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At the galleries – The School of Art’s Faculty and Staff Exhibition continues through Dec. 12 in the Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery at the Fine Arts Center. Included are works in mixed media, digital, print, paint, glass and graphics. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Free
Nov. 27 – The BGSU University Choral Society and Graduate Brass Quintet present “Joyous Sounds: A Yuletide Celebration,” a selection of traditional and popular holiday choral arrangements. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church, 1526 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green. Free
Nov. 27 – The Accorda Trio will perform a guest recital at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
Nov. 28 – 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 Center. Free
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 from 7 to8:30 p.m. 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. Free
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 an 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. Free
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 Center. Free
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 tickets, visit https://commerce.cashnet.com/
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. Free
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