Benefits Of Discount Student Tickets Essay

792 Words Jan 30th, 2016 4 Pages
One of the nicest resources the University of Michigan has to offer is discount student tickets to various performances through the University Musical Society, UMS. I had already taken advantage of this resources a few times in my first semester here at school. But when I learned that the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra was coming to play at Hill Auditorium, I immediately bought tickets; I had already seen them play back in New York City with my high school jazz band and jumped on the opportunity to see them again due to their immense talent. I asked two of my friends that I met during the first week of school if they wanted to see Jazz at Lincoln Center with me. Considering I knew they were both singers in choirs on campus, I figured they would have known about the band. To my surprise, they were absolutely clueless about this group. Meanwhile, all of my friends back home who were and currently still are in my high school jazz band commented on how lucky I was and how they would have bought tickets immediately too. Thus, one of my goals was to increase my friends’ knowledge and appreciation of such a talented group. Currently, I am in the life sciences track for UROP, and I intend to major in biochemistry. However, I played music all throughout high school, being a flute, piccolo, and trombone player in high school and external wind ensembles, chamber ensembles, jazz bands, symphony orchestras, pit orchestras, and marching band. Music was absolutely a fundamental part…

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