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  • Student Spotlight: Jane Kelly Apr 20, 2022 9:47 AM Jane Kelly is a second-year Masters Student at BGSU’s College of Musical Arts studying trumpet performance. She is from Albuquerque, New Mexico where she grew up and went to high school. She proceeded to move to Las Cruces, where she pursued her undergraduate degree at New Mexico State University, studying with Dr. Pancho Romero. Through an NMSU alumni connection with BGSU’s Professor of Trumpet Charles Saenz, Jane ended up auditioning for her Master’s degree here at BGSU, where she has begun to make a name for herself by winning and advancing in several national-level competitions.

  • DMA ensemble Newphonia in residency at Interlochen Apr 20, 2022 9:33 AM BGSU Graduate Ensemble Newphonia participated in a two-part residency at Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen, MI. Composed of a group of five Doctoral students, Newphonia has been playing and performing together since the fall of 2020 and is comprised of five Doctoral students from the BGSU’s School of Music.

  • MACCM joins Resonate Project with regional partners Apr 20, 2022 9:24 AM The MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music is pleased to announce its participation in Resonate, an exploration of the African Diaspora through the commissioning and performance of seven new American chamber works.

  • 8th International Conference on Music and Minimalism at BGSU Apr 20, 2022 9:19 AM This May 5–8, MACCM and the College of Musical Arts host the Society for Minimalist Music’s Eighth International Conference on Music and Minimalism.

  • 42nd Annual Bowling Green New Music Festival Apr 20, 2022 9:17 AM As musicians across the world continued to navigate the murky waters of pandemic-era performance in fall 2021, Bowling Green State University’s 42nd annual New Music Festival offered a beacon of normalcy.

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  • Music at the Forefront: Ekmeles Apr 18, 2022 11:54 AM This past November, the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music's Music at the Forefront series hosted the remarkable New York-based vocal sextet Ekmeles. The ensemble’s website defines their name as an Ancient Greek term for “tones of indefinite pitch and intervals with complex ratios, tones ‘not appropriate for musical usage.’” In action, they show off their high level of musicianship through a selection of repertoire featuring microtonality, versatility, and the avant-garde. Their November performance presented a cappella works by an array of living composers, and featured precision and sensitivity that showcased the talent of the singers.

  • CMA musicologist awarded prestigious music theater studies prize Dec 22, 2021 3:13 PM Dr. Ryan Ebright wins one of this year’s Kurt Weill Prizes for his research on sound design in opera.

  • Tim Butler has Original Manuscript Accepted to Music Educators Journal Dec 14, 2021 11:59 AM MUED Masters student Tim Butler recently had his manuscript entitled "Autonomy-Supported Teaching in the Large Ensemble: Positive Outcomes for Student Motivation and Teacher Satisfaction" accepted for publication in the Music Educators Journal. This peer-reviewed publication is one of the most widely read in the field, and only 18% of submitted manuscripts are accepted for publication. This is a tremendous accomplishment! On behalf of the entire music education department, congratulations, Tim!

  • 2021 BGSU Concerto Competition Dec 14, 2021 11:48 AM CONGRATULATIONS to the following pianists who did an outstanding job in the 2021 BGSU Annual Concerto Competition: Undergraduate Division Maggie Brown: Winner, Rautavaara 1 Zerui Pan: Finalist, Prokofiev 3 Abigail Petersen: Finalist, Saint-Saëns 2 Graduate Division Eva Panagou: Finalist, Grieg A Minor Yingge Wang: Finalist, Saint-Saëns 2 Virginia Marks Collaborative Pianist Award Min-Shan Tsai

  • Video release for solo piano by Solungga Liu Nov 9, 2021 1:50 PM The College of Musical Arts piano faculty Solungga Liu has released a video of “Remembrances” for solo piano (2010) by Eric Nathan, a Rome Prize- and Guggenheim fellowship- winning American composer and composition faculty at Brown University. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UfPDiySsyg

  • Hajibeyli International Composers Competition Nov 9, 2021 1:38 PM DMA piano student Humay Gasimzade was invited by the Hajibeyli International Composers Competition to perform in a gala concert at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, Lincoln Center, New York, on Friday, November 5, 2021. Humay will be performing a piece of Uzeyir Hajibeyov, one of Azerbaijan's most renowned composers.

  • MTNA piano competition Nov 9, 2021 1:31 PM Congratulations to Zerui Pan and Xinlu Ai as Alternate and Honorary Mention at the 2021 MTNA piano competition, Young Artist Category, Ohio state. Zerui is a sophomore and Xinlu a master's student in Dr. Robert Satterlee's studio.

  • FINALS of the AMERICAN PRIZE choral music category Jul 6, 2021 1:53 PM Dr. Don Wilson and Dr. Wallace DePue are both in the FINALS of the AMERICAN PRIZE choral music category.

  • CMA video release of performance by piano faculty Solungga Liu Apr 23, 2021 12:45 PM The College of Musical Arts has released a video of Professor Solungga Liu performing Lullaby for solo piano by Aaron Jay Kernis, a Pulitzer Prize- and Grammy Award- winning American composer and Yale composition faculty.

Updated: 04/20/2022 09:18AM