Music Discovery Day

Activities begin at 9 a.m Monday, October 19, 2015 and include:

  • Attending music classes
  • Observing rehearsals
  • Learning about the curriculum for music majors and minors
  • Attending sessions on audition preparation and music theory
  • Attending a concert by BGSU College of Musical Arts ensembles
  • Meeting the music faculty
  • Learning about scholarship opportunities and how to apply to the University

All events subject to change

Over 300 high school students register annually to visit the Moore Musical Arts Center for this event. Students can attend rehearsals of the college’s large ensembles: Wind Symphony, Concert Band, Women’s Chorus, Bowling Green Philharmonia, Men’s Chorus, Collegiate Chorale, A Cappella Choir, Opera Theater and the Falcon Marching Band. Students can also sit in on classes, workshops and rehearsals of the small ensembles at the college.

Staff from the University’s admissions and financial aid offices are available to answer questions. In addition, visiting students can meet with faculty members.

Parents and guests are encouraged, but not required, to attend Music Discovery Day. Parents and guests are welcome to attend sessions with your students, or you may split up to attend more sessions throughout the day.

Check back in August for more information

For further information contact:

Amanda Long, Coordinator of Music Admissions

College of Musical Arts
(419) 372-8577 or amlong@bgsu.edu

Fall 2014 Schedule

Monday, October 19, 2015 Tentative Schedule. All events subject to change

Program begins at 9 a.m.

  • 8-9 a.m.
    • Music Discovery Day Registration and Check In
    • Concert: Music Student Ensembles
    • Muffins, Coffee and Juice available
  • 9–9:20 a.m.
    • Welcome Meeting
  • 9:30–9:50 a.m
    • Meet the Applied Faculty:
      • Brass/Percussion
      • Keyboard
      • Strings
      • Voice/Choral/Opera
      • Woodwind
  • 10–Noon
    • Information sessions, class and rehearsal observations, demonstrations, and tours.
  • 12:00 p.m.
    • Lunch is on your own. Sample a fabulous residence hall lunch. Check out the delicious options available with locations provided in the Dining Services Map that you will receive at check- in!
  • 12:30–2:20 p.m.
    • Additional sessions, class and rehearsal observations, demonstrations, and tours.
  • 2:30 p.m.
    • All-College Concert - Featuring many of the College of Musical Arts ensembles.
  • 3:30-5:45 p.m.
    • Additional sessions, class and rehearsal observations, demonstrations, and tours.


You can register in Kobacker Lobby between 8 and 9 a.m. The Music Discovery Day program begins at 9 a.m. with an information/welcome meeting and continues with events scheduled throughout the day. There is no official end to the day and you are encouraged and welcome to stay as long as you like.

Directions and Parking

Directions to Bowling Green

Parking information will be available in September.

Check back in August for more information


Please call Amanda Long at (419) 372-8577 or email  amlong@bgsu.edu if you have any questions.

Have a safe trip and we look forward to meeting you on Monday, October 19!