the following private
foundations, government agencies, and University of Michigan units:

$500,000 AND ABOVE
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

$20,000-$499,000
Anonymous
Charles H. Gershenson Trust

$5,000-$19,999
Benard L. Maas Foundation
The Seattle Foundation
University of Michigan Third Century Initiative

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SUPPORTING
THE ARTS
As a long-time patron of the arts,
Honigman and its Ann Arbor attorneys
are proud to support UMS.
Fernando Alberdi
Christopher A. Ballard
Maurice S. Binkow
Cynthia M. Bott
Anna M. Budde
Thomas W. Forster II
Carl W. Herstein
Richard D. Hoeg
Ann T. Hollenbeck
J. Michael Huget
Barbara A. Kaye

Tara E. Mahoney
Cyril Moscow
Leonard M. Niehoff
David N. Parsigian
Julie Kretzschmer Reitz
Eric J. Sosenko
James E. Stewart
Bea Swedlow
Sara E. Waidelich
Bill Winsten

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64th and 65th Performances of the 137th Annual Season
UMS Song Remix: A Biennial Songfest

This weekend’s performances are supported
by the Renegade Ventures Fund, established
by Maxine and Stuart Frankel.
Funded in part by the Building Audiences
for Sustainability initiative at The Wallace
Foundation and by the National Endowment
for the Arts.
Related activities funded in part by the Doris
Duke Charitable Foundation Endowment Fund.
Media partnership provided by Ann Arbor’s
107one.
Special thanks to Clare Croft, Tsukumo Niwa,
and Andrew Morton and the Flint Youth
Theatre for their participation in events
surrounding this weekend’s performances.
Taylor Mac appears by arrangement with
Pomegranate Arts.

C R E AT I V E T E A M
Taylor Mac / Co-Director, Concept, Writer, and Performer
Matt Ray / Music Director
Niegel Smith / Co-Director
Machine Dazzle / Costume Designer
John Torres / Lighting Designer
Jocelyn Clarke / Dramaturg

PRODUCTION TEAM
Associate Producer / Kaleb Kilkenny
Associate Producer / Alisa E. Regas
Executive Producer / Linda Brumbach
Co-Produced by / Pomegranate Arts and Nature’s Darlings

PERFORMERS
Taylor Mac / Vocals
Matt Ray / Piano, Backing Vocals
Bernice “Boom Boom” Brooks / Drums
Viva De Concini / Guitar
Jon Natchez / Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet, Flute, Clarinet
Gary Wang / Bass
Steffanie Christi’an / Backing Vocals
Thornetta Davis / Backing Vocals
Tsukumo Niwa, Robert Maynard, Brian Garcia, Rob Luzynski / Dandy Minions

This evening’s performance is approximately three hours in duration and will
be performed without intermission. Audience members are welcome to enter
and exit the theater as they wish.

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A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC
I suppose I’ve been subconsciously
kicking around the idea for
A 24-Decade History of Popular
Music for many years. I can pinpoint
the catalyst to an AIDS action I
attended in 1987. The action was
a profound experience for me, a
fairly isolated suburban queer kid
who had never met an out-of-thecloset homosexual, as I was suddenly
exposed to thousands of queers. What
has stuck with me from that day was
experiencing a community coming
together — in the face of such tragedy
and injustice — and expressing their
rage (and joy at being together) via
music, dancing, chanting, and agency.
Not only was the community using
itself to destroy an epidemic but the
activists were also using a disease,
their deterioration, and human
imperfection as a way to aid their
community. In many ways my entire
career has been about reenacting
this experience on the stage, in one
form or another, but a couple years
ago I decided to consciously go at
it. The result is a durational work
that explores the various ways
imperfection can foster community.
Most of my work uses the technique
of content dictating the form (thank
you, Mr. Sondheim). So when figuring
out what form would best represent
the content/theme of Imperfection
Fostering Community, I was drawn to
popular music. One could argue that
a classical song’s goal is to touch the
hem of God (to strive for perfection),
whereas a popular song is written
and performed to touch the people.
Popular songs use their simplicity,
imperfection, and humanity to rally
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people towards a cause (whether that
cause is to love, fight, celebrate, or
mourn). They are egalitarian songs;
ones we have easy access to and can
all join in on. As a result, I’ve decided
the popular song was the form I
wanted for a show about imperfection
fostering community. But one song or
one concert wouldn’t do. A community
is built over a number of years and
experiences and is multifaceted.
I needed variety and a form that
would not only represent the thing but
actually do the thing I was interested in
exploring. So I’m making a durational
concert that spans multiple years,
locations, and contains an onslaught of
popular songs. It goes like this:
For a number of years (at least five
but perhaps 10) I’ll be performing, in
New York, the US, and abroad, over
240 popular songs from the last 240
years of the United States (1776–
2016). The songs aren’t necessarily
American songs but songs that were
popular in the US and the set list is
broken down into themed concerts,
decade concerts (made up of songs
originated in the particular decade),
and other “shorter” durational
concerts: a 24-song concert, a 10-hour
19th-century concert, a 10-hour 20thcentury concert and, in 2016 in New
York City, the mother of them all, a 24hour concert that includes all 240 songs
and during which I’ll be performing
almost non-stop (a few bathroom
breaks) with a 24-piece-orchestra
(bring your bedding and toiletries).
The goal is that with each
performance we build the community
that is participating in this durational
work. To date we’ve performed 14 of

the decades at least once, and more
and more audience members are
becoming a part of the 24-Decade
History of Popular Music community
(we call them The Guild of Lilies).
They’re starting to get to know each
other and are using the ritual of a
shared experience as the impetus for
further involvement (businesses have
been started, lovers have been made,
weddings are even being planned).
Our next phase is to start shooting
live video-feed of the concerts so
that audience members who have
seen various concerts in New York or
Chicago can watch what happens in
London and stay connected with the
progression of the work.
It’s a dream come true to share this
work here and if this is your first time
joining us, welcome.
—Taylor Mac

What’s it like to spend the summer with Taylor Mac? Find out at UMSLobby.org.
Photo (next page): Taylor Mac; photographer: Kevin Yatarola.
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ARTISTS
Taylor Mac is a theater artist (who uses the
gender pronoun, judy), which means judy’s
a playwright, actor, singer-songwriter,
cabaret performer, performance artist,
director, and producer. TimeOut New York
has called judy “One of the most exciting
theater artists of our time” (naming judy
the best cabaret performer in New York
in 2012, and a future theater legend).
American Theater Magazine says, “Mac
is one of this country’s most heroic and
disarmingly funny playwrights. The New
Yorker says, (of Mac’s acting in the title
role of Brecht’s Good Person of Szechwan),
“One of contemporary theater’s more
unforgettable performances.” The Village
Voice named judy the best theater actor in
New York (2013), and the New York Times
says of Mac in general, “Fabulousness
can come in many forms, and Taylor Mac
seems intent on assuming every one of
them.” Judy’s work has been performed at
New York City’s Lincoln Center and The
Public Theater, the Sydney Opera House,
American Repertory Theater, Stockholm’s
Sodra Theatern, the Spoleto Festival,
Dublin’s Project Arts Centre, London’s
Soho Theatre, and literally hundreds of
other theaters, museums, music halls,
cabarets, and festivals around the globe.
Judy is the author of 16 full-length plays
and performance pieces including Hir
(recently premiered at San Francisco’s
Magic Theater), The Lily’s Revenge (Obie
Award), The Walk Across America for
Mother Earth (named one of the “Best
Plays of 2011” by the New York Times),
The Young Ladies Of (Chicago’s Jeff Award
nomination for “Best Solo”), Red Tide
Blooming (Ethyl Eichelberger Award),
The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac (Edinburgh
Festival’s Herald Angel Award), and in
collaboration with Mandy Patinkin,

Susan Stroman, and Paul Ford, Mac
created The Last Two People On Earth:
An Apocalyptic Vaudeville, which judy
is currently performing/touring with
Mr. Patinkin. Playscripts, Vintage Press,
New York Theatre Review, and New
York Theatre Experience have published
judy’s plays and judy is the recipient of
a Helen Merrill Playwriting Award, two
Sundance Theater Lab residencies, three
Map Grants, The Creative Capital Grant,
The James Hammerstein Award for
playwriting, three GLAAD Media Award
Nomination, two New York State Council
on the Arts Grants, a Massachusetts
Council of the Arts Grant, an Edward
Albee Foundation Residency, The Franklin
Furnace Grant, a Peter S. Reed Grant, and
The Ensemble Studio Theatre’s New Voices
Fellowship in playwriting. Mac is a proud
alum of the HERE Arts Center Resident
Artists program and is currently a New
Dramatists fellow and a New York Theater
Workshop Usual Suspect. Mac is the
recipient of the 2015 Herb Alpert Award
for Theater.
Machine Dazzle (costume design), né
Matthew Flower, moved to New York City
in 1994 after attending the University
of Colorado in Boulder. Mixing odd jobs
by day with art and dance clubs by night
erupted in a unique lifestyle grounded in
costume and performance art. Machine
Dazzle’s DIY and transgressive nature
comes face to face with his conceptualistas-artist identity; the results can be seen
on stages all over the world. He has worked
with Taylor Mac, Justin Vivian Bond, Joey
Arias, Julie Atlas Muz, Big Art Group, The
Crystal Ark, The Dazzle Dancers, Stanley
Love Performance Group, and The Pixie
Harlots, among others.
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Matt Ray (music director/piano/backing
vocals) can be seen in some of New
York’s best venues where he performs
nightly either fronting his own band,
or accompanying some of the city’s
most dynamic performers. Recent work
includes performing at Carnegie Hall
with Kat Edmonson, touring with Reggae
legend Burning Spear, music directing The
Billie Holiday Project at the Apollo Theater
in Harlem, string and piano arrangements
for the fifth season finale of Showtime’s
Nurse Jackie, performances at Joe’s Pub
with Joey Arias, performing in Paris with
Mx. Justin Vivian Bond, and monthly
gigs at Joe’s Pub with Bridget Everett and
the Tender Moments. Other recent work
includes performing at the Edinburgh
Fringe with Lady Rizo, and touring the
world with Taylor Mac and the Nature’s
Darlings ensemble in A 24 Decade History
of Popular Music. In addition, Mr. Ray
music directed and played piano in Taylor
Mac’s Obie Award-winning play The Lily’s
Revenge at the HERE Arts Center in New
York. He has released two jazz albums as
a leader: We Got It! (2001) and Lost In New
York (2006); and one album of original
pop/folk material called Songs For the
Anonymous (2013). For more information,
please visit www.mattraymusic.com.
Niegel Smith (co-director) is a
performance artist and theater director.
His theater work has been produced by
The Public Theater, Classical Theatre
of Harlem, Magic Theatre, Mixed Blood,
HERE Arts Center, Hip Hop Theatre
Festival, Summer Play Festival, New
York Fringe Festival, and the Phoenix
Theatre Ensemble, and his works have
been produced by Elastic City, American
Realness, the Prelude Festival, Abrons
Arts Center, Visual AIDS, the Van
Alen Institute, and PS 122. He often
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collaborates with artist Todd Shalom,
and together, they conceive and stage
interactive performances in public and
private environments. Mr. Smith was the
associate director of the Tony Awardwinning musical FELA! — restaging that
production in London, Lagos, and its
world tour. He assistant directed the offBroadway production of The 25th Annual
Putnam County Spelling Bee and both the
Broadway and off-Broadway productions
of Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change.
He has worked on the artistic staffs of
The Public Theater, Trinity Repertory
Company, and Providence Black Rep. He is
the artistic director of The Flea Theater.
For more information, please visit
www.niegelsmith.com.
Jocelyn Clarke (dramaturg) is currently
theatre adviser to the Arts Council of
Ireland and dramaturg at American Voices
New Play Institute at Arena Stage in
Washington, DC. He has taught dramaturgy
at the John Kennedy Centre for the
Performing Arts, Columbia University,
and Trinity College Dublin. He was the
Commissioning and Literary Manager of
the Abbey Theatre for four years, and lead
theater critic with The Sunday Tribune for
nine years. He is an associate artist with The
Civilians and Theatre Mitu in New York. He
has written six plays for Anne Bogart and
the SITI Company — Bob, Alice’s Adventures
Underground, Room, Score, Antigone, and
Trojan Women (After Euripides). The first
part of his new collaboration Hamlet/Ur
Hamlet with Theatre Mitu premiered in
Abu Dhabi last spring, and Trial By Fire, his
libretto for new electronic opera by Roger
Doyle about the philosopher Giordano
Bruno, will premiere in Dublin in late 2016.

John Torres (co-lighting designer) is
currently designing lighting for dance,
theater, opera, and print. Recent projects
include several productions with director
Robert Wilson including the world tour
of Philip Glass’ Einstein on the Beach and
Cheek to Cheek Live! with Tony Bennett
and Lady Gaga as part of the PBS Great
Performances series. Designs for opera
include Idomeneo, La Traviata, and Orfeo
for Opera Orchestre de Montpellier in
France. Work in dance has included designs
for the Trisha Brown Dance Company, Jonah
Boaker, and the Martha Graham Company. In
print, Mr. Torres is a frequent collaborator
with photographer Steven Klein.
Bernice “Boom Boom” Brooks (drums) is
a drummer, producer, and teaching artist
who has performed and shared the stage
with such greats as Tito Puente, Gregory
Hines, Patti Labelle, and many jazz and
R&B greats. She was a part of Jazz at
Lincoln Center’s “The History of Blues”
with Marion Cowings and has a national
commercial airing entitled “Five Fine
Fillies,” for Bank of America.
Viva DeConcini (electric guitar) plays
guitar like a flaming sword, a screaming
train, a ringing bell, and a scratching
chicken. She sings like if Freddy Mercury
had been a woman. She’s played everywhere
from Bonnaroo to Monterey Jazz Fest, and
been featured in Guitar Player Magazine.
Her last two records, Rock & Roll Lover and
Rhinestones & Rust, charted on CMJ.
Jon Natchez (baritone saxophone, trumpet,
flute, clarinet) is a multi-instrumentalist
who has been a touring musician since he
was 16. He has recorded on more than 100
albums playing more than 30 instruments,
including saxophone, trumpet, bass, lap
steel, banjo, tuba, mandolin, trombone,

French horn, and modular synthesizers.
For many years, he was a member of the
band Beirut, and has performed live and/
or recorded with David Byrne, St. Vincent,
Spoon, Passion Pit, Macklemore & Ryan
Lewis, The Antlers, Camera Obscura,
Calexico, The War On Drugs, Herman Dune,
Owen Pallett, Stars Like Fleas, Bishop Allen,
Yellow Ostrich, Liza Minnelli, Stephin
Merritt, John Zorn, Shugo Tokumaru, Craig
Wedren, Karen Elson, Nina Persson, James
Iha, and Zooey Deschanel.
Gary Wang (bass) originally hails
from Boston and San Francisco. Since
graduating from Columbia University in
1995, he has been living and playing bass
professionally in New York City, playing
and recording with artists including Anat
Fort, Ben Monder, Michael Leonhart , T.S.
Monk, Jon Gordon, Tessa Souter, John
McNeil, Matt Wilson, Bill McHenry, Chris
Cheek, Brad Shepik, Madeleine Peyroux,
Dena DeRose, Donald Fagen, Jon Gordon,
Seamus Blake, Kevin Hays, Bill Stewart,
and Billy Drummond, among many others.
Mr. Wang has toured the US, Europe,
Asia, and the Americas extensively, and
in 2002 was a participant in the US State
Department Jazz Ambassadors program,
performing in several nations of the
former Soviet Union. Mr. Wang has also
been involved in composing and music
production, most recently contributing
production, overdubbing work to projects
by numerous artists, among others, the
SF-based band The Invisible Cities, Michael
Leonhart, Sam Sadigursky, Goh Nakamura,
Andrew Watt, and film composer Jeff Grace.
Mr. Wang also composed and recorded the
music for several recent collaborations with
choreographer Kakuti Lin.
UMS welcomes Taylor Mac and company as
they make their UMS debuts this weekend.
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Pomegranate Arts (executive producer)
is an independent production company
dedicated to the development of
international contemporary performing
arts projects. Pomegranate Arts is the
exclusive producer and management for
the revival of Robert Wilson, Philip Glass,
and Lucinda Childs’ Olivier Award-winning
production of Einstein on the Beach.
Since its inception, Pomegranate Arts
has conceived, produced, or represented
projects by Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson,
London’s Improbable Theatre, Sankai Juku,
Dan Zanes, Lucinda Childs, and Goran
Bregovic. Special projects include Dracula:
The Music and Film with Philip Glass and
the Kronos Quartet; the music theater
work Shockheaded Peter; Brazilian
vocalist Virginia Rodrigues; Drama
Desk Award-winning Charlie Victor
Romeo; Healing The Divide, A Concert
for Peace and Reconciliation, presented

by Philip Glass and Richard Gere; and
Hal Willner’s Came So Far For Beauty,
An Evening Of Leonard Cohen Songs.
Upcoming projects include the remount
of Available Light by John Adams,
Lucinda Childs, and Frank Gehry; the
North American tour of Sankai Juku’s
newest work Umusuna; Taylor Mac’s
24-Decade History of Popular Music; and
a new work in development by Lucinda
Childs, Philip Glass, and James Turrell.
For more information, please visit
www.pomegranatearts.com.

P O M E G R A N AT E A R T S
Founder and President / Linda Brumbach
Managing Director, Creative / Alisa E. Regas
Managing Director, Operations / Kaleb Kilkenny
Associate General Manager / Linsey Bostwick
Company Manager/ Katie Ichtertz
Office Manager / Eva Amessé
Stage Manager / Jason Kaiser

A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC is commissioned in part by Belfast International Arts
Festival and 14-18 NOW, Carole Shorenstein Hays, The Curran SF; Carolina Performing Arts, at the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA; Hancher
Auditorium at the University of Iowa; Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; Melbourne Festival;
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; New Haven Festival of Arts & Ideas; New York Live Arts; OZ
Arts Nashville; and the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan.
This work was developed with the support of the Park Avenue Armory residency program and
the 2015 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab at the Sundance Resort with continuing Post-Lab
Dramaturgical Support through its initiative with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC was made possible with funding by the New England
Foundation for the Arts’ National Theater Project, with lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation.
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TONIGHT'S VICTORS FOR UMS

Renegade Ventures Fund,
established by Maxine and
Stuart Frankel
—
The Wallace Foundation
—
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Endowment Fund
—
National Endowment for the Arts
Supporters of this weekend’s performances by Taylor Mac.

M AY W E A L S O R E C O M M E N D . . .
2/13
2/19
3/11–12

Camille A. Brown & Dancers / Black Girl: Linguistic Play
The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert featuring Le Terrible
Orchestre de Belleville
Nufonia Must Fall

Tickets available at www.ums.org.
O N T H E E D U C AT I O N H O R I Z O N . . .
2/8–2/15
2/13
2/13

UMS Night School: Constructing Identity
(U-M Alumni Center, 200 Fletcher St., Mondays, 7–8:30 pm)
You Can Dance: Camille A. Brown & Dancers
(Ann Arbor Y, 400 W. Washington St., 2–3:30 pm)
Panel: A Celebration of 25 Years of the UMS Dance Series
(U-M Alumni Center, 200 Fletcher St., 4:00 pm)

Educational events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

As part of the UMS Mellon Initiative on Arts/Academic Integration, this
group advises UMS staff on opportunities to integrate our programming
more deeply and systematically into the academic life of the University of
Michigan.
Mark Clague
Clare Croft
Philip J. Deloria
Gillian Eaton

Linda Gregerson
Marjorie Horton
Joel Howell
Martha S. Jones

Daniel Klionsky
Lawrence
La FountainStokes

BE PRESENT

UMS Faculty Insight Group

Lester Monts
Melody Racine
Sidonie Smith
Emily Wilcox

UMS K-12 Think Tank
Through an annual think tank, UMS brings together K-12 educators and
administrators to help us stay aware of trends, changing resources,
and new opportunities for learning in the K-12 classroom. The following
individuals participated in May 2015:
Janet Callaway
Kathy Churchill
Colleen Conway
Amy Deller
Tia Farrell
Dayna Lang

Katie Mann
Naomi Norman
Michelle Peet
Yael Rothfeld
Sarena Shivers
Laura Wayne

Terra Webster
Amy Willacker

WINTER 2016

Robin Bailey
Ann Marie Borders
Deb Brzoska
Jennifer Burton
Rose Marie
Callahan

UMS Ambassadors
UMS Ambassadors advance the goals of UMS, champion the UMS
mission through community engagement, provide and secure financial
support, and assist in countless other ways.
Louise Taylor
Chair
William Shell
Vice Chair
Karen Bantel
Secretary
Wendy K. Zellers
Treasurer
Pat Bantle
Past Chair
Sassa Akervall
Arlene Barnes
Astrid Beck
Gail Bendit
Corry Berkooz
Connie Rizzolo
Brown
Richard Chang

Judy Cohen
Jon Desenberg
Susan DiStefano
Annemarie Kilburn
Dolan
Sharon Peterson
Dort
Gloria J. Edwards
Christina Ferris
Zita Gillis
Joan Grissing
Stephanie Hale
Jane Holland
Allison Jordon
Carol Kaplan
Nancy Karp
Barbara Kaye
Kendra Kerr
Freddi Kilburn
Ye Na Kim
Russell Larson

Michael Lee
Gloria Lewis
Laura Machida
Katie Malicke
Rita Malone
Valerie
Roedenbeck
Maloof
Patti McCloud
Terry Meerkov
Barbara Mulay
Magda Munteanu
Jane Nyman
Marjorie Oliver
Betty Palms
Karen Pancost
Ruth Petit
Julie Picknell
Susan Pollans
Anne Preston
Jeff Reece

Kathy Rich
Nan Richter
Audrey
Schwimmer
Carol Senneff
Arlene P. Shy
Elena Snyder
Ren Snyder
Susan Snyder
Linda Spector
Pam Tabbaa
Elaine Tetreault
Janet Torno
Martha Williams
Sarajane
Winkelman

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connecting audiences and artists in uncommon and engaging experiences.
A D M I N I S T R AT I O N &
FINANCE

E D U C AT I O N &
COMMUNITY
ENGAGEMENT

Saba Keramati
Programming &
Production Assistant

James P. Leija
Director of Education &
Community Engagement

Liz Stover Rosenthal
Programming Manager

Kathy Brown
Executive Assistant

Shannon Fitzsimons
Campus Engagement
Specialist

Christina Bellows
Ticket Services Manager

Jenny Graf
Tessitura Systems
Administrator

Teresa C. Park
Education Coordinator

Patricia Hayes
Financial Manager

Mary Roeder
Community Programs
Manager

John Peckham
Information Systems
Manager

MARKETING &
C O M M U N I C AT I O N S

Kenneth C. Fischer
President
John B. Kennard, Jr.
Director of Administration

Marnie Reid
Director of Development
Esther Barrett
Development Coordinator
Susan Bozell Craig
Associate Director of
Development, Corporate
Partnerships & Major Gifts
Rachelle Lesko
Annual Fund Manager
Lisa Michiko Murray
Associate Director of
Development, Foundation
& Government Relations
Cindy Straub
Manager of Volunteers &
Special Events
Mary A. Walker
Campaign Director and
Associate Director of
Development, Major Gifts

Sara Billmann
Director of Marketing &
Communications
Jesse Meria
Video Production
Specialist
Annick Odom
Marketing Coordinator
Anna Prushinskaya
Senior Manager of Digital
Media
Mallory Schirr
Marketing & Media
Relations Coordinator
PROGRAMMING &
PRODUCTION
Michael J. Kondziolka
Director of Programming
Jeffrey Beyersdorf
Production Director
Alex Gay
Production Coordinator
Anne Grove
Artist Services Manager
Mark Jacobson
Senior Programming
Manager

TICKET OFFICE

Megan Boczar
Ticket Office Assistant
Katherine McBride
Group Sales &
Promotions Coordinator
Ellen Miller
Ticket Office/Front-ofHouse Assistant
Anné Renforth
Ticket Services
Coordinator
Anna Simmons
Assistant Ticket Services
Manager

WINTER 2016

DEVELOPMENT

BE PRESENT

UMS Staff

Willie Sullivan
Front-of-House
Coordinator
Dennis Carter, Bruce
Oshaben, Brian Roddy
Head Ushers
UMS CHORAL
UNION
Scott Hanoian
Music Director &
Conductor
Arianne Abela
Assistant Conductor
Kathleen Operhall
Chorus Manager
Nancy Heaton
Chorus Librarian
Jean Schneider
Accompanist
Scott VanOrnum
Accompanist
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we hope you’ll consider
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contact Cindy Straub at
734.647.8009 or
straub@umich.edu.

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Generous
Donors
Campaign Gifts and Multi-Year Pledges
To help ensure the future of UMS, the following donors have made gifts
to the Victors for Michigan campaign. We are grateful to these donors for
their commitments.
$50,0 0 0 –$74,999

Maxine Frankel and
James Stanley

Essel and Menakka Bailey
Daniel and Barbara Balbach
Penny and Ken Fischer
Beverley and Gerson Geltner
Mohamad Issa/Issa
Foundation
Miller, Canfield, Paddock
and Stone, P.L.C.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald L.
Morelock
Agnes Moy-Sarns and David
Sarns and the Sarns Family
Gil Omenn and Martha
Darling
Tim and Sally Petersen
Phil and Kathy Power
Sharon and Doug Rothwell
Linda Samuelson and Joel
Howell
Jane and Edward Schulak
Dennis and Ellie Serras
Glenn E. Watkins
Marina and Bob Whitman
Gerald B. Zelenock

$ 5 00,0 0 0 O R MO R E

Carl Cohen
Ilene H. Forsyth
Maxine and Stuart Frankel
Foundation
Eugene and Emily Grant
Family Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation
Candis J. and Helmut F. Stern
The Wallace Foundation
$ 1 00,00 0 –$ 4 99,9 9 9

Anonymous
Bert Askwith and Patti
Askwith Kenner
Emily W. Bandera
Dennis Dahlmann
Sharon and Dallas Dort
Stephen and Rosamund
Forrest
Susan and Richard Gutow
Wallis Cherniack Klein
David Leichtman and Laura
A. McGinn
Norma and Dick Sarns
Ron and Eileen Weiser
Max Wicha and Sheila
Crowley
Ann and Clayton Wilhite
$ 7 5 ,000 –$ 99,9 9 9

David and Phyllis Herzig
Nancy and James Stanley

$25,0 0 0 –$49,999

Carol Amster
Cheryl Cassidy
Junia Doan
John R. Edman and Betty B.
Edman
Barbara H. Garavaglia
Charles H. Gershenson Trust
Anne and Paul Glendon
Norman and Debbie Herbert
Carl and Charlene Herstein
Jerry and Dale Kolins

Jeffrey MacKie-Mason and
Janet Netz
Martin Family Foundation
M. Haskell and Jan Barney
Newman
Dan and Sarah Nicoli
Lois Stegeman
Stout Systems
John W. and Gail Ferguson
Stout
Karen and David Stutz
Dody Viola
$15,000– $ 24 , 999

Michael and Suzan
Alexander
Linda and Ronald Benson
Valerie and David Canter
Sara and Michael Frank
Wendy and Ted Lawrence
Virginia and Gordon Nordby
Eleanor Pollack

WINTER 2016

C AM PAI G N CO - C H A I R S

$5,000– $ 14 , 999

Barbara Anderson and John
Romani
John and Lillian Back
Karen Bantel and Steve
Geiringer
Suzanne A. and Frederick J.
Beutler
Conlin Travel, Inc.
Tim and Robin Damschroder
Michele Derr
Ann Martin and Russ Larson
Steve and Betty Palms
Eric and Ines Storhok

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a named endowment with a minimum
gift of $25,000. We extend our deepest
appreciation to the many donors who
have established and/or contributed
to the following funds:

The Zell Visiting Writers
Series offers regular
readings by some of the
finest global voices in
contemporary literature.

H. Gardner and Bonnie Ackley Endowment Fund
Herbert S. and Carol Amster Endowment Fund
Catherine S. Arcure Endowment Fund
Carl and Isabelle Brauer Endowment Fund
Dahlmann Sigma Nu Endowment UMS Fund
Hal and Ann Davis Endowment Fund
Dallas and Sharon Dort Endowment Fund
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Endowment
Fund
John R. and Betty B. Edman Endowment Fund
Epstein Endowment Fund
Stephen and Rosamund Forrest Student Ticket
Endowment Fund
Ilene H. Forsyth Endowment Funds for Choral
Union, Chamber Arts, and Theater
James Garavaglia Theater Endowment Fund
Anne and Paul Glendon Endowment Fund
Susan and Richard Gutow Renegade Ventures
Endowment Fund
George N. and Katharine C. Hall Endowment Fund
Norman and Debbie Herbert Endowment Fund
David and Phyllis Herzig Endowment Fund
JazzNet Endowment Fund
William R. Kinney Endowment Fund
Wallis Cherniack Klein Endowment for Student
Experiences
Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Kolins Shakespearean
Endowment Fund
Frances Mauney Lohr Choral Union Endowment
Fund
Natalie Matovinović Endowment Fund
Medical Community Endowment Fund
Dr. Robert and Janet Miller Endowment Fund
NEA Matching Fund
Ottmar Eberbach Funds
Palmer Endowment Fund
Mary R. Romig-deYoung Music Appreciation Fund
Prudence and Amnon Rosenthal K-12 Education
Endowment Fund
Charles A. Sink Endowment Fund
Herbert E. and Doris Sloan Endowment Fund
James and Nancy Stanley Endowment Fund
Susan B. Ullrich Endowment Fund
UMS Endowment Fund
The Wallace Endowment Fund
The Zelenock Family Endowment Fund

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Hill Auditorium

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October 24
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December 11
Hill Auditorium

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March 12
Michigan Theater

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November 7
Michigan Theater

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January 16
Michigan Theater

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April 9
Michigan Theater

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We are grateful to the following donors for including UMS in their
estate plans. These gifts will provide financial support to UMS for
generations to come.
Gideon and Carol Hoffer
Marilyn G. Jeffs
Thomas C. and Constance M. Kinnear
Diane Kirkpatrick
Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Kolins
Frank Legacki and Alicia Torres
Leo and Kathy Legatski
Richard LeSueur
Robert and Pearson Macek
Susan McClanahan
Griff and Pat McDonald
Joanna McNamara
M. Haskell and Jan Barney Newman
Len Niehoff
Dr. and Mrs. Frederick O’Dell
David Parsigian
Irena Politano
Eleanor Pollack
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis M. Powers
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Radock
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ricketts
Prue and Ami Rosenthal
Irma J. Sklenar
Art and Elizabeth Solomon
Richard W. Solt
Hildreth Spencer
Eric and Ines Storhok
Louise Taylor
Roy and JoAn Wetzel
Ann and Clayton Wilhite
Max Wicha and Sheila Crowley
Marion Wirick
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Zollar

WINTER 2016

Anonymous
Bernard and Raquel Agranoff
Mike Allemang
Carol and Herb Amster
Neil P. Anderson
Dr. and Mrs. David G. Anderson
Catherine S. Arcure
Barbara K. and Laurence R. Baker
Rodney and Joan Bentz
Kathy Benton and Robert Brown
Linda and Maurice Binkow
Elizabeth S. Bishop
Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond
Mr. and Mrs. Pal E. Borondy
Barbara Everitt Bryant
Lou and Janet Callaway
Pat and George Chatas
Mr. and Mrs. John Alden Clark
Carl Cohen
Alan and Bette Cotzin
Mary C. Crichton
Dallas and Sharon Dort
Penny and Ken Fischer
Susan Ruth Fisher
Meredith L. and Neal Foster
Thomas and Barbara Gelehrter
Beverley and Gerson Geltner
Dr. Sid Gilman and Dr. Carol Barbour
Anne and Paul Glendon
Thea and Elliot Glicksman
Debbie and Norman Herbert
David and Phyllis Herzig
Rita and Peter Heydon
John and Martha Hicks

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Planned Gifts/Bequests

How to Make a Gift
UMS excites the imagination, sparks creativity, sharpens collaboration,
inspires new ways of thinking, and connects us in ways that only the
arts can. Your gift of any size will enable UMS to deliver world-class
performances and create outstanding educational opportunities for our
community.
Please send gift to:
UMS Development
881 N. University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1011
For more information, please call 734.764.8489 or visit ums.org/support.

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UMS Support – July 1, 2014–December 15, 2015
The following list includes donors who made gifts to UMS between July 1, 2014
and December 15, 2015. Due to space restraints, we can only list in the UMS
program book those who donated $250 or more. Donors of $1-$249 will be
included in the online list at ums.org.
P RO D UC E R S
($5 0 0,0 0 0 OR M O R E )

Max Wicha and Sheila Crowley
Ann and Clayton Wilhite

Ilene H. Forsyth #
Eugene and Emily Grant Family
Foundation
University of Michigan

V IRTUOSOS
( $1 0,000– $1 9, 999)

D I RECTOR S
($1 0 0,0 0 0 –$ 4 9 9, 9 9 9)
Anonymous
Carl and Isabelle Brauer Fund #
Ford Motor Company Fund and
Community Services
Maxine and Stuart Frankel
Foundation
Karl V. Hauser #
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
University of Michigan Health System
The Wallace Foundation

S O LO I ST S
($5 0,0 0 0 –$ 9 9, 9 9 9)
Anonymous
Anonymous #
Bert Askwith and Patti Askwith
Kenner
Community Foundation for
Southeast Michigan
Dance/USA
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
DTE Energy Foundation
Masco Corporation Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Linda and Stuart Nelson
in honor of Ken Fischer

MAES T ROS
($20,0 00 –$ 4 9, 9 9 9)
Anonymous
Anonymous #
Emily W. Bandera, M.D.
Noreen and Kenneth Buckfire
Sharon and Dallas Dort #
Stephen and Rosamund Forrest #
Barbara H. Garavaglia #
in memory of Jim Garavaglia
Beverley and Gerson Geltner
Charles H. Gershenson Trust, Maurice
S. Binkow, Trustee
Susan and Richard Gutow #
KeyBank
Jeffrey MacKie-Mason and Janet Netz
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural
Affairs
Philip and Kathy Power
Norma and Dick Sarns #
Sesi Lincoln
Toyota
Bruce G. Tuchman
U-M Third Century Initiative
Ron and Eileen Weiser

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Gerald and Gloria Abrams
includes gift in honor of John M.
Nicklas
Altarum Institute
Menakka and Essel Bailey #
Barbara and Daniel Balbach #
Bank of Ann Arbor
Joseph A. Bartush, LS&A, Class of '71
Bendit Foundation
Rachel Bendit and Mark Bernstein
Maurice and Linda Binkow
Carl Cohen
Jim and Patsy Donahey
Penny and Ken Fischer
Anne and Paul Glendon
David and Phyllis Herzig
Joel Howell and Linda Samuelson
The Japan Foundation
Frank Legacki and Alicia Torres
Natalie Matovinović
in memory of Josip Matovinović MD
McKinley Associates, Inc.
Thomas and Deborah McMullen
McMullen Properties
Ann R. Meredith
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone
P.L.C.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Morelock
New England Foundation for the Arts
Old National Bank
Gil Omenn and Martha Darling
Leslee and Michael Perstein
in honor of Margie McKinley
Tim and Sally Petersen #
PNC Foundation
James Read
Retirement Income Solutions
Sharon and Doug Rothwell
Agnes Moy-Sarns and David Sarns
Jane and Edward Schulak
Dennis and Ellie Serras
Gary and Diane Stahle
Nancy and James Stanley
University of Michigan Credit Union
Stanford and Sandra Warshawsky
Robert O. and Darragh H. Weisman
in honor of Jean and Sidney Silber
Robert and Marina Whitman
Fred and Judy Wilpon
Gerald B. (Jay) Zelenock #

CONCERTMASTERS
( $5,000– $9, 999)
Michael Allemang and Janis Bobrin
Carol Amster

# indicates that a donation was made to support a UMS Endowment Fund

Barbara A. Anderson
includes gift in memory of John H.
Romani
Ann Arbor Automotive
Anonymous
Linda and Ronald Benson
Andrew and Lisa Bernstein
Gary Boren
Edward and Mary Cady
Valerie and David Canter
Cheryl Cassidy
Comerica Bank
Anne and Howard Cooper
Junia Doan
Faber Piano Institute
Randall and Nancy Faber
David and Jo-Anna Featherman
Barbara G. Fleischman
George W. Ford
includes gift in memory of Steffi
Reiss
Katherine and Tom Goldberg
Lynn and Martin Halbfinger
Norman and Debbie Herbert #
Carl and Charlene Herstein
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn
LLP
David and Sally Kennedy
in memory of Elizabeth Earhart
Kennedy
Jerry and Dale Kolins #
Samuel and Marilyn Krimm
Level X Talent
Richard and Carolyn Lineback
Benard L. Maas Foundation
Mardi Gras Fund
Martin Family Foundation #
Dan and Sarah Nicoli
THE MOSAIC FOUNDATION (of R. &
P. Heydon)
M. Haskell and Jan Barney Newman
Virginia and Gordon Nordby
Rob and Quincy Northrup
Eleanor Pollack
Frances Quarton
Corliss and Dr. Jerry Rosenberg
in honor of Ken Fischer
Prue and Ami Rosenthal
Lynne Rosenthal
RunSignUp
Savco Hospitality
Lois Stegeman
The Summer Fund of the Charlevoix
County Community Foundation
Stout Systems
John W. and Gail Ferguson Stout
Karen and David Stutz
includes gift in honor of Donald
and Antoinette Morelock
Dody Viola
Dr. Carl Winberg
in honor of Margie McKinley

PATRONS
( $1 ,0 0 0 – $2,499)
Katherine Aldrich
Richard and Mona Alonzo
American Title Company of
Washtenaw
Christiane Anderson
David G. and Joan M. Anderson #
John Anderson and Lyn McHie
Dave and Katie Andrea
Anonymous
Anonymous
in honor of Jean Campbell
Dr. and Mrs. Rudi Ansbacher
Harlene and Henry Appelman
Dr. Frank J. Ascione
Bob and Martha Ause
Elizabeth R. Axelson and Donald
H. Regan
Jonathan Ayers and Teresa
Gallagher
Patricia Bard
Lisa and Jim Baker
Rosalyn, Joshua and Beth Barclay
in memory of Mel L. Barclay, M.D.
John and Ginny Bareham
David and Monika Barera
Anne Beaubien and Phil Berry
Cecilia Benner
in memory of David Lebenbom
Dr. Rosemary R. Berardi and Dr.
Carolyn R. Zaleon
Sara Billmann and Jeffrey Kuras
Joan Binkow
John Blankley and Maureen Foley
Blue Nile Restaurant
Margaret and Howard Bond
Rebecca S. Bonnell
Charles and Linda Borgsdorf
Laurence and Grace Boxer
Dr. and Mrs. Ralph R. Bozell
Dale E. and Nancy M. Briggs
Bill Brinkerhoff and Kathy Sample
David and Sharon Brooks
Robert and Jeannine Buchanan
Lawrence and Valerie Bullen
Joan and Charley Burleigh
Barbara and Al Cain
Lou and Janet Callaway
Dan Cameron Family Foundation
Jean W. Campbell
Sally Camper and Bob Lyons
Thomas and Marilou Capo
Anne Chase
Patricia Chatas
Myung Choi
Brian and Cheryl Clarkson
Ellen and Hubert Cohen
Deborah Keller-Cohen and Evan
Cohen
Connie and Jim Cook

Mac and Nita Cox
Christopher Dahl and Ruth Rowse
in honor of Ken Fischer
Timothy and Robin Damschroder
Charles and Kathleen Davenport
Michele Derr
in memory of Ellwood Derr
Monique Deschaine
Molly Dobson
Jill and Doug Dunn
Peter and Grace Duren
Rosalie Edwards/Vibrant Ann
Arbor Fund of the Ann Arbor Area
Community Foundation
Johanna Epstein and Steven Katz
Harvey and Elly Falit
in honor of Carol and Norman
Schnall
Margaret and John Faulkner
Esther Floyd
Food Art
Dan and Jill Francis
Judy and Paul Freedman
Leon and Marcia Friedman
Bill and Boc Fulton
Zita and Wayne Gillis
Heather and Seth Gladstein
Barbara and Fred Goldberg #
Cozette T. Grabb
Nicki Griffith
Leslie and Mary Ellen Guinn
Kenneth and Margaret Guire #
Marlys Hamill
Jeff Hannah and Nur Akcasu
Randall L. and Nancy Caine
Harbour #
Clifford and Alice Hart
Larry Hastie
Daniel and Jane Hayes
Sivana Heller
Diane S. Hoff #
Robert M. and Joan F. Howe
Eileen and Saul Hymans
IATSE Local 395
Jean Jacobson
Janet and Wallie Jeffries
Timothy and Jo Wiese Johnson
Liz Johnson
Kent and Mary Johnson
in memory of Dr. Mel Barclay
Mark and Madolyn Kaminski
Richard and Sylvia Kaufman
in honor of Ken Fischer
James A. Kelly and Mariam C.
Noland
Carolyn and Jim Knake
Michael J. Kondziolka and MathiasPhilippe Badin
Barbara and Michael Kratchman
Donald and Jeanne Kunz
Ann Martin and Russ Larson
Jerry and Marion Lawrence
John K. Lawrence and Jeanine A.
DeLay
David Leichtman and Laura A.
McGinn
Richard LeSueur
Evie and Allen Lichter
Fran Lyman
John and Cheryl MacKrell
Edwin and Cathy Marcus

WINTER 2016

Jim and Barbara Adams
Michael and Suzan Alexander
Anonymous
Arts Midwest Touring Fund
John and Lillian Back
Karen Bantel and Steve Geiringer
Dr. Carol Barbour and Dr. Sid
Gilman
Robert and Wanda Bartlett
Bradford and Lydia Bates
Kathy Benton and Robert Brown
Suzanne A. and Frederick J.
Beutler #
DJ and Dieter Boehm
includes gift in honor of Sara
Billmann
Carolyn M. Carty and Thomas H.
Haug
Jean and Ken Casey
Conlin Travel, Inc.
Julia Donovan Darlow and John
Corbett O'Meara
Elena and Nicholas Delbanco
Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
Alice Dobson
John Dryden and Diana Raimi
Charles and Julia Eisendrath
Joan and Emil Engel
Sara and Michael Frank
Prof. David M. Gates
Thomas and Barbara Gelehrter
Bill and Ruth Gilkey
John Griffith
Robert and Dannielle Hamilton
Katherine D. Hein
David W. Heleniak #
Connie and Tom Kinnear
Diane Kirkpatrick
Philip and Kathryn Klintworth
Ted and Wendy Lawrence
Leo and Kathy Legatski
Carolyn and Paul Lichter
Lawrence and Rebecca Lohr #
E. Daniel and Kay Long #
Jean E. Long
Ernest and Adèle McCarus
Susan McClanahan and Bill
Zimmerman
includes a gift in honor of
Donald and Antoinette Morelock
Estate of Michael G. McGuire
Paul Morel and Linda Woodworth
Anthony and Vivian Mosellie
William Nolting and Donna
Parmelee
Steve and Betty Palms
Elizabeth and David Parsigian
Judith A. Pavitt
Bertram and Elaine Pitt
Rick and Mary Price
Jim and Bonnie Reece
John W. Reed
in honor of Ken Fischer
Anthony L. Reffells
Nathaniel and Melody Rowe
Herbert and Ernestine Ruben
Frankie and Scott Simonds
in honor of Candis and Helmut
Stern

Victor Strecher and Jeri Rosenberg
Ed and Natalie Surovell
Judy and Lewis Tann
Keturah Thunder Haab
Jim Toy
includes gifts in honor of Ken
Fischer and in memory of Jerry
Fischer
Elise Weisbach

BE PRESENT

L EAD ER S
($2, 5 0 0 –$ 4, 9 9 9)

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Nancy and Philip Margolis
Betsy Yvonne Mark
W. Harry Marsden
Howard L. Mason
Mary M. Matthews
Jerry A. and Deborah Orr May #
W. Joseph McCune and Georgiana
M. Sanders
Griff and Pat McDonald
James H. McIntosh and Elaine K.
Gazda
Margaret McKinley
Michael and Terrie McLauchlan #
Scott and Julie Merz
Bert and Kathy Moberg
Lester and Jeanne Monts
Virginia Morgan
Moscow Philanthropic Fund
John and Ann Nicklas
Susan and Mark Orringer #
Elisa A. Ostafin
Lisa and John Peterson
Pfizer Foundation
Juliet S. Pierson
Susan Pollans and Alan Levy
Stephen and Bettina Pollock
Jeff Reece
Marnie Reid
Ray and Ginny Reilly
Malverne Reinhart
Richard and Susan Rogel
Huda Karaman Rosen
Craig and Jan Ruff
Karem and Lena Sakallah
Maya and Stephanie Savarino
Erik and Carol Serr
Janet Shatusky
Alyce Sigler
Carl Simon and Bobbi Low
Nancy and Brooks Sitterley
Michael Sivak and Enid Wasserman
Barbara Furin Sloat
Janet Kemink and Rodney Smith, MD
Ren and Susan Snyder
Linh and Dug Song
Cheryl Soper
Michael B. Staebler and Jennifer R.
Poteat
Ted St. Antoine
Virginia E. Stein #
Eric and Ines Storhok
Dalia and Stan Strasius
Charlotte Sundelson
Louise Taylor
Ted and Eileen Thacker
Louise Townley
Jeff and Lisa Tulin-Silver
Susan B. Ullrich #
Jack and Marilyn van der Velde
Douglas and Andrea Van Houweling
Joyce Watson and Marty Warshaw
Harvey and Robin Wax
includes a gift in honor of Penny
Fischer
Lauren and Gareth Williams
Max and Mary Wisgerhof
Charles Witke and Aileen Gatten
The Worsham Family Foundation
Thomas and Karen Zelnik
Thomas and Erin Zurbuchen #

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BEN EFAC TORS
( $500– $999)
Tena Achen
Roger Albin and Nili Tannenbaum
Christine W. Alvey
Neil P. Anderson
Anonymous
Sandy and Charlie Aquino
Penny and Arthur Ashe
Ralph and Barbara Babb
in memory of Jim Garavaglia
Laurence R. and Barbara K. Baker
Reg and Pat Baker
Nancy Barbas and Jonathan Sugar
Astrid B. Beck
Gail M. Bendit
Rodney and Joan Bentz
James K. and Lynda W. Berg
Peggy and Ramon Berguer
in honor of Jim and Nancy Stanley
L. S. Berlin and Jean McPhail
Raymond and Janet Bernreuter
Dr. John E. Billi and Dr. Sheryl Hirsch
William and Ilene Birge
Jerry and Dody Blackstone #
Ron and Mimi Bogdasarian
R.M. Bradley and C.M. Mistretta
Joel Bregman and Elaine Pomeranz
Charles C. Bright and Susan Crowell
Susan and Oliver Cameron
Thomas and Colleen Carey
Brent and Valerie Carey
Jack and Susan Carlson
Barbara Mattison Carr
Andrew Caughey MD and
Shelly Neitzel MD
Tsun and Siu Ying Chang
Samuel and Roberta Chappell
John and Camilla Chiapuris
Reginald and Beverly Ciokajlo
Mark Clague and Laura Jackson
Judy and Malcolm Cohen
Jon Cohn and Daniela Wittmann
Arnold and Susan Coran
Paul Courant and Marta Manildi
Katherine and Clifford Cox
Clifford and Laura Craig #
John and Mary Curtis
Roderick and Mary Ann Daane
Linda Davis and Bob Richter
in honor of Ken Fischer
David Deromedi
in memory of Nancy Deromedi
Andrzej and Cynthia Dlugosz
Karen Yamada and Gary Dolce
Ed and Mary Durfee
James F. Eder
John R. Edman
Gloria Edwards
Barbara and Tony Eichmuller
Alan S. Eiser
Phil and Phyllis Fellin
Carol Finerman
Susan Fisher
Scott and Janet Fogler
David Fox and Paula Bockenstedt
Christopher Friese
in honor of Jerry Blackstone
Carol Gagliardi and David Flesher
Tom Gasloli
Renate Gerulaitis

David and Maureen Ginsburg #
Ken Gottschlich and Martha Pollack
Christopher and Elaine Graham
Martha and Larry Gray
Dr. John and Renee M. Greden
Drs. Patricia and Stephen Green
Raymond Grew
Werner H. Grilk
in memory of Warren L. Hallock
Steven and Sheila Hamp
Alan Harnik and Prof Gillian FeeleyHarnik
Martin D. and Connie D. Harris
Dr. Don P. Haefner and Dr. Cynthia
J. Stewart
Helen C. Hall
Stephen Henderson
Kay Holsinger and Douglas C. Wood
Jim and Colleen Hume
Ann D. Hungerman
Harold Ingram #
Isciences, L.L.C.
John and Gretchen Jackson
Hank and Karen Jallos
Mark and Linda Johnson
Mattias Jonsson and Johanna
Eriksson
Don and Sue Kaul
David H. and Gretchen Kennard
John Kennard and Debbi Carmody
Paul and Dana Kissner
Jean and Arnold Kluge
Barbara and Ronald Kramer
Mary L. Kramer
in honor of Ken Fischer
Gary and Barbara Krenz
Jane Fryman Laird
Joan and Melvyn Levitsky
Jennifer Lewis and Marc Bernstein
James and Jean Libs
Marty and Marilyn Lindenauer
Rod and Robin Little
Joan Lowenstein and Jonathan Trobe
Brigitte Maassen
William and Jutta Malm
Melvin and Jean Manis
Susan Martin
Judythe and Roger Maugh
Martha Mayo and Irwin Goldstein
Margaret and Harris McClamroch
Jordan McClellan
Bill and Ginny McKeachie
Semyon and Terry Meerkov
Bernice and Herman Merte
Fei Fei and John Metzler
Lee Meyer
Dr. James M. Miller and Dr. Rebecca
H. Lehto
Lewis and Kara Morgenstern
Lisa and Steve Morris
Brian and Jacqueline Morton
Drs. Louis and Julie Jaffee Nagel
John and Ann Nicklas
Marylen S. Oberman
Elizabeth Ong
M. Joseph and Zoe Pearson
Jean and Jack Peirce
Wesen and William Peterson
Diana and Bill Pratt
Wallace and Barbara Prince
Cynthia and Cass Radecki

Judith Abrams
Jan and Sassa Akervall
Gordon and Carol Allardyce
James and Catherine Allen
Catherine M. Andrea
Ann Arbor Area Community
Foundation
Anonymous
Bernard and Raquel Agranoff
Dr. Diane M. Agresta
Helen and David Aminoff
Ralph and Elaine Anthony
Lisa and Scott Armstrong
Eric and Nancy Aupperle
Rosemary and John Austgen
Robert and Mary Baird
Pat Bantle
Barbara Barclay

Susan Froelich and Richard Ingram
in memory of Eugene O. Ingram
Philip and Renée Woodten Frost
Enid Galler
Charles and Janet Garvin
Sandra Gast and Greg Kolecki
Bob and Julie Gates
Michael Gatti and Lisa Murray
Prof. Beth Genne and Prof. Allan
Gibbard
Chris Genteel and Dara Moses
J. Martin Gillespie and Tara Gillespie
Thea and Elliot Glicksman
Google Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Janet
Goss #
Marla Gousseff
Michael L. Gowing
Jenny Graf
Jerry M. and Mary K. Gray
Richard and Linda Greene
Linda and Roger Grekin
Carl Guldberg
George and Mary Haddad
Drs. Erik and Dina Hanby
Susan R. Harris
J. Lawrence Henkel and Jacqueline
Stearns
Therese and Alfred Hero
Lorna and Mark Hildebrandt
Perry Irish Hodgson
Timothy Hofer and Valerie Kivelson
Daniel Hoffman
Jane and Thomas Holland
James S. and Wendy Fisher House #
Gaye Humphrey
Elizabeth Jahn
Joachim Janecke
Mr. Lawrence and Mrs. Ruth Jones
Janet and Jerry Joseph
Don and Nancy Kaegi
Monica and Fritz Kaenzig
Angela Kane
Mark and Carol Kaplan
E. and M. Katz
Fred and Susan Kellam
Charles Kelly
James and Patricia Kennedy
Nancy Keppelman and Michael
Smerza
Dan and Freddi Kilburn
Laurence King and Robyn FreyKing
Web and Betty Kirksey
Michael Koen
Rosalie and Ron Koenig
Joseph and Marilynn Kokoszka
Dr. and Mrs. Melvyn Korobkin
Bert and Geraldine Kruse
Frank and Kim La Marca
Donald John Lachowicz
Tim and Kathy Laing
Linda Langer
Anne-Marie and Anthony La Rocca
John and Theresa Lee
James Leija and Aric Knuth
Anne and Harvey Leo
John Lesko and Suzanne
Schluederberg
Rachelle Lesko
Gloria Kitto Lewis

WINTER 2016

ASS O CI AT ES
($25 0 – $ 4 9 9)

Frank and Lindsay Tyas Bateman
Kenneth and Eileen Behmer
Christina Bellows and Joe Alberts
Helen V. Berg
Corry and Gahl Berkooz
Dan Berland and Lisa Jevens
Barbara and Sheldon Berry
Maria Beye
Mary E. Black
Judy Bobrow and Jon Desenberg
Mr. Mark D. Bomia
Joel Bregman and Elaine Pomeranz
Les and Bonnie Bricker
Gloria D. Brooks
Morton B. and Raya Brown
Tom and Lori Buiteweg
Jonathan and Trudy Bulkley
Jim and Cyndi Burnstein
Tony and Jane Burton
Jenny and Jim Carpenter
Margaret W. (Peggy) Carroll
Dennis J. Carter
Susan Carter
Albert C. Cattell
Samuel and Roberta Chappell
Joan and Mark Chesler
Laurence Cheung
Hilary Cohen
Wayne and Melinda Colquitt
Dr. Lisa D. Cook
Katharine Cosovich
Margaret Cottrill and Jon Wolfson
Susan Bozell Craig
Jean Cunningham and Fawwaz
Ulaby
Marylee Dalton and Lynn
Drickamer
Connie D'Amato
Sunil and Merial Das
Art and Lyn Powrie Davidge #
in memory of Gwen and
Emerson Powrie
Ed and Ellie Davidson
John Debbink
David L. DeBruyn
Margaret Delaney
Kenneth Wisinski and Linda
Dintenfass
Paul and Annemarie Dolan
Robert Donia
Elizabeth Duell
Don and Kathy Duquette
Swati Dutta
Richard and Myrna Edgar
Morgan and Sally Edwards
Charles and Julie Ellis
Thomas Fabiszewski
Kay Felt
Jeff Fessler and Sue Cutler
Herschel and Adrienne Fink
Harold and Billie Fischer
Martha Fischer and William Lutes
in honor of Kenneth C. Fischer
Norman and Jeanne Fischer
in memory of Gerald B. Fischer
Catherine Fischer
in memory of Gerald B. Fischer
Frederick and Kathleen Fletcher
Peter C. Flintoft
Jessica Fogel and Lawrence Weiner
Lucia and Doug Freeth

BE PRESENT

Peter Railton and Rebecca Scott
Jessica C. Roberts, PhD #
Doug and Nancy Roosa
David Lampe and Susan Rosegrant
Stephanie Rosenbaum
Richard and Edie Rosenfeld
Nancy Rugani
Linda and Leonard Sahn
Mariam Sandweiss
in memory of Leon Cohan
Ashish and Norma Sarkar
Christopher Kendall and Susan
Schilperoort
David Schmidt and Jane Myers
Ann and Tom Schriber
Matthew Shapiro and Susan Garetz
Bruce M. Siegan
Edward and Kathy Silver
Sue and Don Sinta
Cynthia Sorensen and Henry
Rueter
Linda Spector and Peter Jacobson
Gretta Spier and Jonathan Rubin
Leslie Stainton and Steven Whiting
Allan and Marcia Stillwagon
Sandy Talbott and Mark Lindley
Stephanie Teasley and Thomas
Finholt
Doris H. Terwilliger
Claire Turcotte
Joyce Urba and David Kinsella
Erika Nelson and David Wagener
Elizabeth A. and David C. Walker
Arthur and Renata Wasserman
Richard and Madelon Weber #
Deborah Webster and George
Miller
Edward and Colleen Weiss
Lyndon Welch
in memory of Angela Welch
James B. White and Mary F. White
Kathy White #
Iris and Fred Whitehouse
Diane Widzinski
Thomas K. Wilson
Dr. Robert Winfield
Lawrence and Mary Wise
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Wolf
Drs. Margo and Douglas Woll
Mary Jean and John Yablonky
Richard and Kathryn Yarmain

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Jacqueline Lewis
in honor of Ken Fischer
Barbara Levine
Michael and Debra Lisull
Dr. Len and Betty Lofstrom
Julie M. Loftin
Barbara and Michael Lott
Bruce Loughry
Martin and Jane Maehr
Susan C. Guszynski and Gregory F.
Mazure
Charles McCaghy
Joanna McNamara and Mel Guyer
Frances McSparran
Marilyn Meeker
Gerlinda S. Melchiori
Warren and Hilda Merchant
Dennis J. Merrick and Judith H. Mac
Louise Miller
Gene and Lois Miller
Dr. and Mrs. Josef Miller
John and Sally Mitani
Candy Mitchell
Arnold and Gail Morawa
Trevor Mudge and Janet Van
Valkenburg
Gavin Eadie and Barbara Murphy
Thomas J. Nelson
Gayl and Kay Ness
Marc Neuberger
Richard and Susan Nisbett
Eugene and Beth Nissen
Laura Nitzberg
Christer and Outi Nordman
Arthur S. Nusbaum
Constance Osler
Mohammad and J. Elizabeth Othman
Karen Pancost
William and Hedda Panzer
Donna D. Park
Karen Park and John Beranek
Lisa Payne
Sumer Pek and Mickey Katz-Pek
Melvin and Sharon Peters
Margaret and Jack Petersen
in honor of Jerry Blackstone
Sara Jane Peth
Marianne Udow-Phillips and Bill
Phillips

Donald and Evonne Plantinga
Joyce Plummer
Thomas S. Porter
Nancy Powell
Anne Preston #
Karen and Berislav Primorac
Quest Productions
Floretta Reynolds
Guy and Kathy Rich
Douglas and Robin Richstone
Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan Rodgers
Dr. Stephen Rosenblum and Dr.
Rosalyn Sarver
Rosemarie Haag Rowney
Carol Rugg and Richard
Montmorency
Jay and Sunny Sackett
Eugene Saenger, Jr.
Amy Saldinger and Robert Axelrod
Irv and Trudy Salmeen
in honor of Pat Chapman
Michael and Kimm Sarosi
Albert J. and Jane L. Sayed
Judith Scanlon
Jochen and Helga Schacht
Mark Schlissel
Betina Schlossberg
Regan Knapp and John Scudder
Larry and Bev Seiford
Suzanne Selig
Ms. Harriet Selin
Elvera Shappirio
Laurence Shear
William and Christina Shell
Patrick and Carol Sherry
George and Gladys Shirley
Jean and Thomas Shope
Andrew and Emily Shuman
Nina Silbergleit
Terry M. Silver
Robert and Elaine Sims
Scott and Joan Singer
Loretta Skewes
Carl and Jari Smith #
Dr. and Mrs. Gregory Smith
Robert W. Smith
Greg Grieco and Sidonie Smith
David and Renate Smith
Hanna Song and Peter Toogood

Becki Spangler and Peyton Bland
Doris and Larry Sperling
in memory of David Klein
Jim Spevak
Jeff Spindler
Paul and Judith Spradlin
Daniel and Susan Stepek
James L. Stoddard
Cynthia Straub
Brian and Lee Talbot
May Ling Tang
Carolyn and Frank Tarzia
Eva Taylor
Stephan Taylor and Elizabeth
Stumbo
Denise Thal and David Scobey
Nigel and Jane Thompson
John G. Topliss
Donald Tujaka
Alvan and Katharine Uhle
Karla and Hugo Vandersypen
Michael Van Tassel
James and Barbara Varani
Virginia O. Vass
Brad L. Vincent
Jack Wagoner, M.D.
Mary Walker and David Linden
Charles R. and Barbara H. Wallgren #
Bob and Liina Wallin
Jo Ann Ward
Alan and Jean Weamer
MaryLinda and Larry Webster
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Weiermiller
Jack and Carol Weigel
Lisa and Steve Weiss
Mary Ann Whipple
Nancy P. Williams
in honor of Katie Stebbins
Robert J. and Anne Marie Willis
John and Pat Wilson
Beth and I. W. Winsten
Stuart and Nancy Winston #
Steven and Helen Woghin
Charlotte A. Wolfe
Frances Wright #
Gail and David Zuk
*Due to space restraints, tribute gifts
of $1-$249 will be recognized in the
online donor list at ums.org.

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Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Charles Reinhart Co. Realtors
Cottage Inn
Donaldson & Guenther
Dykema Gossett
Gilmore Keyboard Festival
Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Iris Dry Cleaners
Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss PC
Knight's Downtown

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IBC
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Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute and
Society
Michigan Radio
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
Red Hawk and Revive + Replenish
Retirement Income Solutions
Silver Maples
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge
U-M Alumni Association
WEMU
WGTE
WKAR
Zell Visiting Writers Series

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