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Welcome to the BGSU 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 talented and diverse full-time faculty members, Christopher Dietz, Mikel Kuehn, Elainie Lillios, and Marilyn Shrude, work well together to foster a supportive, creative environment in which young composers can thrive. Our history of excellence spans more than three decades... Read More!

 

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Christopher Dietz

Associate Professor 
Coordinator of Composition  Dir. of New Music Ensemble
Theory | Composition
Phone: 419-372-2570  Email: cjdietz@bgsu.edu

www.christopher-dietz.com

Marilyn Shrude

Distinguished Artist Professor
Theory | Composition
Phone: 419-372-2055  Email: mshrude@bgsu.edu

www.marilynshrude.com

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Elainie Lillios

Professor
Theory | Composition
Phone: 419-372-9482  Email: lillios@bgsu.edu

http://elillios.com

Mikel Kuehn

Professor 
Theory | Composition
Phone: 419-372-2836  Email: mkuehn@bgsu.edu

www.mikelkuehn.com

Spotlight

Artist Spotlight

Artist Spotlight is an example of some of the exciting new music happening at BGSU! See our media page for more examples!

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Composition Area News


5-Q Series

BGSU Composition celebrates Jennifer Higdon's musical life and recent achievements asking her some "serious" questions.

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Winners of Toledo Symphony Orchestra Readings 2019
Winners of Toledo Symphony Orchestra Reading November 2019
Masterclass with Christopher Theofanidis
Indigo Knecht with guest Christopher Theofanidis