Faculty Ensembles | Kent State University

Faculty Ensembles

Learn more about our excellent Faculty Ensembles. In addition to regular performances, they present master classes and clinics throughout Ohio.

Kent Brass Quintet

Kent Brass Quintet

The Kent Brass Quintet is an ensemble-in-residence in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State. The KBQ plays both original music and transcriptions from a wide variety of styles and periods ranging from the Renaissance to jazz and new compositions.

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Black Squirrel Winds

Black Squirrel Winds

Kent State University's School of Music sidewalks, have for decades hosted the famous black squirrels. Our Wind Quintet is named after these icons on campus life..

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Verve Chamber Players

Verve Chamber Players

Formed in 2013, this chamber music ensemble in-residence at Kent State features five talented faculty musicians playing violin, viola, cello and piano in spirited performances of quintets, quartets, trios and duos.

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