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The Kent Blossom Music Festival, an educational partnership between Kent State University and The Cleveland Orchestra returns for its 56th season from June 23 through July 28.    

Join us for Kent Blossom Music Festival

The acclaimed Kent Blossom Music Festival returns this summer for its 2024 season. The 56 year-old partnership between Kent State University and The Cleveland Orchestra is a five-week, immersive celebration of orchestral, chamber, and solo music and is the only partnership of its kind between a major American orchestra and a public university. From Sun., June 23 through Sun., July 28, the festival will host four faculty concerts, young artist concerts, and a culminating performance at Blossom Music Center.

About Us

Tune into excellence. In the Glauser School of Music, we train the next generation of music educators, scholars, performers and technology experts through 15 immersive undergraduate and graduate programs that ignite passion and stimulate curiosity.

From Western Classical and Jazz to the many African and Asian traditions, our nearly 30 ensembles annually welcome over 500 music majors, non-majors and community members to learn, celebrate and perform the diverse music the world has to offer. Every summer, we host the Kent Blossom Music Festival in partnership with The Cleveland Orchestra to become a center of professional music training for over 40 highly skilled young artists from around the world.

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