News and Stories from the Glauser School
Timothy Culver Named Interim Director of Hugh A. Glauser School of Music
Diane Petrella, dean of the College of the Arts is pleased to announce that professor and Vocal Area coordinator Timothy Culver will serve as the Interim Director of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music effective July 1, 2022.
Faculty member Nick Petrella presents about Arts Entrepreneurship at Cleveland State
School of Music faculty member Nick Petrella joined faculty from other northeast Ohio universities on the campus of Cleveland State University on June 15, 2022 for a pre-conference workshop as part of the 11th Annual Deshpande Symposium.
Kishna Davis Fowler to Perform at Kennedy Center's "Reframing the Narrative" Celebration
Associate professor of voice Kishna Davis Fowler returns to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Opera House in Washington, D.C. to perform in Reframing the Narrative: Dance Theatre of Harlem, Ballethnic Dance Company, and Collage Dance Collective, June 17-19.
Colombia and the USA: Kent State Students Perform in a celebration of 200 years of bilateral relations
On June 2, 2022 Colombian musicians from the Glauser School of Music proudly represented Kent State University when they performed alongside The American Pops Orchestra at the Kennedy Center’s Opera House for a concert celebrating the 200 year bilateral partnership between the two countries.
Benjamin Lorenzo Appointed as Kent State’s Next Director of Bands
Kent, Ohio — After a national search, the Glauser School of Music and the College of the Arts at Kent State University announce the appointment of Benjamin Lorenzo, D.M.A., as the next director of bands. He will join the School of Music faculty in the fall 2022 semester.
The Kent State Youth Winds ensemble is having live auditions for its ‘22-23 season on Sunday, May 1, 2022 and Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in the Glauser School of Music at the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Dr., Kent Campus. Auditions are open to 8th-12th grade students.
Four Glauser School of Music Students Participating in Collegiate Honor Band
Four members of the Kent Wind Ensemble, Jake McQuaid, Emily Butz, Tylor Davis and Brett Graves, will be part of the 2022 College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Intercollegiate Band for the North Central Division Conference.
Jungho Kim Named Music Director and Conductor of Tuscarawas Philharmonic
After a two-year search process, the Tuscarawas Philharmonic Orchestra has found its new Music Director in Kent State’s Director of Orchestra Jungho Kim, D.M.A. He’ll take over the role from current Music Director Eric Benjamin at the conclusion of the Philharmonic’s season in June 2022. Kim is only the third new director of the ensemble in nearly 50 years.
Kent State Wind Ensemble Brings Artistry to Severance Music Center
On Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, the Kent State Wind Ensemble traveled to Cleveland’s Severance Music Center as a featured ensemble of the Northeast Ohio Band Invitational (NEOBI).
Join us for Kent Blossom Music Festival
The acclaimed Kent Blossom Music Festival returns this summer for its 2022 season. The 54 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., July 3 through Mon., August 8, the festival will host four faculty concerts, 11 young artist concerts, and a culminating performance at Blossom Music Center.Learn More
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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