Assistant Professor of Piano, Thomas Rosenkranz was recently in Chengdu, China to present a concert of the music of John Cage as part of the composer’s 100-anniversary year. The concert took place at East Chengdu Music Park, which was once an industrial zone and was recently transformed into one of the Chengdu’s newest cultural districts.
BGSU trumpet professors Charles Saenz and Lauraine Carpenter have announced the schedule for BGSU Trumpet Week. The event is being sponsored by Yamaha and Royalton Music:
James Ackley – Professor of Trumpet, South Carolina, www.jamesackley.net
Sean Jones – www.seanjonesmusic.com. Teaches at Duquesne, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Music Director of Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, has his own small group, etc etc.
James Ackley Master Class Saturday, September 21, 10 am-noon, Conrad Room
James Ackley Recital Monday, September 24, 8pm Bryan Hall
Sean Jones Master Class Wednesday, September 26, 6pm-7:30pm, Choral Room
Sean Jones/FacultyQuartet Wednesday, September 26, 8:30pm-midnight, Club 149
Sean Jones w/Lab I Thursday, September 27, 8pm, Kobacker
BGSU students Cory Kasprzyk, Ben Murphy, Carter Rice, and Jennifer Roberts will present pieces on this year’s Threshold Student Electroacoustic Festival, September 21 and 22, 2012.Threshold is a student festival instituted over 20 years ago by Ball State University, Bowling Green State University, and Oberlin Conservatory. This year, for the first time, the festival will be hosted by Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Designed as a vehicle to promote student collegiality in electroacoustic music, scheduled events include three concerts of student music from the participating institutions, along with occasional paper sessions, installations, and social events. All concerts will occur in Souers Hall, and are free and open to the public. More information can be found at http://www.users.muohio.edu/blolanpa/threshold.html