Music Discovery Day for high school students

BOWLING GREEN, O.—More than 250 high school students are expected to take part in the annual Music Discovery Day on Monday, Oct. 15, at Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts.  

The daylong event, which starts at 9 a.m., introduces prospective students to the University's musical arts program.

Participants will tour the Moore Musical Arts Center; visit Batchelder Residence Hall and the Arts Village, popular housing options for music students; see typical college classes; learn about careers in music; meet music faculty and attend clinics on audition preparation and on music theory.

Students may attend rehearsals of the A Cappella Choir, Concert Band, University Women's Chorus, Bowling Green Philharmonia, University Men's Chorus, Collegiate Chorale, Opera Theater, Indonesian Gamelan, Steel Drum Ensemble and the Falcon Marching Band.

In addition, staff from the University's admissions, financial aid and Honors Program offices will be available to answer questions.

There also will be a performance at 2:30 p.m. featuring the Bowling Green Philharmonia, Collegiate Chorale and Wind Symphony.  

Music Discovery Day is free and open to any high school student interested in music as a major.  

The registration deadline is Oct. 8. For registration information, contact Kathleen Moss, coordinator of music admissions, by phone at 419-372-8577 or by email at kmoss@bgsu.edu.

Students are encouraged to register online at www.bgsu.edu/musicdiscovery.

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(Posted September 25, 2007 )