BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY

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Plan to attend Opening Day address

President Carol Cartwright invites the campus and community to her Opening Day address Friday (Aug. 22). The talk begins at 10 a.m. in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Bowen-Thompson Student Union. The doors open at 9:30 for social time.

BGSU Choral Society to hold open auditions

The University Choral Society will hold open auditions for the 2008-09 season Tuesday and Sunday (Aug. 19 and 24).
 
Auditions for new and returning members will be heard by appointment beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and at 6 p.m. Sunday in 1038 Moore Musical Arts Center. Those auditioning are invited to bring a prepared solo; an accompanist will be provided. Directed by Mark Munson, music education, the chorus will rehearse at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 2.
  
In celebration of the composer’s 200th birthday, the featured work of the season will be Felix Mendelssohn’s oratorio “Elijah,” based on the life of the Old Testament prophet whose story is told in I Kings. The performance will be on April 26 with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra.
 
Other repertoire for the season includes Mahler’s “Symphony No. II,” to be performed with the Toledo Symphony Sept. 26 and 27, and Bernstein's “Chichester Psalms,” which will be performed as part of a community event on Nov. 23.
 
For more information, or to schedule an audition, call the BGSU College of Musical Arts at 2-2186.

Football home opener is Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night

All employees are invited to Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night Sept. 6 for the 2008 BGSU football home opener when the Falcons take on Minnesota. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Doyt Perry Stadium.
 
Courtesy of BGSU Interim President Carol A. Cartwright, the first 600 BGSU faculty and staff members to stop by the Athletic Ticket Office beginning Monday, Aug. 25, will receive two complimentary tickets to the game. Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the time of pick-up at the special rate of $9 each.
 
Questions? Call 877-BGSU TICKET. The ticket office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and is located in the main lobby of Anderson Arena inside Memorial Hall. A valid BGSU faculty/staff ID will be required for ticket pick-up and purchase at the special rate.
 

August 18, 2008