Toledo Symphony Orchestra to Try Out New Works by BGSU Composers

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Orchestral compositions written by Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts students will be read, rehearsed and recorded by Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) musicians on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 3:30-6 p.m. in BGSU’s Kobacker Hall.

Toledo Symphony Cellists

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a unique opportunity for BGSU students

Orchestral compositions written by Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts students will be read, rehearsed and recorded by Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) musicians on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 3:30-6 p.m. in BGSU’s Kobacker Hall.

After a review of the submitted scores, the following works were selected for the session:

Inside Out by Mark Witmer
Gardens of Stone by Corey Keating
Prelude in Tempore Belli by Evan Williams
Work for Orchestra 1.b by Zachary Seely

The TSO will be bringing its largest complement of players to BGSU, 72 musicians in all. “Few academic institutions can offer this kind of professional experience, making this a unique opportunity for BGSU students,” said Christopher Dietz, a faculty member in musicology, composition and theory and organizer of the session.

The event is open to students, faculty and staff of the BGSU College of Musical Arts and invited guests. Members of the public who would like to attend should email faculty liaison Christopher Dietz (cjdietz (at) bgsu (dot) edu) to be included on the guest list.

This is the first full-orchestra reading of its kind between the two cultural institutions.

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