College of Musical Arts

College of Musical Arts

An outstanding collegiate music program whose graduates become professional educators, performers and scholars.


Become a part of our music community.

In a vibrant community of nearly 500 music students, undergraduates and graduates work side by side and form lasting connections with their peers and faculty. By honoring traditions and embracing innovation, we prepare students for diverse musical lives and life-long career growth. The College presents over 600 public events each year and is a major cultural resource for the campus and northwest Ohio.


job placement, 2017-2019 music education graduates


ensemble opportunities


student to faculty ratio


Our partnerships offer experiential learning opportunities.

In the College of Musical Arts, opportunity is everywhere. Take advantage of it or create your own experience. Our network of alumni working in the music profession spreads far and wide through the Midwest and beyond. Partnerships with regional schools, the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, the Toledo Opera, the Toledo Museum of Art, WGTE Public Media, the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, the Detroit Symphony, and more, offer students the chance to get hands-on experience from the moment they begin their degree, and networking and job opportunities upon graduating.
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Class of 2020

Opportunity knocks

Music performance master's student Coreisa Lee expanded her career view to include performing and teaching thanks to BGSU's College of Musical Arts faculty. Read More

Class of 2020

Sharing the joy of music

Emma Stumpf, who graduated from BGSU's College of Musical Arts in May 2020 with a music education degree, discovered a gift for teaching music to students with sensory processing impairments. 

Online Concert Series

Virtual concerts bring music to the public

Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts (CMA) has developed an online concert series to use music to connect us even when we may be physically isolated from each other.


Music starts here.

We’ll help you discover the path that perfectly matches your passion for music. You might choose to focus on a single major. Or, maybe you'll follow a course that pulls together a one-of-a-kind mix of the unique opportunities offered here at BGSU. Whether you’re a full-time undergraduate student, a graduate student, or a working professional interested in online courses, your path to a successful career starts here.


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College of Musical Arts
1031 Moore Musical Arts Center
Bowling Green State University