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Thursday, April 18th, 2024
Thursday, April 18th
  • Location: WKU Recital Hall
  • Time: 11:00am

Milan Rericha is a professor at Musikhochschule in Lugano, Switzerland and guest professor at Janacek Academy of performing arts in Brno. He has led master classes in Dresden (Musikhochschule C. M. Weber), Milano (Conservatorio di G. Verdi), Enschede and Amsterdam (Royal Music Academy), JAMU in Brno, in Prague Conservatory and Conservatory Teplice as well as in other places in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Japan, China, USA, Mexico, Italy, Slovenia and Spain, Russia (Gnessin Special Moscow School of Music), Ukraine (Central Music School in Kiyv), Kazakhstan (Kazakh National Conservatoire), Hanoi (Viet Nam National Academy of Music), Hungary (Ferenc Liszt Music Academy), Norway (Royal Music Academy in Oslo), Sweden (Royal College of Music).

Already in early youth he manifested himself as a major musical talent and drew attention to himself by winning the national competition for music schools. He graduated with honours from the Conservatoire in Teplice and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (S. Koutnik, J. Hlavac, V. Mares). He studied then at the International Academy of Contemporary Music at the Paris Conservatoire in the class of A. Damiens and P. Boulez as well as with prof. F. Benda as a fellow of the Swiss Government at the Academy of Music in Basel. He attended master classes of Milan Etlik, Michel Arignona (Conservatoire Briten in Perigeux in France) and Charles Neidich (Julliard School in New York). Milan Rericha recieved PhD under the guidance of prof. M. Polak at the Janacek Academy in Brno.

Milan Rericha is a prize winner of many national and international competitions such as Mozart Chamber Music Competition in Prague, Prix Mercure ORF in Vienna, Swiss Rides, International Music Competition BOG in Basel.

Admission is free.

12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Location: First Year Village Lawn
  • Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Students in Normal Hall, Regents Hall, Zacharias Hall, and Meredith Hall are invited to "Spring Fling Wellness Stop" on Thursday, April 18, Noon-2 PM, on the First Year Village Lawn. 

  • Free hot dogs, burgers, & Rita's Italian Ice
  • Lawn games with WKU ORAC
  • Coloring sheets & activities 

Hosted by the First Year Village East staff (NH, RH, ZA, ME), in partnership with the WKU Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Center (ORAC) 

  • Location: Construction Entrance on Normal Street
  • Time: 1:30pm

Join us for the final beam placement atop the new 113,000-square-foot Gordon Ford College of Business building. 

In June 2023, WKU broke ground on the new College of Business building. The Beam Raising Ceremony marks another milestone in the project and is similar to the traditional “Topping Out” ceremony. Members of the WKU community, alumni, and friends are invited to leave their mark and sign the final steel beam before it is lifted into place. 

Thursday, April 18 | 2:00 PM Opening Remarks

Beginning at 1:30 PM, attendees will have the opportunity to sign the beam.

Construction entrance on Normal Street | Parking available in the Regents Hall lot.

The event will take place on an active construction site with uneven terrain. Guests should wear appropriate closed toe shoes. No hard hat required. For more information on the new Gordon Ford College of Business building, visit www.wku.edu/businesscollege.

3:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Location: Virtual Event
  • Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm

Join the WKU Graduate School to learn more about the opportunities available to go beyond your bachelor's degree! You are invited to find out about opportunities for graduate study options, how to apply for admission, and anything else you would like to know. These are drop-in/drop-out sessions; you join for as long as you'd like.

Register at https://www.wku.edu/graduate/grad/.

3:45pm - 5:30pm
  • Location: DSU - DSU 2081
  • Time: 3:45pm - 5:30pm
  • Location: Bowling Green Hot Rods Bowling Green Ballpark 300 E. 8th Avenue Bowling Green, KY 42101
  • Time: 6:35pm

Join the Student Veteran Alliance (SVA) at the Ball Park and meet fellow service members, veterans, and family members from WKU.

Stop by
Have a laugh
Meet new members
Make new connections 
Support the Student Veteran Alliance 

7:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Community Band and Symphonic Bands

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