Nov. 28, 2018 – The College of Musical Arts’
Faculty Artist Series presents violinist Penny Thompson Kruse.
She is a professor of violin and has performed extensively as a
soloist, orchestral and chamber musician with such orchestras as
the Eastern Festival Orchestra, Hutchinson Chamber Orchestra,
Kansas City Chamber Orchestra and the Philharmonia of Kansas
City. The recital will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall,
Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Nov. 29 – The BGSU Concert Band, under the
direction of Dr. Bruce Moss, will perform at 8 p.m. in Kobacker
Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets purchased in advance
are $3 for students and children and $7 for adults. All tickets
purchased on the day of the performance are $10. BGSU students
with an ID card are admitted free.
Nov. 30 – Guest vocalist Salvatore Champagne,
the Robert W. Wheeler Professor of Voice and director of vocal
studies at Oberlin College and Conservatory, will present a
master class for students and the public. He began his singing
career in 1988 as the tenor soloist in a European tour of
Leonard Bernstein’s Songfest conducted by the composer and for
the next 10 years was a guest artist in many of Europe’s finest
opera houses and concert halls. He appears throughout the
country giving master classes and seminars. The master class
begins at 2:30 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at Moore Musical Arts
Nov. 30 – The Toledo Museum of Art
welcomes BGSU students in the Doctor of Musical Arts program to
perform for the EAR|EYE: Listening and Looking Concert.
They will perform contemporary music in various galleries at the
museum and explore the relationship of contemporary music and
art. The museum is located at 2445 Monroe St., Toledo.
Nov. 30 – The University Women’s Chorus
and the University Men’s Chorus will present a joint
concert. Tickets purchased in advance are $3 for students and
children and $7 for adults. All tickets purchased on the day of
the performance are $10. BGSU students with a student ID
are admitted free.
Dec. 1 – The 2018 ArtsX holiday showcase
of BGSU student, faculty and alumni arts features Verb
Ballets, a contemporary ballet company from Cleveland.
Known for its dynamic programming through bold artistry, unique
styles and technical excellence, the company will perform two
shows, at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M.
Donnell Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Additional
activities from 5 to 9 p.m. throughout the Wolfe Center and the
Fine Arts Center include musical, theatrical and dance
performances; exhibits and demonstrations; hands-on activities
and art sales for holiday giving. Free
Dec. 2 – The BG Philharmonia continues the
celebration of its 100th anniversary with another special event
during the 2018-19 school year. This end-of-the-semester concert
welcomes guest violinist and Bowling Green native Zachary
DePue. He will solo with the orchestra on Shostakovich’s
“Violin Concerto No. 1.” The Philharmonia will also perform
Stravinsky’s “Petrouchka.” The concert will begin at 3 p.m. in
Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets purchased in
advance are $3 for students and children and $7 for adults. All
tickets purchased on the day of the concert are $10. BGSU
students with a student ID are admitted free.
Dec. 3 – Students from the College of Musical
Arts will present chamber works at 7 p.m. at the Wood County
District Public Library, 251 N. Main St., Bowling Green.
Dec. 3 – The BGSU University Band, under
the direction of Dr. Bruce Moss, will perform a concert at 8
p.m. in Kobacker Hall at Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets
purchased in advance are $3 for students/children and $7 for
adults. All tickets purchased the day of the concert are $10.
BGSU students with ID are admitted free.
Dec. 4 – BGSU music education students gather
together throughout the semester to play on secondary
instruments. The “Room for Seconds” performance will
feature fun, easy band literature, all played by musicians on
something other than their primary instrument. The event will
start at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at Moore Musical Arts
Dec. 5 – The 52nd annual competitions in musical
performance will take place Dec. 5-8. Preliminary rounds will
begin at 9 a.m. on Dec. 5-7 in Kobacker Hall at Moore Musical
Arts Center. The final round of competition will start at 9:30
a.m., also in Kobacker. Winners of the competition will be
featured soloists with the BG Philharmonia or the Wind Symphony
during the spring semester. Free
Dec. 9 – A Celebration of Polish-American
Polka will feature music by the Alex Meixner Band and
conversations with special guests Jan Lewan and Joe Oberaitis. A
traditional Polish meal is included in the event. The event will
begin at 5 p.m. with dinner and dancing to follow in the Lenhart
Grand Ballroom at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Tickets are
$25 per person and include dinner and music. To purchase
or call the University Libraries at 419-372-2856.
Dec. 9 – The BGSU Academy Band Fall Concert
features the musical talents of the College of Musical Arts’
middle school and high school academy bands. About 400 students
will participate in this year’s academy. The concert will begin
at 7 p.m. in Kobacker Hall at Moore Musical Arts Center.
Dec. 15 – Students in the BGSU Creative Arts
Program will present a public recital at 3 p.m. in Bryan Recital
Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Free