"Magnetic North for new music lovers points to Bowling Green, Ohio."
—David Lang, 2012
The MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music provides mission-critical support to the College of Musical Arts, serving as the hub for its distinctive specialty in contemporary music. MACCM promotes and coordinates new music creation, production, research, and innovation, enhancing the vitally of the College and community.
At the the heart of the Center’s activities are the annual Bowling Green New Music Festival and the Music at the Forefront concert series. In addition, the Center administers a grant program in support of contemporary music projects and research at the College of Musical Arts, and organizes "New Music from Bowling Green" concerts featuring faculty and student performers at acclaimed venues around the country, and helps produce Living American Composers: New Music from Bowling Green, a radio series, in collaboration with WGTE-FM in Toledo.