Kent Blossom Music at the Museum

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Sunday, July 17, 2022 -

2:00pm to 4:00pm

KSU Museum
Murphy Auditorium

Join us on Sunday, July 17 for the Kent Blossom Music Festival - Young Artist Concert Series at the KSU Museum. This series features the accomplished Young Artists who attend Kent Blossom Music Festival each summer hailing from schools of music and concervatories worldwide.

Young Artists Concert 4*
Villa-Lobos, Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon, A. 182
Garfield, Quartet No. 1 for Bassoon, Violin, Viola and Cello
Haydn, String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2

*Repertoire is subjec to change. This concert will be 1 hour and 20 minutes total in length, including intermission.

Concerts are free and open to the public. For more information on Kent Blossom Music Festival concerts, please view the KBMF Concert Schedule.

Kent Blossom Music Festival (KBMF) is a unique and prestigious partnership between Kent State University and The Cleveland Orchestra where young artists from all over the world practice and perform chamber music, receive private lessons and coachings, participate in masterclasses from The Cleveland Orchestra musicians as well as visiting guest artists, and learn orchestra repertoire to perform side-by-side with The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom Music Center. Hosted at Kent State University and in the Center for the Performing Arts, the Festival is 5-weeks in length and begins this Summer on July 3rd and concludes August 8th.

Over 120 students auditioned for KBMF and only 43 were selected to participate. We have had students from the United States, Colombia, Mexico, Hong Kong, China, Japan, South Korea, Hungry, Taiwan, Ukraine, Canada, and more. On average, 15 international students participate each year. These extraordinary young artists will then have the potential to follow in the footsteps of some of our festival alumni who are currently: playing in world-class orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic and The Cleveland Orchestra; playing in professional chamber ensembles; or teaching at prestigious institutions such as Juilliard, Rice, Cleveland Institute of Music, Kent State University, and more.