Bryan Bowser manages the community arts, summer music and opera programs in addition to consulting on matters of fundraising, marketing, student recruitment and alumni engagement for the Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music; he also serves as director of BW’s arts management program. Bowser spent three seasons as director of operations and development with Lyric Opera Cleveland before returning to his alma mater Baldwin Wallace as director of the Conservatory outreach department; he was appointed assistant director of the Conservatory in 2004. Bowser is also the minister of music at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Berea and has been seen in many local theaters, colleges and universities as a music director and conductor.
He holds a Master of Business Administration in entrepreneurship and a Bachelor of Music Education from Baldwin Wallace University. Bowser is a board member of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland, advisory board member of Brecksville Theater on the Square and previous chair of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts’ Central Great Lakes Region. He has been invited to present at numerous professional meetings including those of the Association of Arts Administration Educators, National Guild of Community Arts Education, Foundation Center, Conference for Community Arts Education, National Association of Schools of Music, College Music Society and Ohio Music Teachers Association.
Baldwin Wallace University
275 Eastland Rd.
Berea, OH 44017