Music Discovery Day

Activities begin at 8:30 a.m Monday, October 16, 2017 and include:

  • Attending music classes
  • Observing rehearsals
  • Learning about the curriculum for music majors and minors
  • Attending sessions on audition preparation and music theory
  • Attending a concert by BGSU College of Musical Arts ensembles
  • Meeting the music faculty and students
  • Learning about scholarship opportunities and how to apply to the University
  • Sample lessons with a faculty member!

All events subject to change

We invite you to experience life as a music major for a day. Students can attend rehearsals of the college’s choirs, bands, and orchestra, attend our music classes, meet our faculty and students, and experience life in the CMA.

Information on scholarships, admissions, and other university programs will also be available.

As always, parents and guests are encouraged, but not required, to attend Music Discovery Day.  

Registration deadline is October 9, 2017.


MDD 2016

Fall 2017 Schedule Coming Soon

This year's schedule, seen below, will give you an idea of the types of sessions and classes you can experience at Music Discovery Day.


A Capella Choir, Collegiate Chorale, Concert Band, Early Music Ensemble, Marching Band, Men’s Chorus, Opera Theater, Philharmonia, Taiko Drum Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Women’s Chorus

Sessions about Applying/Auditioning

Panel Discussions, Music Minors, Piano Preparation, Audition Preparation, Admissions & Financial Aid, Exploring Careers in Music, Music Theory Workshop

PLUS, attend classes, and take tours of our campus and facilities!

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Registration deadline is october 9, 2017.



You can check-in at Kobacker Lobby of the Moore Musical Arts Center between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. The Music Discovery Day program begins at 8:30 a.m. with an information/welcome meeting and continues with events scheduled throughout the day. There is no official end to the day and you are encouraged and welcome to stay as long as you like.

Directions and Parking

Directions to Bowling Green

Directions to Bowling Green and a campus map can be found here.

Make sure to download your visitor parking permit (attached to your confirmation email). Please display this on your driver side dashboard when you arrive. Parking is available in Lot 10 and 18. From Interstate 75 take exit 181 into Bowling Green. Go west on Wooster Street and turn right at the second stoplight; Mercer Road. Proceed on Mercer Road. Parking Lot 10 will be on your right, just west of the Student Recreation Center. To get to the Moore Musical Arts Center from Lot 10, cross Mercer Road and walk along Ridge Street past the Student Recreation Center. The Moore Musical Arts Center will be on your right. Overflow parking is available in Lot 18. From Lot 10, continue on Mercer Road and cross Merry Street. Parking Lot 18 will be on your left. To get to the Moore Musical Arts Center, walk west along Merry Street to the crosswalk just past the pond. The Moore Musical Arts Center is located across Merry Street and slightly to the west and is within walking distance of the Field House.

For further information contact:

Coordinator of Music Admissions

College of Musical Arts
(419) 372-8577

Have a safe trip and we look forward to meeting you on Monday, October 16!