BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Nov. 18-Dec. 2, 2009

Nov. 18—BGSU music faculty members Per Broman and Elizabeth Menard will make presentations as part of the Faculty Scholar Series at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Broman will present "Behind the Curtain: Ingmar Bergman's Musical Conception in ‘Höstsonaten,’" while Menard will discuss "An Investigation of Creative Potential in High School Musicians: Recognizing, Promoting, and Assessing Creative Ability through Music Composition.” Free.

Nov. 18—Tomorrow (Nov. 19) is the last day to see “The Poetic Dialogue,” an exhibition in the Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery of BGSU’s Fine Arts Center. The exhibit displays the collaborative work of 31 artist-poet pairs. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow, and also from 6-9 p.m. tomorrow. Free.

Nov. 18—“Art from Visiting the Margins,” an exhibition by Bill Thompson of Bowling Green’s United Christian Fellowship, continues through Dec. 6 in BGSU’s Bowen-Thompson Student Union Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays. Free.

Nov. 19—Guest pianist Alan Feinberg will lead a master class at 2 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of BGSU’s Moore Musical Arts Center. Free and open to the public.

Nov. 19—Poet Jessica Stump and fiction writer Jacqueline Vogtman, graduate students in BGSU’s Creative Writing Program, will read from their work at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel on the Bowling Green campus. Free.

Nov. 19—Pianist Alan Feinberg, a three-time Grammy Award nominee, headlines “Music at the Forefront,” a showcase for new and exciting performers of contemporary music, at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of BGSU’s Moore Musical Arts Center. Feinberg has more than 200 premieres to his credit, among them Mel Powell's Pulitzer Prize-winning “Duplicates,” as well as works by such composers as John Adams, Milton Babbitt, John Harbison and Steven Reich. Free.

Nov. 20—A Southern Graphics Council traveling exhibition opens at BGSU with a 5 p.m. panel discussion with the artists in 204 Fine Arts Center, followed by a reception in the Willard Wankelman Gallery. The exhibition continues through Dec. 13; the gallery will be closed Nov. 26-30 for Thanksgiving. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Free.

Nov. 21—The BGSU College of Musical Arts hosts Double Reed Day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Moore Musical Arts Center. The event is open to bassoonists and oboists of all ages and abilities, and to music educators. Registration is available online at http://www.bgsu.edu/colleges/music/events/doublereed/register.html. For more information, contact Dr. Nathaniel Zeisler at nzeisle@bgsu.edu or 419-372-2524. Free.

Nov. 21—Timothy Cloeter and Sandra Frey Stegman will direct BGSU’s A Cappella Choir and University Women’s Chorus, respectively, in an 8 p.m. concert in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, on the day of the performance. For tickets, call the box office at 419-372-8171 or 1-800-589-2224.

Nov. 22—BGSU’s Concert Band, directed by Carol Hayward, and University Band, directed by Kenneth Thompson, will present a free concert at 3 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.

Nov. 23—The BGSU Graduate String Quartet will be in concert at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free.

Nov. 30—
A previously announced concert by BGSU’s New Music Ensemble has been canceled.

Dec. 2—BGSU’s Festival Series continues with Handel's “Messiah,” performed by the University Choral Society and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra and conducted by BGSU’s Mark Munson, at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Soloists for the Bowling Green College of Musical Arts event are soprano Carol Dusdieker, mezzo-soprano Fenlon Lamb, tenor Christopher Scholl and bass-baritone Sean Cooper. Scholl and Cooper are on the voice faculty at BGSU. Tickets are $36, $28 and $20 for adults and $29, $22 and $15 for students. For tickets, contact the box office at 419-372-8171 or 1-800-589-2224.

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(Posted November 13, 2009 )