Conservatory of Music

From Bach to Broadway

Bryan L. Bowser

Associate Director of the Conservatory for External Affairs

Director of the Arts Management Program

M.B.A., B.M.E., Baldwin Wallace University


Bryan Bowser manages the Community Arts, Summer Music, and Opera Programs in addition to consulting on matters of Conservatory fund raising, marketing, student recruitment and alumni relations; 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 an M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship and B.M.E. 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. 


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