2024 Concert Schedule

In a normal season, the Kent Blossom Music Festival annually produces 16 or more performances at Kent State University, Blossom Music Center and nearby communities. 

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Faculty Concert Series

The Faculty Concerts Series is a ticketed subscription series. All faculty concerts take place at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall, Center For Performing Arts, Kent State University.


Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Artists from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: Arnaud Sussmann, violin and Orion Weiss, piano

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Wednesday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Imani Winds (2024 Grammy Winner for Best Classical Compendium)    

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Wednesday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Poiesis Quartet, 2023 Fischoff Grand Prize Winner                   

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Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m.

William Hagen, violin
with Artists from The Cleveland Orchestra:
Stephen Tavani, violin; William Bender, viola; Tanya Ell, cello; Charles Paul, double bass; Afendi Yusuf, clarinet; Barrick Stees, bassoon; Richard King, horn.                  

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Young Artist Concert Series

The Young Artist Concert Series series features the accomplished young artists who attend Kent Blossom Music Festival each summer hailing from schools of music and conservatories worldwide. This series is free and open to the public.


Weekend 1 

July 5-7

Concert 1 | Friday, July 5, 2:00 p.m.
Laurel Lake Retirement Community
200 Laurel Lake Dr, Hudson, OH 44236

Concert 2 | Friday, July 5, 7:30 p.m.
Ludwig Recital Hall
Center for the Performing Arts, Kent State University 
1325 Theatre Drive

Concert 3 | Saturday, July 6, 2 p.m.
Hudson Library and Historical Society
96 Library St, Hudson, OH 44236

Concert 4 | Sunday, July 7, 2 p.m.
Mixon Hall
Cleveland Institute of Music
511021 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106

Concert 5 | Sunday, July 7, 7:30 p.m.
Ludwig Recital Hall
Center for the Performing Arts, Kent State University 
1325 Theatre Drive


Weekend 2 

July 19-21

Concert 6 | Friday, July 19, 2 p.m.
Ludwig Recital Hall
Center for the Performing Arts, Kent State University 
1325 Theatre Drive

Concert 7 | Friday, July 19, 7:30 p.m.
Ludwig Recital Hall
Center for the Performing Arts, Kent State University 
1325 Theatre Drive

Concert 8 | Saturday, July 20, 2 p.m.
Hudson Meadows Retirement Community
1275 Barlow Rd, Hudson, OH 44236

Concert 9 | Sunday, July 21, 2 p.m.
Ludwig Recital Hall
Center for the Performing Arts, Kent State University 
1325 Theatre Drive

Concert 10 | Sunday, July 21, 7:30 p.m.
Ludwig Recital Hall
Center for the Performing Arts, Kent State University 
1325 Theatre Drive


Weekend 3

July 27

Concert 11 | Saturday, July 27, 6 p.m.
Blossom Music Center

6 p.m.
Kent Blossom Chamber Orchestra

7 p.m.
Side-by-side with The Cleveland Orchestra

2024 Presenting Sponsor:

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