Welcome to the Bowling Green State University Composition Area website! Our vibrant new music program, combined with an internationally renowned faculty and excellent facilities makes the BGSU composition program one of the most visible and thriving in the country. Our four talented and diverse full-time composition faculty members, Christopher Dietz, Mikel Kuehn, Elainie Lillios, and Marilyn Shrude, work well together to foster a supportive, creative enviroment in which young composers can thrive. Our history of excellence spans more than three decades... Read More!


Composition Area News


Photos from the annual student composer reading session with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra.

Artist Spotlight

Thomas Rex Beverly - Ocotillo

Artist Spotlight is a weekly changing example of some of the exciting new muisc happening at BGSU! See our media page for more examples!