!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> The Michigan Pops Orchestra

Announcing our Fall 2014 concert, Pops Goes to the Zoo!

Come November 23, 2014 at 7:00 pm to the Michigan Theatre for a fun-filled zoological adventure! We will be featuring music from King Kong, the Aristocats, the Lion King, and Chicken Run, along with some classical favorites by Rossini, Dvorak, and Copland. More details to be announced!


Thank you for attending our concert, Game of Pops! We had a blast performing for you and we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! We want to thank the members of the orchestra for their time and dedication to practicing and performing so wonderfully. We also want to thank the Executive Board for ensuring that this concert went as well as it did. Lastly, we especially want to thank Cindy Lee and Tristan Rais-Sherman for their excellent leadership. Bravo!!!

Audition Information

Auditions have ended for Fall 2014, but stay tuned for announcements about Winter semester auditions for select instruments!

Pops love, Michigan Pops


Looking for an Assistant Music Director!

We are currently looking for an Assistant Music Director for the Michigan Pops Orchestra! If you are interested, please email either Taylor Fulton or Tristan Rais-Sherman at tnfulton@umich.edu or trisrais@umich.edu


Check out our interview with Arts@Michigan below!
Interview with Arts@Michigan

Check out our interview with Lead Magazine!
Interview with Lead Magazine

Check out our blog!
Michigan Pops Orchestra Blog

The Michigan Pops Orchestra is the only student-run and student-directed orchestra at the University of Michigan and the oldest collegiate pops orchestra in the United States. The Orchestra is comprised of approximately 100 students from all colleges at the University. Auditions are open to any UofM students and are held every fall in September. The Michigan Pops was founded in 1995 by Warren Hsu, a UofM student who was committed to enhancing musical diversity across campus.