News and Stories from the Glauser School
Kent State Youth Winds Make Debut with Guest Conductor Anthony Maiello
Announced as a new ensemble earlier this year, the inaugural class of the Kent State Youth Winds make their debut Saturday, Nov. 6 under the baton of guest conductor Anthony Maiello. The concert is part of the Kent State University Glauser School of Music’s annual Wind Band Conductor’s Symposium beginning Nov. 5 and running through Nov. 7.
Kent State University Orchestra Celebrates Halloween with Family-Friendly Concert
Come dressed in your Halloween best for the Kent State University Orchestra’s Oct. 31, 3 p.m. concert. The members of the orchestra will be decked out in costume, performing spooky, family-friendly favorites. Candy will be handed out at the end of the performance to kick off Kent city’s official trick-or-treat that night.
Kent State New Music Ensemble to Present Concert Focused on the Music of Protest
On Saturday, Oct. 23, the Kent State University Glauser School of Music New Music Ensemble will present “Voices of Protest.” Composer, drummer and activist Mark Lomax II, D.M.A., will also be featured performing as part of the Ogún Meji Duo with saxophonist Edwin Bayard.
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.
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.
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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