NPR plays rare piece from Sound Recordings Archives
BGSU’s Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives was credited on the National Public Radio morning broadcast April 11 in an interview with singer and conductor Bobby McFerrin. His father, operatic baritone Robert McFerrin, was the first African- American soloist with the Metropolitan Opera. He also made a recording called "Deep River." The BGSU Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives has a copy of this extremely rare recording.
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File software requests now
Through 5 p.m. April 28, faculty, including chairs and directors, may submit software requests online to the Academic Software Advisory Committee (ASAC).
The ASAC Web page is at www.bgsu.edu/offices/cio/software_request/index.html
On it, you will find details regarding the project timeline, application process, application form, review criteria and a listing of ASAC committee members.
The ASAC application process may be used to request new software or additional licenses for existing software. Any requests for upgrades to existing applications previously installed on campus computers may be processed using the Instructional Software Request Form available at www.bgsu.edu/its/tsc/page9484.html.
Contact the Technology Support Center at 2-0999, firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Discount tickets offered to Toledo Opera
The Toledo Opera is offering faculty and staff a 30 percent discount on tickets to Donizetti’s “The Love Potion (L’elisir d’amore),” the final performance of this season. The cast includes stars from the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera and Chicago Lyric Opera.
Tickets are available for May 1, 7 or 9. Call Toledo Opera at 419-255-7464, ext. 1, by April 23 and ask for Sue Dessner, box office manager, to reserve your ticket(s).
Toledo Opera productions are performed with English translations projected above the stage.