Oct 23, 2019 9:35 AM CMA alumni have built careers in orchestral administration
BGSU’s College of Musical Arts is a community of students who work hard every day to “Go Far.” Faculty prepares students for real world experiences and helps them embrace innovation in the music industry. Four CMA alumni are continuing to succeed in their orchestral administration roles at orchestras across the Midwest.
Aug 27, 2019 4:15 PM New book from ethnomusicology professor Christopher Witulski
New book from ethnomusicology professor Christopher Witulski
Aug 27, 2019 4:15 PM Piano Alumna voted 2019 Teacher of the Year
Piano Alumna voted 2019 Teacher of the Year
Aug 12, 2019 4:15 PM BGSU composition alums Erin Rogers and Benjamin Taylor win 2019 Barlow Commissions!
BGSU composition alums Erin Rogers and Benjamin Taylor win 2019 Barlow Commissions.
Aug 12, 2019 4:00 PM Summer Conducting Activity for Bruce Moss
Wheaton Municipal Band celebrates 90th season, 40th year with conductor.
Jul 2, 2019 10:30 AM Huge accomplishment for Jonathan Taylor de Oliveira (DMA)
Jonathan Taylor de Oliveira (DMA) gave a concert tour in Brazil.
Jul 2, 2019 10:15 AM Choral Professor Sings at Oxford University
Emily Pence Brown Sings at Oxford University.
Jun 24, 2019 10:00 AM Globetrotting Horn Professor
Professor Andrew Pelletier travels to Begium, Brazil and China.
Jun 14, 2019 3:29 PM Full cohort of Hansen Fellows conclude a busy year of projects
Our full cohort of Hansen Fellows spent this academic year completing many projects, and have more planned for this summer.
May 10, 2019 5:37 PM First year Master’s composer Chace Williams has premiere in Xi’an, China
Congratulations to First year Master’s composer Chace Williams on his upcoming premiere in Xi’an, China. He will be at Xi’an Liangjiatan International School from May 20th to May 24th as a composer in residence. The XLIS Intermediate Band will be premiering his piece for young band entitled ‘The Battle Approaches’. The pieces is dedicated to the Xi’an Liangjiatan International School (XLIS), the XLIS Bands, and their director, Michael Skillern.
Mar 26, 2019 2:20 PM Oboe student, Ava Wirth wins the New Albany Symphony Concerto Competition
Ava Wirth, junior oboe student, wins First Place at the New Albany Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, Senior Division.
Mar 4, 2019 12:36 PM Choral Alumni take charge in 2019
Two alumni, Megan Wicks-Rudolph and Daniel Parsley, take the ACDA by storm this year with their talents.
Mar 4, 2019 12:13 PM Sijia Lin receives award in the Graves Piano Competition
Second year piano master's student Sijia Lin recently won second place in the Young Artists Division of the OhioMTA/Graves Solo Piano Competition, held Sunday, March 3 in Columbus, Ohio. Sijia is from Chengdu, China and studies with Professor Robert Satterlee. In addition to receiving a cash prize, Sijia will play on a winner's concert in Columbus in March.
Feb 28, 2019 2:57 PM Composition student selected for EarShot Detroit Symphony position
MM composition student Shawna Wolf has been selected for a Student Composer Assistantship position in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra EarShot Education Workshops.
Feb 14, 2019 2:50 PM Trombone professor Brittany Lasch named a 2019 Washington Award winner
Trombone professor Brittany Lasch has been named a S&R Foundation 2019 Washington Award winner.
Feb 14, 2019 1:57 PM M.M. composition student Yimin Wu selected for premiere in Hong Kong
M.M. student Yimin Wu has been selected to participate in The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Composers Scheme 2018/19 in Hong Kong.
Feb 12, 2019 2:37 PM Solungga Liu, Featured Artist and Faculty at the Sicily International Piano Festival and Competition
Associate Professor Solungga Liu, Coordinator of the Piano Area, was one of featured guest artists at the 2019 Sicily International Piano Festival and Competition from January 18-27 in Catania, Sicily, Italy. Together with faculty from France, Great Britain, USA, Thailand and Italy, Liu taught and performed at the weeklong festival and participated in judging the Junior-Division Piano Competition.
Feb 6, 2019 4:05 PM Elainie Lillios' composition Liquid | Crystal | Vapor due to premiere on March 1, 2019 at Kurt Rohde’s Farewell Tour – Part 2 in San Francisco
Elaine Lillios' composition for viola and electronics will be premiered by Kurt Rohde alongside four other composition in a bonanza of world premiers at the Center of New Music in SanFrancisco.
Dec 21, 2018 9:35 AM College of Musical Arts 2018-2019 academic year in review
BGSU Year In Review...check out the highlights from 2018!
Nov 20, 2018 3:56 PM Transcontinental Saxophone Quartet Headlines 2019 MTNA Conference
The Transcontinental Saxophone Quartet formed in 1993 at BGSU, under the supervision of John Sampen, distinguished artist professor of saxophone. Since then, the ensemble has traveled across the world on major tours and engagements.
Oct 11, 2018 5:36 PM BGSU Tuba/Euphonium Professor to premiere Tuba Concerto
On Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Toledo Museum of Art’s Peristyle Theater, Toledo Symphony Music Director Alain Trudel will lead a breathtaking program that brings together three famous Russian composers: Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin, and Stravinsky. The concert on Saturday evening also features the world premiere of Samuel Adler’s Tuba Concerto performed by the Toledo Symphony’s very own David Saltzman who is also the Tuba and Euphonium instructor at Bowling Green State University.
Sep 25, 2018 2:09 PM The 39th Annual Bowling Green New Music Festival – October 17-20, 2018
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio —The 39th Annual Bowling Green New Music Festival will showcase the work of more than 30 guest composers and performers October 17-20. The four-day international festival includes concerts, lectures and an art exhibition. This year's featured guests include Pulitzer Prize and Grawemeyer Award-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis, the ensemble Hub New Music, and artist Sha Sha Higby.
Sep 18, 2018 1:41 PM Ethnomusicologist Christopher Witulski's new book explores spirit possession ceremonies in Morocco
Christopher Witulski's new book, The Gnawa Lions: Authenticity and Opportunity in Moroccan Ritual Music, is now available from Indiana University Press as a part of the Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa series.
Sep 6, 2018 6:01 PM Composer Marilyn Shrude to be featured at the Pittsburgh Festival of New Music
Composer Marilyn Shrude will be featured at the Pittsburgh Festival of New Music on September 9 and 20, 2018.
Jul 26, 2018 2:33 PM Alumnus Eric Salazar Releases Album with Centaur Records
Alumni Eric Salazar has released a solo album entitled Soul Search of original compositions for clarinet + electronics with Centaur Records.
May 9, 2018 2:05 PM Congratulations to Dr. Mikel Kuehn on recent accomplishments
Congratulations to Dr. Mikel Kuehn on the following recent accomplishments!
Apr 11, 2018 10:40 AM BG Philharmonia and Choirs present the Brahms Requiem
The BG Philharmonia, University Choral Society, A Cappella Choir, and Collegiate Chorale present "A German Requiem" by Johannes Brahms on Sunday, April 22.
Apr 5, 2018 1:53 PM Alum Sears wins National Competition
Brian Sears (MM 2016) won first prize in the highly competitive 2018 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commission competition, co-sponsored by the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, and the Society for ElectroAcoustic Music in the United States.
Mar 16, 2018 9:51 AM Trumpet Students Win ITG Scholarships
Four trumpet students have been awarded a scholarship to attend the 2018 International Trumpet Guild Conference.
Mar 15, 2018 11:36 AM Pro Musica Fundraiser at Two Foxes Gastropub in Bowling Green
Two Foxes Gastropub, in downtown Bowling Green, will host a fundraiser for Pro Musica from March 23-25.
Mar 15, 2018 10:04 AM Rancier Co-Edits Volume on Turkic Soundscapes
Dr. Megan Rancier's co-edited volume on Turkic Soundscapes is now published.
Feb 26, 2018 2:30 PM Composition Faculty Dr. Elainie Lillios to visit Marshall University as a featured guest composer
Composition faculty Dr. Elainie Lillios will visit Marshall University as the featured guest composer of their annual New Music Festival, March 1-2, 2-18.
Feb 22, 2018 11:42 AM Mark Munson Presides at ACDA Conference in Chicago
Director of Choral Activities and Professor of Music Education Mark Munson co-chaired and presided at "Unite in Song," a conference of the American Choral Directors Association shared by the Central and North Central Regions of ACDA, held in Chicago from February 14 through 17.
Feb 6, 2018 1:59 PM Mantra Percussion to perform in Kobacker Hall February 19
Percussion sextet Mantra Percussion returns to BGSU for a concert on Monday, February 19 at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center as part of the Music at the Forefront concert series sponsored by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music. The concert is free and open to the public.
Jan 23, 2018 1:22 PM Kruse named to American String Teachers Journal Editorial Committee
Penny Kruse has been appointed as a member of the American String Teacher (AST) Journal Editorial Committee.
Jan 19, 2018 4:00 PM Trombonist Curtis Biggs is Finalist in American Trombone Workshop Solo Competition
DMA bass trombonist Curtis Biggs has been selected as a finalist in the American Trombone Workshop Division III Solo Competition.
Jan 17, 2018 2:57 PM I Care If You Listen Video Premiere - Symmetry: In Memories by Nick Zoulek
Nick Zoulek premieres his project Rushing Past Willow, an intermedia project that encompasses film, dance, animation, and recorded mediums.
Jan 17, 2018 12:37 PM Brittany Lasch Earns Second in American Prize
Trombone professor Brittany Lasch has won second in the American Prize in Instrumental Performance, 2017-18, in professional, college/university and high school divisions.
Dec 12, 2017 2:24 PM 2006 Music Education graduate returns for teaching artistry degree
After graduating from BGSU’s Music Education program in 2006, Tonya O’Malley moved to Florida to begin her teaching career.
Dec 12, 2017 2:13 PM For music education professor Lisa Gruenhagen, lifelong music learning is a must
Dr. Lisa Gruenhagen, Associate Professor of Music Education at BGSU, can be found any given week working with all ages throughout the university and the Bowling Green community.
Dec 5, 2017 12:14 PM Bowling Green represented at upcoming United States Navy Band Saxophone Symposium
The Navy Band established the symposium's College Quartet Series as a way to feature college and university performers. Throughout the symposium, student quartets are featured in their own recitals.
Nov 3, 2017 2:25 PM Melton to play Mozart Concerto with Toledo Symphony Orchestra
Laura Melton will appear as guest soloist with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:30 PM at the Franciscan Center at Lourdes University.
Oct 27, 2017 12:43 PM Transient Canvas to perform at Clazel Theatre November 20
Bass clarinet and marimba duo Transient Canvas will perform on Monday, November 20 at 8 p.m. at the Clazel Theatre (127 N. Main St.) in downtown Bowling Greeen as part of the Music at the Forefront concert series sponsored by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music.
Oct 26, 2017 12:07 PM Alum Graham Raulerson publishes article on Harry Partch’s Bitter Music
Graham Raulerson, 2001 graduate from the College of Musical Arts, has an article appearing in the November 2017 issue of the Journal of the Society for American Music. His article, “A Fountainhead of Pure Musical Americana: Hobo Philosophy in Harry Partch’s Bitter Music,” discusses the hobo lifestyle and its influence on Partch’s approach to speech, song and instrumental music. The full article can be read here. Congratulations!
Oct 10, 2017 9:26 AM Lasch performs in Astral Winners Concert at Perelman Theater, Philadelphia
On Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Perelman Theater of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Dr. Brittany Lasch will be performing as a soloist in a recital featuring the 2017 Astral Artists National Audition Winners.
Oct 6, 2017 2:55 PM BGSU Faculty Visit Sichuan Conservatory
BGSU professors Dr. Mikel Kuehn, Dr. Conor Nelson, Dr. Thomas Rosenkranz and Dr. Brian Snow traveled to Chengdu, China to take part in the 2nd International Baroque Music Week at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music.
Sep 18, 2017 11:54 AM Bent Frequency duo to perform at BGSU September 25
Saxophone and percussion duo Bent Frequency will perform on Monday, September 25 at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center as part of the Music at the Forefront concert series sponsored by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music. The concert is free and open to the public.
Sep 11, 2017 10:05 AM Dr. Papanikolaou will present on ancient Greek music at the Toledo Museum of Art
In conjunction with TMA’s latest exhibit, “The Berlin Painter and His World,” Dr. Eftychia Papanikolaou, Associate Professor of Musicology, will present a multi-media lecture on ancient Greek music.
Sep 8, 2017 9:00 AM Pelletier in Colorado Residency
Andrew Pelletier, Professor of Horn, was in residency at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, September 3-5, 2017.
Aug 28, 2017 3:34 PM Leader of the Band
College of Musical Arts alumnus Roger Hall has been honored as an exemplary leader in music education by the National Association for Music Education. Hall was named this year’s Lowell Mason Fellow, one of music education’s most important honors, recognizing the accomplishments of music educators.
Aug 22, 2017 11:40 AM Hansen fellows expand boundaries this summer
Summer 2017 was filled with new adventures for our Hansen Fellows in the College of Musical Arts.
Aug 21, 2017 1:48 PM BGSU’s Academy Band Program Back for Another Year
The Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts is pleased to announce that its Academy Band will be back for a second year!
Aug 3, 2017 10:30 AM Professor Ryan Ebright awarded a 2017-2018 Short-Term Research Fellowship from the New York Public Library
Dr. Ryan Ebright has been awarded a 2017-2018 Short-Term Research Fellowship from the New York Public Library for his project "Scoring the Body: Meredith Monk's Atlas and the American Operatic Work."
Jul 24, 2017 11:48 AM Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble reviewed by Opera News
Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble's recent album, Hushers, has been reviewed by Joshua Rosenblum of Opera News.
Jul 24, 2017 11:40 AM Dr. Amanda Deboer Bartlett wins inaugural Holland Community Opera Fellowship at Opera Omaha
BGSU Alumna, Amanda DeBoer Bartlett (DMA 2012), was selected as one of the first two resident fellows for the new Holland Community Opera Fellowship.
Jul 6, 2017 10:45 AM BGSU Alum, IUPUI Assistant Professor Doug Bielmeier, releases debut Ravello Records album
Composer Douglas Bielmeier’s (MM '06) debut Ravello Records release presents an electronic composition, crafted meticulously that soothingly twists time into a languid river of sound.
Jul 6, 2017 10:26 AM BGSU Choral Faculty Members Assume Leadership Roles
BGSU choral faculty members Mark Munson and Richard Schnipke both became organization presidents on July 1, 2017.
Jun 28, 2017 8:25 AM Alumnus Eric Salazar Featured on 'The Portfolio Composer'
Clarinetist and composer, Eric Salazar, tells his story and shares strategies for introverts to effectively network and navigate conferences.
Jun 14, 2017 2:08 PM Cincinnati May Festival appoints Daniel Parsley as conducting fellow
The Cincinnati May Festival recently appointed Daniel Parsley as its May Festival Choral Conducting Fellow. Mr. Parsley has an MM in Choral Conducting from BGSU.
Jun 14, 2017 1:57 PM Arne Spohr to present at international conference in Germany
Dr. Arne Spohr, musicology, will be presenting his paper at the University of Bremen, Germany, June 15-17, 2017.
May 30, 2017 10:16 AM Professor Thomas Rosenkranz to perform in Hong Kong
Associate Professor of Piano, Thomas Rosenkranz will travel to Hong Kong to be part of a multi-media project entitled "Many Visions of Many Cosmos: Olivier Messiaen's Visions de l'amen".
May 9, 2017 2:12 PM The Voice of the Composer, released on Albany Records
The Voice of the Composer, New Music from Bowling Green, Volume 7 released on Albany Records,
May 9, 2017 1:42 PM Moldovean to compete in final round of Tuesday Musical Association Competition
Graduate student Octavian Moldovean will compete in the final round of the Tuesday Musical Association Competition on May 21.
May 5, 2017 3:06 PM Karol Spencer models the power of one
In gratitude for her many years of generous support for the College of Musical Arts and its students, Karol Spencer was presented with the Dean's Service Award at the college's Honors and Awards event on April 28.
May 5, 2017 1:37 PM Freshman student Sean Baker accepted to international euphonium tuba competition
Freshman music performance major Sean Baker has been accepted to the Leonard Falcone International Euphonium and Tuba Competition.
May 5, 2017 11:08 AM Olivier Messiaen's "Catalogue of Birds (Catalogue d'Oiseaux)"
BGSU faculty, students and alumni will present Olivier Messiaen's "Catalogue of Birds" on May 14 from 2-5 p.m. in the Toledo Museum of Art GlasSalon.
May 3, 2017 10:54 AM Solungga Liu Celebrates Major CD Release with the U of Minnesota Wind Ensemble
The highly respected independent label Bridge Records has just announced the release of an album featuring Solungga Liu, Associate Professor of Piano, in a CD of virtuosic works for wind ensemble by Gregory Mertl, performed by the University of Minnesota Wind Ensemble.
May 2, 2017 1:40 PM CMA Students take top spots in Young Artist Competition
The Friends of the Symphony and the Lima Symphony Orchestra hosted the 57th annual “Young Artists Competition” for college musicians. Five of the eight finalists were BGSU students.
May 2, 2017 8:32 AM Professor Andrew Pelletier in Brazil
Andrew Pelletier, Professor of Horn, will be traveling to Natal, Brazil, to perform as a soloist and in chamber music at the 49th International Horn Society Annual Symposium, June 26-30, 2017.
May 1, 2017 9:12 AM Bayot, senior, wins Richter American Music Composition Award
Senior composition major, Daniel Bayot, has been awarded the NFMC Marion Richter American Music Composition Award.
Apr 28, 2017 11:08 AM Professor Martin receives McEwen Memorial Fund
Dr. Lisa Martin, music education, has received the McEwen Memorial Fund for a five-day workshop on "Mindfulness in Teaching and Learning" at Indiana University Bloomington.
Apr 27, 2017 8:43 AM Alumnus, Daniel Parsley, Accepted into Doctoral Program
Alumnus Daniel Parsley was recently accepted into the doctoral program in choral conducting at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Apr 25, 2017 8:50 AM BGSU junior awarded in 2017 Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition
BGSU junior, Autum Cochran-Jordan, was selected as the Encouragement Award Winner of the 2017 Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition.
Mar 28, 2017 10:20 AM BGSU Alumnus has book published by University of Chicago Press
BGSU alumnus J. Griffith Rollefson, PhD (MM 2003) will have his book, 'Flip the Script: European Hip Hop and the Politics of Postcoloniality', published by University of Chicago Press, released on October 11.
Mar 22, 2017 10:28 AM BGSU Jazz Lab Band I to go on a local tour
BGSU Jazz Lab Band I, under the direction of David Bixler, will visit local schools to perform.
Mar 22, 2017 9:11 AM Piano Faculty member to give recital at NYU
Dr. Rosenkranz will be a featured recital soloist as part of the Waverly Project Concert Series at NYU.
Mar 21, 2017 10:24 AM Junior BGSU violin student, Thomas Moody, is a finalist for the Hatch.
On April 6, BGSU student entrepreneurs will present their business ideas to alumni investors at the Hatch.
Mar 13, 2017 11:06 AM BGSU Alumna wins new prestigious voice award
2006 BGSU alumna, Kisma Jordan to be the first recipient of the Sherrill Milnes American Opera Award.
Feb 28, 2017 9:18 AM Trumpet Professor, Charles Saenz, receives American Record Guide review
Trumpet professor, Charles Saenz, receives American Record Guide review of his CD 'Eloquentia'.
Feb 28, 2017 9:03 AM M.M. Student Selected as Finalist for Competition
M.M. student, Bryan Powell, selected as finalist for the 2017 International Trumpet Guild Solo Competition.
Feb 20, 2017 10:03 AM Two BGSU alumnae announced as winners in vocal competition
BGSU Alumnae, Tammy Bradley and Errin Brooks, were announced winners in the 2017 George London Vocal competition.
Feb 14, 2017 9:09 AM Piano Professor, Thomas Rosenkranz establishes festival in Italy
Thomas Rosenkranz has established the Maccagno Piano Days Festival and Competition in Northern Italy.
Feb 8, 2017 9:10 AM Composition Professor, Mikel Kuehn, receives reviews on recent album
Composition Professor, Mikel Kuehn, received reviews by Textura and Best of Bandcamp Contemporary Classical on his recently released album, 'Object/Shadow'.
Feb 7, 2017 10:35 AM BGSU Graduate Composition Student, Nathan Haering, Selected for Conferences
BGSU graduate student composer, Nathan Haering, will have performances of his composition Cimmerian Isolation, for flute and live electronics, at numerous conferences this semester.
Jan 26, 2017 9:27 AM BGSU Alumna publishes interview with renowned artist
Kim Lewis interviews flutist, Claire Chase.
Jan 23, 2017 10:32 AM College of Musical Arts Student, Yi Chieh Anita Chiu, is awarded the 2016 BGSU Studio Arts Award
Yi Chieh Anita Chiu has been awarded the 2016 BGSU Studio Arts Award, given out by the Graduate College.
Jan 17, 2017 11:19 AM BGSU alumnus making his New York debut
Errin Brooks will be making his NY debut in March with New Amsterdam Opera.
Jan 11, 2017 9:48 AM BGSU alumna receives great acclaim in production with LoftOpera, New York
Elizabeth Baldwin (graduate of 2004) performed as Lady Macbeth in Verdi's MACBETH to great acclaim in New York City with reviews from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Opera Today, New York Observer, Opera Wire, among others.
Jan 10, 2017 9:22 AM BGSU alumnus releases debut solo album
Dan Zehringer, professor of trumpet at the Wright State University School of Music releases debut solo album titled Journeymen's Songs.
Jan 10, 2017 9:08 AM BGSU alumna receives honorable mention as most creative person in administration
Clare Burovac (graduate of 1990) receives Honorable Mention as one of the Most Creative People in Arts Administration with Portland Opera.
Jan 10, 2017 8:40 AM BGSU Alumna Tammie Michelle Bradley to sing at Carnegie Hall
BGSU alumna, Tammie Michelle Bradley, will sing on the 'Marilyn Horne Song Celebration' concert on January 21, 2017 and have her Metropolitan Opera Debut in March.
Dec 21, 2016 2:51 PM CMA students selected for Ohio Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble
Three CMA students were chosen to perform with the Ohio Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble at the OMEA convention in 2017.
Dec 8, 2016 12:07 PM Sidra Lawrence to present at NYU Department of Music Colloquium Series
Sidra Lawrence will be presenting her work at the NYU Department of Music Colloquium Series on Dec. 8th.
Dec 8, 2016 11:57 AM Thomas Rosenkranz to be visiting artist at the Oberlin Conservatory and Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival
Associate Professor of Piano, Thomas Rosenkranz, will be a visiting artist at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music as well as the Walla Walla Winter Chamber Music Festival in Washington State from January 12-15th.
Dec 5, 2016 9:58 AM BGSU Alumni in Collaboration with members of the New York Philharmonic
Pianist and BGSU alumni, Anna Vasilyeva, was featured as a collaborative pianist with woodwinds players from the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.
Dec 5, 2016 9:01 AM Perrysburg Symphony to host Christmas concert Dec. 10
The Grace United Methodist Church at 601 East Boundary St., will host a Christmas concert featuring the Perrysburg Symphony on Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. in the Life Center.
Dec 2, 2016 10:09 AM BGSU Student nominated for scholarship at The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
Nathan Wright has been nominated for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship at The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Dec 2, 2016 8:57 AM BGSU Alumni to make Metropolitan Opera debut in Spring 2017
Soprano Tammie Michelle Bradley will be making her Metropolitan Debut in March/April 2017.
Nov 30, 2016 11:43 AM Professor Gene Trantham Organizes Sessions at College Music Society National Conference
Professor Gene Trantham organized and moderated two sessions during the 2016 National Conference of the College Music Society held recently in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Nov 21, 2016 1:56 PM Ellen & Christopher Scholl to perform at Heidelberg University
Ellen & Christopher Scholl will sing selections from Handel's "Messiah" on December 11.
Nov 14, 2016 10:22 AM Dr. Laura Melton touring major mid-west schools
Dr. Laura Melton will be teaching master classes and playing solo piano recitals at several mid-west schools during the next three weeks.
Nov 10, 2016 4:50 PM Composition Student Adam O'Dell Guest Composer at Oklahoma State University
Composer and second year BGSU MM candidate Adam O'Dell will be traveling to Stillwater, Oklahoma from November 9-11 to serve as the guest composer for the Oklahoma State University Symphony Orchestra's "American Landscapes" concert.
Nov 10, 2016 4:45 PM DMA Candidate Nick Zoulek reviewed in Wall Street Journal
Doctoral student Nick Zoulek's recently released album, "Rushing Past Willow", was reviewed in The Wall Street Journal.
Oct 27, 2016 11:45 AM Professor Papanikolaou to Lecture at Indiana University
Dr. Papanikolaou has been invited to participate in the Musicology Department Lecture Series at Indiana University.
Oct 21, 2016 2:18 PM Dr. Peter Terry '82 has composition selected as Top 100 new band pieces of year
BGSU alumnus Dr. Peter Terry's new 2016 grade 3.5 band piece "Wild Horses" has been selected by "Band World Magazine" as one of the "Top 100" new pieces of the year.
Oct 18, 2016 6:26 PM BGSU College of Musical Arts Represented at MTNA State-Level Competition
On October 15, 2016 the MTNA State-Level Competition was held at Oberlin Conservatory of Music. This year, BGSU College of Musical Arts was well represented with numerous placements.
Oct 18, 2016 4:54 PM Composition Professor Mikel Kuehn to Release First Full Length CD
2014 Guggenheim fellow Mikel Kuehn will release his first full length CD, "Object/Shadow", on Naxos, iTunes and Amazon, through New Focus Recordings on November 11.
Oct 17, 2016 11:41 AM BGSU Alums to Appear on Recording
Three BGSU Electroacoustics/Composition alums have been selected for inclusion on the SEAMUS Interactions Series 2016 recording
Oct 6, 2016 1:02 PM Elainie Lillios & Bonnie Mitchell collaborate for Punta y Raya Festival and Competition
CMA composer Elainie Lillios and Digital Arts faculty Bonnie Mitchell will be featured at the 2016 Punta y Raya Festival and Competition at ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany on October 20-23, 2016
Oct 5, 2016 3:01 PM Dr. Papanikolaou to Present Toledo Pre-Opera Talk
Professor Papanikolaou will present two pre-performance talks for Toledo Opera’s production of Rossini’s "Il barbiere di Siviglia"
Sep 27, 2016 4:46 PM Doctoral Student Hong-Da Chin Performs in Boston
Doctoral Student Hong-Da Chin Performs in Boston
Sep 22, 2016 3:09 PM 37th Annual Bowling Green New Music Festival - October 19-22, 2016
The 37th Annual Bowling Green New Music Festival will showcase the work of more than 30 guest composers and performers October 19-22.
Sep 15, 2016 3:19 PM Memorial Concert planned for Dr. Roger B. Schupp
Join the College of Musical Arts for a special memorial concert on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 3:00 PM as we celebrate the life of our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Roger Schupp.
Sep 8, 2016 3:16 PM Bryan Recital Hall Rededication Concert, September 18
On Sunday, September 18, 2016 the College of Musical Arts will be hosting a special rededication concert of the Bryan Recital Hall at 3:00 p.m.
Aug 26, 2016 8:46 AM Assistant Professor of Music Theory Greg Decker's Research Appears in Two New Volumes
Over the summer 2016, Assistant Professor of Music Theory Greg Decker had two separate papers published.
Aug 12, 2016 1:00 PM BGSU Voice Alumni Accepts Faculty Position at Middle Tennessee State University
Dr. Joshua Zink has accepted a Full-Time faculty position at Middle Tennessee State University beginning in the fall 2016.
Aug 1, 2016 11:11 AM Mark Munson featured in NAfME's Teaching Music Journal
Faculty member Mark Munson has an article published in the August, 2016 NAfME journal.
Jul 28, 2016 11:30 AM Alumnae receive award from Chamber Music America
On July 25, 2015, Chamber Music America (CMA) announced awards to 21 groups, including Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble and LJ White, a Chicago-based composer. White will compose a new song cycle that includes male, female, straight, cis, gay, and trans perspectives, to be premiered during the 2017-2018 concert season.
Jun 27, 2016 3:10 PM Early Music Ensemble receives warm reception, praise at Berkeley festival
BGSU’s Early Music Ensemble recently traveled to Berkeley, CA for a performance at the Early Music America Young Performer’s Festival. Their program: “Fringe Music: Music from the Peripheries of Seventeenth- and Eighteenth- Century Europe” was performed in St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on June 9 to an enthusiastic audience.
May 2, 2016 9:59 AM BG Music Ed Alumna Creates First Orchestra on the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia
Hannah Lawson is currently teaching music at Dhahran British Grammar School in Saudi Arabia. After graduating from BG in 2010, Hannah taught in multiple states in the U.S. In 2014, a job opportunity came about to move to Saudi Arabia with her husband and with no knowledge of the culture or language, she left in hopes of self discovery and has found it.
Apr 29, 2016 12:00 AM BGSU Piano Alumni Receives Glenn Korff Distinguished Graduate Artist/Scholar Award
Alumna Dimitra Kokkinopoulou wins prestigious award at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Apr 14, 2016 2:51 PM Faculty collaborate, innovate for upcoming educational workshops in Puerto Rico
College of Musical Arts faculty members John Sampen, Susan Nelson, Nermis Mieses, Kevin Schempf, Conor Nelson and Marilyn Shrude, along with School of Art faculty member Lynn Whitney have been awarded a Glanz Family Research Award for Interdisciplinary Faculty Innovation and Collaboration.
Apr 8, 2016 10:32 AM Professor Papanikolaou will present two pre-performance talks for Toledo Opera's production of Gounod's Roméo et Juliette
Eftychia Papanikolaou, Associate Professor of Musicology, will present two pre-performance talks for the Toledo Opera's production of Charles Gounod's Romeo et Juliette, Friday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 10 at 1 p.m. For more information please visit ToledoOpera.org.
Apr 6, 2016 3:20 PM 2015-2016 Faculty Achievements
Faculty in the College of Musical Arts had many notable accomplishments in the 2015-2016 academic year. Congratulations!
Apr 6, 2016 2:44 PM 2015-2016 Student Achievements
Students in the College of Musical Arts had many notable accomplishments in the 2015-2016 academic year. Congratulations!
Mar 31, 2016 11:02 AM World premiere, guest tubist highlight Wind Symphony Concert
BGSU Wind Symphony performs under the direction of Bruce Moss, featuring new music by Samuel Adler and guest artist, Daniel Perantoni.
Mar 3, 2016 9:29 AM BGSU Alum receives the 2016 OMEA Outstanding Young Music Educator Award
BGSU College of Musical Arts alum Megan Link received the Ohio Music Educators Association Outstanding Young Music Educator award at the 2016 Professional Development Conference on January 29, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mar 1, 2016 9:00 AM BGSU Early Music Ensemble invited to nationally acclaimed festival
BGSU’s Early Music Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Arne Spohr, has been selected by Early Music America to perform at Early Music America’s Young Performers Festival in Berkeley, CA.
Oct 30, 2015 3:00 PM Toledo Symphony Orchestra featured in BGSU’s composer reading session
Orchestral compositions written by Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts students will be read, rehearsed and recorded by Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) musicians on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 3:30-6 p.m. in BGSU’s Kobacker Hall. Michael Lewanski, a prominent figure on the international contemporary music scene, will lead the orchestra while acclaimed composer, conductor author and educator Samuel Adler will be present to observe the session and give comments in an evening masterclass.
Oct 14, 2014 4:20 PM Game Day Article from Key Magazine
The BGSU Falcon Marching Band was featured in the Fall issue of Key magazine.