BGSU Arts Events through March 13

From BGSU OFFICE OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

At the galleries – The Annual Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition, a juried selection of art in all media by students in the BGSU School of Art, will be displayed in the Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries in the Fine Arts Center. The exhibition runs through March 3. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Free

Feb. 25 – Current Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) students will perform a showcase recital during the College of Musical Arts’ DMA auditions. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

Feb. 26 – The spring series of Tuesdays at the Gish presents “Marshall,” the 2017 film directed by Reginald Hudlin. Starring Chadwick Boseman, the film is about Thurgood Marshall, the leading NAACP lawyer from 1938-1961 whose victories include the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education Topeka decision and who became the first African American Supreme Court Justice in 1967. The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. in 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Free

Feb. 27 – Piano faculty member Yevgeny Yontov will perform a recital in the College of Musical Arts’ weekly Faculty Artist Series. Yontov, one of the most promising Israeli pianists of his generation, was a finalist in the 2017 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition and received the prize for Best Performance of Chamber Music and for Best Israeli Pianist. He has performed chamber music in Israel, Europe, Asia and North and South America in venues that include Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. He joined the BGSU faculty in 2018 as an instructor of piano. The recital will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

Feb. 28 – The weekly Prout Reading Series features readings by MFA students Shay Hawkins, poetry, and Matthew Stewart, fiction. The reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel. Free

Feb. 28 – The BGSU Department of Theatre and Film presents “The Wolves,” the debut play by Sarah DeLappe about a girls’ indoor soccer team that navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. The play, which earned DeLappe the 2015 Relentless Award for Playwriting and was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, runs for two weekends: at 8 p.m. on Feb. 28, March 1-2 and 7-9, and at 2 p.m. on March 2, 3 and 9 in the Eva Marie Saint Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Advance tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students and children; all tickets on the day of the performance are $20. Tickets are available at bgsu.edu/arts or by calling the Wolfe Center box office at 419-372-8171. 

Feb. 28 – The BGSU Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Ken Thompson, will perform a concert at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Advance tickets are $3 for students and children and $7 for adults. All tickets are $10 on the day of performance. Tickets are available at bgsu.edu/arts or by calling the box office at 419-372-8171.

March 1 – The College of Musical Arts Guest Artist Series welcomes Natasha Farny on cello. Farny is an associate professor of strings, guitar and harp at the State University of New York at Fredonia. She performs with several chamber music groups and as a soloist and presents master classes. She was awarded the Avaloch Farm Music Institute Residency in 2017 and several awards between 2007 and 2015. The recital will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 2-3 – The College of Musical Arts hosts the annual Douglas Wayland Student Chamber Competition. Chamber ensembles will compete in semifinal and final rounds in the undergraduate and graduate divisions. The semifinals will start at 10 a.m. March 2, and the finals will begin at 3 p.m. March 3 in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 2 – Tenor Joe Harper will present a recital for the College of Musical Arts’ Guest Artist Series. Harper, an associate professor of voice at the State University of New York Fredonia, is a versatile and engaging interpreter of a wide-ranging repertoire from Schubert and Britten to a variety of contemporary composers. His performances include appearances with the Boston Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Boston Academy of Music, Central City Opera, Handel & Haydn Society, South Carolina Opera, Utah Festival Opera and Utah Opera. The recital will begin at 8 p.m. in the Marjorie Conrad M.D. Choral Room at the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Free

March 4 – Music at the Forefront features Collect/Project, a transatlantic ensemble based in sister cities Chicago and Hamburg, Germany. The ensemble specializes in experimental music and performance, with an interest in unorthodox and deeply collaborative experiences grounded in classical and contemporary performance techniques and steeped in popular and folkloric traditions. Comprised of Shanna Gutierrez (flutes), Frauke Aulbert (voice), Eva Zöllner (accordion) and Francisco Castillo Trigueros (electronics), Collect/ Project is dedicated to reshaping the way music is created and experienced. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 5 – Voice students of BGSU faculty member Myra Merritt will perform during Music at the Manor House. The event at the Toledo Metroparks Wildwood Manor House, 5100 Central Ave., Toledo, will begin at 7 p.m. Free

March 5 – Tuesdays at the Gish features director and YouTube personality Justin Chon’s 2017 film “Gook.” The 94-minute film, set in 1992 South Central Los Angeles at the time of the Rodney King case, follows Korean store owners Eli and his brother and Eli’s brotherly friendship with a preteen African American girl whose family, like everyone in the neighborhood, see the Koreans as part of the racist system. The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. in 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Free

March 5 – The BGSU Graduate Brass Quintet will perform a recital at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 6 – The College of Musical Arts’ Faculty Artist Series presents cellist Brian Snow, a gifted and versatile performer in chamber music, orchestral and solo settings. Before joining the BGSU music faculty as an assistant professor of cello, Snow pursued a varied performing and teaching career in the New York City area. In addition to being a member of the NYC-based ensembles Newspeak, OMNI Ensemble and Trio Chimera, he has performed and recorded with a variety of artists. The recital will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 7 – The Prout Reading Series presents creative writing MFA students Lucas Fulton, poetry, and Christina Stump, fiction, teaching associates in the English department. Their reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel. Free

March 7 – The BGSU Concert Band, under the direction of Dr. Bruce Moss, will perform a concert at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets in advance are $3 for students and children and $7 for adults; all tickets are $10 on the day of performance. Tickets are available at bgsu.edu/arts or by calling 419-372-8171.

March 9 – The College of Musical Arts hosts the annual Dr. Marjorie Conrad Art Song Competition for BGSU voice and piano students. The semifinal round will start at noon and the final round at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 10 – Members of the BG Philharmonia in the College of Musical Arts will present a chamber orchestra concert at 3 p.m. in Kobacker Hall at Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets in advance are $3 for students and children and $7 for adults; all tickets are $10 on the day of the performance. Tickets are available at bgsu.edu/arts or by calling 419-372-8171.

March 11 – The BGSU University Band will present a spring concert. Directed by Dr. Bruce Moss, the band will perform at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets in advance are $3 for students and children and $7 for adults; all tickets are $10 on the day of the performance. Tickets are available at bgsu.edu/arts or by calling 419-372-8171.

March 11 – The College of Musical Arts welcomes Bulgarika, a group of four master musicians with decades of performing experience. They will share the very best of the Bulgarian folk-music tradition. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. in 202B Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Free

March 12 – Music at the Manor House will feature the cello students of Brian Snow, an assistant professor of cello in the BGSU College of Musical Arts. The students will perform at 7 p.m. at the Toledo Metroparks Wildwood Manor House. Free

March 12 – “Raw,” the 2016 debut film of director Julia Ducournau, is this week’s Tuesdays at the Gish feature. A horror film about a brilliant but innocent teenage girl who asserts her true identity as a cannibal, “Raw” celebrates female power. The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. in 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Free

March 12 – The vocal jazz ensemble will kick off the College of Musical Arts’ Jazz Week events. The group will perform at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

March 13 – The Chamber Jazz Ensembles will perform during Jazz Week at BGSU. The event will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

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