Dec 12, 2017 7:24 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 7:13 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 11, 2017 2:59 PM Class of 2017 Success Stories: BGSU contemporary music program sets the stage for Hong-Da Chin
Hong-Da Chin started playing the Chinese flute when he was a 10-year-old boy living in Kajang, Malaysia. Now, as he is set to graduate with a Doctor of Musical Arts in contemporary music from BGSU, he has performed at some of the most prestigious venues in the United States.
Dec 8, 2017 7:26 PM BGSU to hold commencement Friday, Saturday
BGSU will celebrate its 290th graduation in two ceremonies in the Stroh Center Friday (Dec. 15) and Saturday (Dec. 16). The December graduating class includes 954 candidates. Among the undergraduates, 56 will be presented associate degrees and 682 bachelor’s degrees. Of those, 142 have received honors for their high grade point averages.
Dec 5, 2017 5:14 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 29, 2017 7:58 PM ArtsX wrapped up in a world of make believe
“Make. Believe.” is the theme of the 13th annual ArtsX, a free, family-fun event that showcases the art, music and acting talents of BGSU students, faculty, alumni and staff. The event runs from 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Wolfe Center for the Arts and the Fine Arts Center.
Nov 9, 2017 6:01 PM Transient Canvas to perform in Music at the Forefront series
Bass clarinet and marimba duo Transient Canvas will give a free performance on Nov. 20 as part of the Music at the Forefront concert series sponsored by Bowling Green State University’s MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music. The duo is committed both to performing and commissioning new works.
Nov 6, 2017 9:42 PM Falcon Marching Band to perform Nov. 10 at the Music for All Bands
The Falcon Marching Band (FMB) will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the Exhibition at the Music for All Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The FMB will put on a show titled "To Mars," which is a through-composed custom arrangement in four acts, said Dr. Michael King, director.
Nov 3, 2017 6:25 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 4:43 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 4:07 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 23, 2017 6:00 PM Summer Experience: Music industry internship eye-opening for Samantha Sharp
Samantha Sharp, a multiplatform journalism major and music industry minor at Bowling Green State University, had a career-expanding internship at the The Syndicate, a marketing agency in New Jersey. The internship gave Sharp real-life experience in an industry that she hadn’t previously considered as a career possibility.
Oct 17, 2017 5:30 PM Jake Heggie guest resident for Creative Minds
BGSU will host opera composer-pianist Jake Heggie as its guest resident for the Edwin H. Simmons Creative Minds Series Oct. 22-24 at The Wolfe Center for the Arts. Heggie will be engaged with arts students during his residency as he lends his perspective to aspiring performers and composers.
Oct 13, 2017 8:06 PM New Music and Art Festival brings leading artists to BGSU
The 38th annual Bowling Green State University New Music and Art Festival will showcase the work of more than 30 guest composers and performers Oct. 18-21. This year's featured guests include composers Steven Mackey and Sarah Kirkland Snider, guest ensemble Latitude 49, and a special performance by vocalist Shara Nova.
Oct 10, 2017 1:26 PM 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 6:55 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 29, 2017 2:02 PM Solungga Liu to perform at the Library of Congress
Little did pianist Solungga Liu dream seven years ago when she released a CD of music by the late composer Charles Griffes that it would result in her being invited to perform at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. But that’s what the BGSU professor will do Nov. 4.
Sep 22, 2017 7:45 PM Jazz guitar great John Scofield headlines Orchard Guitar Festival
Legendary guitarist John Scofield has recorded more than 30 albums, and his jazz lineage can be traced back to the 1970s to the likes of Miles Davis and Charles Mingus. Scofield will headline the Orchard Guitar Festival, which takes place Friday and Saturday (Sept. 29-30) at Bowling Green State University.
Sep 18, 2017 3:54 PM 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 13, 2017 7:34 PM American Brass Quintet to perform, teach as Hansen artists
The American Brass Quintet will visit Bowling Green State University Sept. 20-22 to present a free public concert and share their musical and professional wisdom as this year’s artists in residence for the Dorothy E. and DuWayne H. Hansen Musical Arts Series.
Sep 11, 2017 2:05 PM 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 11, 2017 11:00 AM BGSU’s new band uniforms are hip, timeless
The Falcon Marching Band always has been one of the most well-known representatives of Bowling Green State University, but during the festivities for the football home-opener against South Dakota at Doyt Perry Stadium during Falcon Family Weekend, there was just a little more pep in its step.
Sep 8, 2017 1:00 PM 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 7:34 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 3:40 PM 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 5:48 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 2:30 PM 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 31, 2017 11:00 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: Keeping music in the classroom
Joel Hamilton is the choral director at Perrysburg Junior High School. He is graduating with a Master of Music with a Teaching Artistry Specialization from BGSU’s College of Musical Arts with the intention of taking what he has learned in the program and incorporating it into the classroom.
Jul 24, 2017 3:48 PM 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 3:40 PM 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 2:45 PM 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 2:26 PM 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 12:25 PM 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 6:08 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 5:57 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 2:16 PM 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 29, 2017 11:00 AM 2017 Success Stories: Composing a bright future
Daniel Bayot grew up in an abundantly musical family on the island of Oahu. Bayot’s father is a full-time professional musician and Bruno Mars is his cousin. Bayot took voice lessons throughout his four years at BGSU and graduated with a 3.713 GPA and a Bachelor of Arts in music composition.
May 29, 2017 11:00 AM BGSU, Toledo Opera partner to bring beauty of opera to youth
A team of Bowling Green State University students from digital arts, graphic design, computer science and music composition collaborated with the Toledo Opera to create a video game to educate and entertain youth about the opera "The Magic Flute."
May 9, 2017 6:12 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 5:42 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 8, 2017 12:58 PM A legacy of musical leadership
For the past 15 years, conductor Stefan Sanderling has brought engaging, educational and innovative symphonic programming to audiences in northwest Ohio. He has also raised the profile of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra nationally and internationally. On April 28, Bowling Green State University honored the maestro with an honorary doctorate of musical arts.
May 5, 2017 7:06 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 5:37 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 3:08 PM 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 5:51 PM Achievement honored at 288th BGSU commencement
Degree candidates at the University’s commencement ceremonies Friday (May 5) and Saturday (May 6) heard from alumni who have gone on to distinguished careers in academia, the Coast Guard and the financial services industry. The Bowling Green campus held three ceremonies, all in the Stroh Center.
May 3, 2017 2:54 PM 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 5:40 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 12:32 PM 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 6:00 PM BGSU to host 3rd annual New Music Gathering
BGSU’s MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music (MACCM) and College of Musical Arts will host the third annual New Music Gathering May 11-13. The event brings contemporary musicians, artists, administrators and musicologists together to meet, talk and foster relationships in the new music community.
May 1, 2017 1:12 PM Bayot, senior, wins Richter American Music Composition Award
Senior composition major, Daniel Bayot, has been awarded the NFMC Marion Richter American Music Composition Award.
May 1, 2017 11:00 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: Open to all of music’s possibilities
As a double major in guitar performance with a jazz emphasis and jazz studies in alto sax, Erika Nalow is graduating from Bowling Green State University with a 3.98 GPA and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the College of Musical Arts and Honors College.
Apr 28, 2017 3:08 PM 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 12:43 PM 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 12:50 PM 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.
Apr 17, 2017 11:00 AM Embrace your opportunities
Bowling Green State University data science student Sarah Hercules has made the most of her time in college by embracing the opportunities that have come her way – something she encourages other students to do as well.
Apr 14, 2017 6:30 PM Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Mary Natvig, musicology, received the 2017 Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award for her longtime commitment and dedication to student mentoring and advising, undergraduate education, and support for the arts. The honor included a $1,000 cash prize and a reserved parking spot for a year.
Apr 14, 2017 6:30 PM Professor of Creative Arts Excellence
Dr. Mikel Kuehn, a professor of composition in the College of Musical Arts, was named the 2017 Professor of Creative Arts Excellence at the Faculty Excellence Awards April 13.
Apr 5, 2017 6:50 PM Beerman enhances ‘An Iliad’ with original music, performance
Dr. Burton Beerman, Distinguished Artist Professor Emeritus, brings his singular talents as a composer and performer to a new interpretation of Homer’s tragedy “The Iliad.” The Valentine Theatre in Toledo will present the one-man show “An Iliad” this weekend, performed by Toledo actor Paul Causman, accompanied by Beerman onstage and through multimedia elements.
Apr 3, 2017 2:22 PM Bravo! BGSU
Nearly $80,000 was raised for student arts scholarships at the third annual Bravo! BGSU on April 1. Bravo! BGSU celebrated the very best of the University’s arts – from the College of Musical Arts, School of Art, Department of Theatre and Film, the Creative Writing Program and the Dance Program.
Apr 1, 2017 7:00 PM College of Musical Arts celebrates the rare serpent horn in residency, concert
The College of Musical Arts will host a three-day residency on the serpent, featuring Douglas Yeo, the leading scholar on the instrument. Events include a free public concert, a seminar and a lesson on playing the serpent, plus master classes on the serpent and the trombone.
Mar 28, 2017 2:20 PM 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 7:18 PM BGSU Opera Theater brings Kurt Weill’s ‘Street Scene’ to Donnell stage
Northwest Ohio audiences will get to see a rare area production of Kurt Weill’s operatic masterpiece “Street Scene” March 24 and 26. BGSU’s Opera Theater will produce the piece with the help of a $10,000 grant from the Kurt Weill Foundation.
Mar 22, 2017 2:28 PM 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 1:11 PM 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 2:24 PM 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 20, 2017 11:00 AM 10 alumni honored at College Alumni Awards event
For more than 100 years, Bowling Green State University has celebrated accomplished individuals for service to their professions, their communities and to the University. On March 18, 10 alumni were honored for their contributions at the College Alumni Awards. Alumni were chosen to represent each of the University’s colleges, highlighting the diverse disciplines of a comprehensive university.
Mar 13, 2017 3:06 PM BGSU Alumna wins new prestigious voice award
2006 BGSU alumna, Kisma Jordan to be the first recipient of the Sherrill Milnes American Opera Award.
Mar 10, 2017 5:56 PM Bach expert to prepare BGSU music students for ‘St. John Passion’ performance
Bach expert and lyric tenor Dr. Christopher M. Cock will share his knowledge with students in the College of Musical Arts and local audiences March 13-15 as the 2017 Helen McMaster Endowed Professor in Vocal and Choral Studies. He will prepare music students to perform Bach’s “St. John Passion.”
Feb 28, 2017 2:18 PM 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 2:03 PM 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 3:03 PM 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 2:09 PM Piano Professor, Thomas Rosenkranz establishes festival in Italy
Thomas Rosenkranz has established the Maccagno Piano Days Festival and Competition in Northern Italy.
Feb 13, 2017 3:45 PM Roomful of Teeth to share musical virtuosity with students, community
The exciting, Grammy Award-winning a cappella vocal project Roomful of Teeth is this year’s Hansen Series artists in residence. The community is invited to attend their free concert, sit in on master classes and hear their perspectives at a panel discussion.
Feb 8, 2017 2:10 PM 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 3:35 PM 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.
Feb 3, 2017 2:22 PM Dr. Bruce Moss named Music Educator of the Year
Dr. Bruce Moss, a professor and the director of band activities for 23 years in BGSU's College of Musical Arts, was named Ohio Education Association's 2017 Most Outstanding Educator of the Year. The award recognizes an OMEA member each year for outstanding service, dedication and overall contribution to music education.
Feb 1, 2017 1:00 PM Black History Month offers social, scholarly, arts events
A full month of events is planned for February at BGSU in commemoration of Black History Month. In addition to nearly daily student-oriented activities, the University invites the community to participate in numerous events related to culture, history and social issues.
Jan 26, 2017 2:27 PM BGSU Alumna publishes interview with renowned artist
Kim Lewis interviews flutist, Claire Chase.
Jan 25, 2017 2:30 PM Accordionist from Greece continues rich musical exchange
Panagiotis Andreoglou, an accordionist from Greece, is a Fulbright Scholar at BGSU this semester who is working with the faculty and staff in in the College of Musical Arts’ program in contemporary music. He will give three public performances and presentations.
Jan 23, 2017 3:32 PM 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 4:19 PM BGSU alumnus making his New York debut
Errin Brooks will be making his NY debut in March with New Amsterdam Opera.
Jan 11, 2017 2:48 PM 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 2:22 PM 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 2:08 PM 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 1:40 PM 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.