Pop Up Performance by the Strings Ensemble at the Flint Farmers Market

Pop Up Performances!

Music students are engaging with the community in their pop up performances in UPAV, Farmers' Market, and the Harrison Street Parking Structure.  

Photo of Pop Up Concert by the UM-Flint Music Brass Quintet


The UM-Flint Brass Quintet played a Pop Up Concert at the Flint Farmers Market.

Flintside Features Jazz Ensemble Performance with Flint Skyline

Local Communications Media Flintside extols the sounds of the Jazz Ensemble's performance of Code 106 by Bob Meyer on the top parking deck at UM-Flint in a special article. Read here: https://www.flintside.com/inthenews/um-flint-jazz-ensemble-concert.aspx

Photo of the UM-Flint Jazz Ensemble playing music on the Parking Deck

Jazz in the Sky

Each fall, the Department of Music at UM-Flint features its full scope of performing ensembles and soloists in their “MusiCollage” concert. This year, in a search for a creative and safe venue during Covid-19, the Jazz Ensemble chose the Flint downtown skyline on a warm October day as their concert backdrop. Here is their performance of “Code 106” atop a campus parking structure. Select "More" below to watch the Code 106 video.

To enjoy other MusiCollage performances Select Here to go to the MusiCollage page

Pat Prouty, music faculty on Composing 

Jazz artist and composer Pat Prouty writes for two music libraries in Los Angeles:  Ear Parade and Crucial Music.  Prouty teaches music theory, jazz, and composition courses in the Department of Music. 

Music Alumni Gone Viral

Keeping music alive and well in the Flint community, former UM-Flint Music students are making waves with their virtual performances of rock and roll tunes. Check out UM-Flint’s Bruce Horn, Paul Owsinski, and Aaron Reinhardt, with former MSU student Doug Wilson, playing “Don’t Fear the Reaper.” You can also hear them play David Bowie's Under Pressure by selecting here. 

  • Department of Music's Mission

    The Department of Music serves students from a variety of musical backgrounds who are willing to demonstrate their commitment to becoming life-long musicians, challenging them to achieve excellence, and mentoring them toward their goals. To accomplish this, the department offers an extensive music curriculum as well as a rich and diverse calendar of events including concerts, recitals, clinics, and workshops, that provide opportunities for performers and audiences while promoting the university’s outreach efforts. Adopted April 29, 2013 


The University of Michigan-Flint is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA. 20190-5248.