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Volunteer Opportunities

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
Executive Director Mary Steffek Blaske
734-994-4801
220 E. Huron Ste 470
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra hires students for volunteer positions and potential unpaid internships. This organization features professional local and regional musicians, and performs several concerts a year of live, symphonic music in the historic Michigan Theater.

Gifts of Art
Director Elaine Sims
734-936-ARTS (2787)
University of Michigan Health System
1500 E. Medical Center Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48109

This University of Michigan Health System program brings art and music to patients, visitors and staff. Programs include art galleries, bedside music and art programs, the Art Cart, where volunteers bring framed posters to patients' rooms, the Friends Meditation Garden, the Life Sciences Orchestra as well as a variety of performances and events. Gifts of Art is seeking volunteers for its Music While You Wait volunteer music program. If you wish to become a volunteer musician, please call or email Gifts of Art. Work study opportunities are also available.

Internships

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
Executive Director Mary Steffek Blaske
734-994-4801
220 E. Huron Ste 470
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra hires students for volunteer positions and potential unpaid internships. This organization features professional local and regional musicians, and performs several concerts a year of live, symphonic music in the historic Michigan Theater.

University Musical Society
Burton Memorial Tower
881 North University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
764-6833 (Marketing Internships)
615-1444 (Production Internships)
647-6712 (Education and Audience Development Internships)

Internships with UMS provide experience in performing arts administration, marketing, publicity, production, and arts education. Semester and year long internships are available in many of the University Musical Society's departments. While interns are not paid, many are able to receive course credit for the experience.

U-M Work Study

University Musical Society
734-615-1444
Burton Memorial Tower
881 North University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

Students working for UMS as part of the College Work-Study program gain valuable experience in all facets of arts management including concert promotion and marketing, fundraising, event planning and production.

Ann Arbor Summer Festival
Robb Woulfe
734-647-2278
310 Depot Street, Suite 3
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

This annual event is a celebration of dance, theater, and music that occurs for three weeks during the summer in the Power Center and on top of the Fletcher Street parking structure.

Gifts of Art
Director Elaine Sims
734-936-ARTS (2787)
University of Michigan Health System
1500 E. Medical Center Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48109

This University of Michigan Health System program brings art and music to patients, visitors and staff. Programs include art galleries, bedside music and art programs, the Art Cart, where volunteers bring framed posters to patients' rooms, the Friends Meditation Garden, Music While You Wait, a volunteer music program, the Life Sciences Orchestra as well as a variety of performances and events. Gifts of Art seeks work study students each year prior to the fall semester. If you are interested in work study, wait until August, and then email Gifts of Art. Volunteer opportunities with Gifts of Art are available year-round.

Temporary and full-time employment

University Musical Society
734-764-2538
Burton Memorial Tower
881 North University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

This not-for-profit art presenter organizes performances and educational activities in music, dance, and theater. "UMS also commissions new work, sponsors artist residencies, and organizes collaborative projects with local, national, and international partners."

Ann Arbor Music Center
Alex Johnson and Karen King
734-883-4751
312 South Ashley Ann Arbor, MI 48104

The Ann Arbor Music Center offers private lessons in guitar, bass, drums, piano and brass, as well as classes in the art of rock and jazz performance. Their goal "is to provide our students with a unique learning experience,focused on the enjoyment of music and the fundamentals of the instrument."

University Productions
734-763-5213
911 N. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

As the producing unit for the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, U-Prod presents 10 full scale productions each year for the departments of drama, dance, opera and musical theatre.

Michigan Union Ticket Office
734-763-TKTS
Michigan Union
530 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI, 48109

This organization servs as the preeminent box office for the campus and the Ann Arbor community. Ticket sales include local events and Ticketmaster arrangements.

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