Celebrating the Bicentennial with Song

Some parts of the university will celebrate U-M’s bicentennial with museum exhibits or speaker series. We plan to honor 200 years of educational excellence in the way that we know best: with a slate of musical events starting now and extending through 2017.*

Details for individual events will be available on this page as they emerge. Check back often, and join us in the celebration!

Ambassadors of Song

International Male Chorus

World-renowned presenters

Performances by premier choral groups, including the Grammy award-winning Chanticleer, presented in collaboration with UMS

Global concert at the famed Hill Auditorium

Details forthcoming

November 10–11, 2017

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Winners have been announced!

The Next Michigan Song Contest

Thank you to everyone who submitted lyrics to the contest. The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club appreciates your artistry and thanks you for sharing it with us.

Winning entries will be set to music and sung by the Men’s Glee Club.

Hear the songs for the first time at the Spring Concert on Saturday, April 15th, 2017.

See the winners

*Grant support provided by the U-M Bicentennial Office.