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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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306 Pieces

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Latest Pieces

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We're talking about chess on this week's episode of The Rough Draft Diaries! We'll join Warren Woodberry, the founder of multiple award-winning aft...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2021
  • Length: 06:04
Caption: Anna Meredith, Credit: Gem Harris
We hear works that fuse genres, including Evan Zyporyn's pop/primal "War Chant" and his Gamelan-influenced "Kekambangan." Also, Inti Figgis-Vizuet...

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Sven Olaf Nelson began his printing press shop with a small table-top proof press and a few drawers of type in 2001, now he has over 300 drawers an...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2021
  • Length: 06:11
Caption: Composer Andrew Norman, Credit: Jessa Anderson
We hear a sampling of performances from recent New Music Festivals at Bowling Green State University, including Andrew Norman's high-octane octet G...

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Today we're talking to Steven J. Athanas, a band member of the Homewreckers, an artist, and a bus driver. You'll learn about his process growing up...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2021
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: Kinds of Kings, Credit: KoK
We spend the hour with Kinds of Kings, a collective of US-based composers focused on amplifying and advocating for under-heard voices. Also, series...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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We're staying with the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania for a conversation with another artist. This time it's a nun living according to the spir...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2021
  • Length: 06:07
Caption: Evan Williams, Credit: SnoStudios
Composer and conductor Evan Williams joins us to introduce his own music, plus music from other living composers of color.

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: New Music Detroit, Credit: newmusicdetroit.com
We hear more of a concert from New Music Detroit, recorded live at the 40th annual New Music Festival at Bowling Green State University.

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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