Now Offering Live Virtual Auditions for Fall 2021 Admission
The Glauser School of Music at Kent State University is now offering virtual live auditions in lieu of live, in-person auditions for prospective students interested in fall 2021 admission.
Audition application for spring and fall 2021 now open!
Glauser School Takes Admissions Virtual
Along with learning and concerts, music admissions has been taken fully online due to Covid-19. This fall, the Glauser School of Music will host a series of online informational sessions, workshops and clinics to help students find their collegiate musical home for fall 2021 and beyond.
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.
Glauser School of Music Welcomes Several New Faculty and Staff Fall 2020
In addition to the previously announced appointments for athletic bands and saxophone, additional new faculty include artist-teachers of cello, choral conducting, trumpet, violin and viola, and music education as well as music office staff.
Announcing 20-21 Kent State University Orchestra Concerto Competition Guidelines
Due to COVID-19, the competition will be held virtually this fall, with competitors supplying video recordings.
Ethnomusicology Professor Participates in Unique International Twitter-based Conference
On July 1 and 2, ethnomusicology Assistant Professor Janine Tiffe, Ph.D., took over the Glauser School’s Twitter account to participate in a unique conference hosted on the platform.
Glauser School of Music names Darin Olson Director of Kent State Athletic Bands
A new chapter for the Athletic Bands begins this fall under the leadership of Darin Olson.
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.
Explore our Programs
Programs include undergraduate and graduate degrees with concentrations in music education, performance, Jazz studies, theory, composition, ethnomusicology, and music technology.