BGSU Young People’s Concerts series begins with ‘Wishing on A Star’

BOWLING GREEN, O.—This year’s Young People’s Concerts series at Bowling Green State University will begin Saturday (Oct. 16) with “Wishing on a Star,” a presentation by the musical theater program in the College of Musical Arts.

Musical theater students will present a special salute to songs from Disney musicals such as “Aladdin,” “The Little Mermaid” and “Hercules” in a program that is sure to have everyone singing along.

The series continues on Nov. 13 with “Jazz!” a presentation by the Student Jazz Combos and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble. The concert will offer young audience members a glimpse into the world of jazz.

“Holiday Brass” will be presented Dec 4, featuring BGSU’s brass students as they celebrate the season with musical favorites.

Students from the voice department will perform a tribute to Valentine’s Day with “Serenade” on Feb. 12.

The final program of the season, “Renaissance Festival,” will entertain with music and mischief. Featuring members of the Collegiate Choral, directed by Dr. Sandra Frey Stegman, and other special guests, the show is scheduled for April 9.
All concerts in the series begin at 11 a.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.

Admission is $1 for children and $2 for adults and is payable at the center’s box office the morning of the event. The box office will open at 10:30 a.m. for each concert.

The Young People’s Concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, but younger music fans are welcome to attend. For more information, call the Moore Musical Arts Center Box Office at 419-372-8171 or 800-589-2224.

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(Posted October 11, 2010 )