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For over 40 years, WGTE has been a trusted source of information, music, and entertainment - a valued and vital service that provides award-winning programming to Northwest Ohio, Southeast Michigan and beyond.

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91 Pieces

"Living American Composers: New Music from Bowling Green" is a radio series devoted to living American composers and their works. 13 New Episodes (Season Nine) available now!

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307 Pieces

"Celebrating the connections we make through the people we meet."


Latest Pieces

Caption: New Music Detroit, Credit: newmusicdetroit.com
We hear the first part of a concert from New Music Detroit, from the 40th annual New Music Festival at BGSU. Also, Jennifer Higdon introduces music...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries we're chatting with an artist who likes to balance managing art and creating art. Christine Deemer is the firs...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2021
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: Matthew Evan Taylor, Credit: Michelle Leftheris
We sample composer/saxophonist Matthew Evan Taylor's album "Say Their Names," a musical response to the 2020 protests against police brutality. Als...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Quince Ensemble, Credit: Karjaka Studios
We sample a new release from the Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble of David Lang's meditation on the Tristan and Isolde story, "love fail." Also, ...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This year we're headed to Bedford Falls with Tammy Kinsey, Professor of Film at University of Toledo, as we take a behind-the-scenes look at the cl...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2020
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Composer Jennifer Higdon, Credit: J.D. Scott
Series curator and BGSU alumna Jennifer Higdon joins us to introduce her latest recordings.

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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As we continue our holiday series, we're checking in with another local church about how planning holiday services through a pandemic is going. We'...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2020
  • Length: 06:11
Caption: Sarah Kirkland Snider, Credit: Anja Schutz
Composer Sarah Kirkland Snider introduces us to her "Mass for the Endangered" - a modern re-imagining of the traditional Catholic Mass as a prayer ...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries we're meeting with Stephen Rothschild, the executive director of The Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo, to c...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2020
  • Length: 06:18
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The Rouse Simmons was a three-masted schooner famous for having sunk in a violent storm on Lake Michigan in 1912. The ship was bound for Chicago wi...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 06:05