MACCM Projects & New Music Events

Ongoing Projects Across the College of Musical Arts

The annual Bowling Green New Music Festival

RESONATE - a multi-year collaboration that will explore the African Diaspora through the lens of contemporary American chamber music in partnership with Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings, the Carr Center, Oberlin College-Conservatory, the University of Michigan, Michigan State, and Western Michigan.

Additional seasons of Living American Composers: New Music from Bowling Green, produced in partnership with WGTE Public Media

EAR|EYE: Listening and Looking, a collaborative project featuring BGSU DMA students performing at the Toledo Museum of Art

New Music from Bowling Green, a multi-year recording project featuring the Bowling Green Philharmonia

Ongoing partnerships in collaboration with the Klingler Electro-Acoustic Residency (KEAR)

The annual Toledo Symphony Orchestra Composer Readings

Student composer performances, residencies, and special events through the Composition Department

Music at the Forefront 22-23

A showcase for exceptional performers of contemporary music

CONCERT: Thursday, September 29 2022 - 8pm, Bryan Recital Hall
HYPERCUBE has built a reputation on high-energy performances with impressive execution. The NYC-based quartet embraces the boundaries of chamber music, featuring cutting-edge works for saxophone, guitar, piano and percussion, while spanning electric and acoustic worlds. This concert is part of the 22-23 Klingler Electro-Acoustic Residency.

Michael Udow/Galaxy Percussion
CONCERT: Tuesday, November 8 2022 - 8pm, Kobacker Hall
Emeritus Professor (1982-2011) at the University of Michigan, composer and percussionist Michael Udow has an expansive diversified career including the symphonic and opera repertories, contemporary solo and chamber music and composition. Udow served as principal percussionist with the Santa Fe Opera from 1968 through his retirement after the 2009 season. His credentials also include being a member of the New Orleans Philharmonic, Summit Brass, the dance/percussion duo Equilibrium, the Tone Road Ramblers, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Galaxy Percussion Group, and numerous other chamber ensembles. Michael has also designed and manufactured innovative percussion instruments and accessories used by major orchestras, service bands, and percussionists throughout the world. He will be joined by a group of his most distinguished former students for an all-star concert before traveling to PASIC 2022, where he will be inducted into their Hall of Fame.

Quasar Saxophone Quartet
CONCERT: Monday, March 13 2023 - 8pm, Bryan Recital Hall
Known for their energy and bold innovation, the four members of Quasar have been exploring the innumerable facets of musical creation since the group's founding in 1994. The group's ventures include instrumental music, improvisation, and electronics. Whether solo or accompanied by a symphony orchestra, acoustic or plugged-in, Quasar offers its audience a unique and deeply original programming. The ensemble has been awarded 9 OPUS prizes by the Conseil québécois de la musique, including "Artist of the Year".

New Music Events at BGSU

This Year's Faculty and Student New Music Accomplishments

Faculty and Students - remember to report your new music activities to the Center using this form

Updated: 01/19/2023 09:20AM