BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Jan. 27-Feb. 1

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WEDNESDAY—The Faculty Artist Series continues with a piano performance by Robert Satterlee, a professor of piano and director of graduate studies at BGSU. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. He will perform Sonata in D Major, K. 576 – W.A. Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Two Etudes (Homage to William Albright) – David Gompper
Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 – Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856). Free

THURSDAY —The Creative Writing Program continues its MFA Reading Series with readings by Jacob Hall and Teresa Dederer at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel. Free.

FRIDAY —BGSU’s Repertory Dance Ensemble presents its Winter Dance Concert featuring choreography by dance program faculty Kristi Faulkner, Colleen Murphy, Tammy Starr and Tracy Wilson, and senior dance major Erynn Leff. Performances in tap, jazz and contemporary dance feature BGSU undergraduate dance majors and minors. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre, The Wolfe Center for the Arts. A second performance is slated for Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available beginning one hour prior to the show. For more information, email cmurphy@bgsu.edu

MONDAY —Canadian pianist Vicky Chow, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a “new star of new music,” will bring her music to BGSU as part of February’s Music at the Forefront Series. Her performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the Clazel Theatre, 127 N. Main St., Bowling Green. Free

FEB. 2—The Chamber Jazz Ensembles will perform, featuring the work of student composers. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

FEB. 3—Charles Saenz, associate professor of trumpet, will perform as part of the Faculty Artist Series at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

FEB. 4—The Creative Writing Program’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) readings will be presented by graduate students Eric Komosa and Tom Markham at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel. Free

Feb. 4—BGSU Student Composers recital will begin at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

FEB. 4—The season opener for The Dorothy and Lillian Gish Film Theater and Gallery’s International Film Series features “English/Vinglish,” a 2012 feature from India, directed by Guare Shinde. A quiet housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter because of her English skills. During a visit to New York, she enrolls in an English course and meets new people who teach her to value herself. Free

FEB. 6—The four student winners of the annual Competitions in Music will perform with the BG Philharmonia during the 49th annual Concerto Concert. Under the direction of Dr. Emily Freeman Brown, the concert begins at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Advance tickets, available at bgsu.edu/arts or by calling the ticket office at 419-372-8171, are $7 for adults and $3 for students. All tickets on the day of the performance are $10.

FEB. 7-21—The BGSU School of Art presents the Annual Undergraduate Art & Design Exhibition in the Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries of the Fine Arts Center. The exhibition opens with a reception from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, and continues through Feb. 21. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays and 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Free

FEB. 7—The Bent Note Duo are guest artists for the College of Musical Arts series. The duo is comprised of saxophonist Allison Balcetis and pianist Sandra Joy Friesen, who began performing together in 2009 during their doctoral studies at the University of Alberta. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

FEB. 9—BGSU student brass ensembles will perform at the Wildwood Metropark’s Manor House. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Free.

FEB. 10—The Faculty Artist Series features bassoonist Susan Nelson, an assistant professor of bassoon at BGSU. Her performance begins at 8 p.m. in the Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free

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