|BGSU Arts Events: 02-12-14|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:22|
All events free unless noted.
Master of Fine Arts students will present their work at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel in the Creative Writing Program's Reading Series.
The International Film Series will feature "Nollywood Babylon" at 7:30 p.m. in the Gish Film Theater of Hanna Hall. The documentary discusses the film industry in Nigeria, which is the third largest in the world.
MacArthur Fellow Jeremy Denk vwill present a master class at 2:30 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Denk was named. Denk, Musical America's 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year, is the guest artist for the David D. Dubois Piano Competition.
High school pianists from around the country and China will compete in the fourth annual and Festival. The semi-finals start at 10 a.m. in Kobacker Hall. Contest winners, from around the country and China, will receive $3,000 for first place, $2,000, for second and $1,000 for third.
The BGSU Graduate Saxophone Quartet performs as part of Saturdays at the Church on Church Street. The quartet of Justin Massey, Andrew Liebermann, Gavin Goodwin and Emily Schultz, will perform at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian, 126 S. Church St.
Musical America's 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year Jeremy Denk will perform a piano concert at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall as part ofnthe Festival Series. Tickets range from $18 to $42. Call 419-372-8171 or visit bgsu.edu/arts for more information. Previous to the concert at 7:15 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall a Festival Series Forum will discuss Denk's work.
The finals round of the David D. Dubois Piano Competition will begin at 9 a.m.
Acclaimed baritone Thomas Buckner will perform at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall. Buckner has recorded six solo albums and has performed around the globe, including at Carnegie Hall and at the Prague Spring Festival. He will be performing works by his longtime collaborator, composer Robert Ashley.
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