News and Stories from the Glauser School
Oboist Danna Sundet Rediscovers the Magic of Playing for Fun Amidst Crisis
It’s been a busy 2021 for Danna Sundet, Kent State professor of oboe and alumna. Between performances and making recordings, running the John Mack Oboe Camp and starting a new venture on YouTube, Sundet has continued teaching a robust studio of young oboists at Kent State and pursuing outside projects despite the challenges posed by Covid-19.
Glauser School of Music Announces Updated Ticket Prices and Policies for 2021-2022 Season
Live concerts return to the Kent State University Glauser School’s 2021-2022 concert season. New this season: All concerts and recitals will be ticketed. Corresponding adjustments have been made to pricing, and new subscription packages have been created to keep concerts affordable and accessible.
Jasmine Hines to Join Glauser School Music Education Faculty Fall 2021
Beginning this fall, the Kent State University Glauser School of Music will welcome Jasmine Hines to the music education department as an assistant professor. Her appointment in the newly created position follows a rigorous national search with a specialty in choral music education.
Kent Blossom Music Festival Announces Return of In-person Concerts for 2021
Kent Blossom Music Festival returns July 11 through August 1 in a blended format with four live, in-person concerts as well as virtual educational programming for a select group of invited Young Artists.
Glauser School of Music Announces Launch of Kent State Youth Winds
A new youth wind ensemble, led by the Glauser School's Wendy K. Matthews and colleagues Sarah Kois (M.M. '20) and Garrett Doty, comes to Kent State University in fall 2021.
Our Commitment to Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive School of Music
Dear Friends of Music at Kent State,
I am excited to welcome you to this new and unprecedented year at the Glauser School. As we enter into the strange new world that has caused us to take account of our priorities, I would like to invite you to come along on a new journey, a trip into new and uncharted waters.
Music education is the heart of what we do. 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, nonmajors 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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Programs include undergraduate and graduate degrees with concentrations in music education, performance, Jazz studies, theory, composition, ethnomusicology, and music technology.
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