|BGSU Arts Events: 04-02-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Tuesday, 02 April 2013 09:40|
All events free unless noted.
Voice students of Myra Merritt perform as part of Music at the Manor House at 7:30 p.m. in Wildwood Metropark in Toledo.
The Vocal Jazz Ensemble performs at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center as¬† Jazz Week continues.
Legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela performs at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center on the BGSU Festival Series in conjunction with Jazz Week. Masekela is best known for his 1968 Grammy-nominated single "Grazing in the Grass," which sold more than four million copies. A free forum begins at 7:15 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore center. Concert tickets are $24 to $38. Contact bgsu.edu/arts or (419) 372-8171.
Renowned drummer Peter Erskine will perform with members of the jazz faculty at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center as part of Jazz Week. Erskine has appeared on more than 600 recordings and has performed with jazz combos, fusion groups, symphony orchestras and on movie soundtracks.
The Creative Writing Reading Series continues with a reading by visiting poet Vievee Francis at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel.
The 2011 Russian film "Faust" will be shown at¬† 7:30 p.m. in Gish Film Theater in Hanna Hall. The film won the Golden Lion at the 2011 Venice Film Festival.
Jazz Lab Band 1 performs with guest artist Peter Erskine on the drums at 8 p.m. in Kobacker Hall as the final Jazz Week event.
The Conrad Art Song Competition will be held at the Donnell Theatre in the Wolfe Center for the Arts. The semifinals begin at noon with the finals held at¬† 8 p.m.¬†¬† ¬†
The Western Brass Quintet from Western Michigan University will perform at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall.
The winners of the BGSU Chamber Music Competition perform in the Great Gallery at the Toledo Museum of Art at 3 p.m.
The winners of the Conrad Art Song Competition perform at the Manor House of Wildwood Metropark in Toledo. The performance starts at 7:30 p.m.
Pianist Sang Woo Kang,¬† will present a guest artist¬† recital at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall.
AT THE GALLERIES
The Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition continues through April 10 in the Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries in the School of Art. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays.
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