Bring your middle or high school band, choir, or orchestra to Kent State!

Spend a fabulous Friday at Kent State University! Fab Friday is a program of our Music Education Division and School of Music Ensembles which welcomes young ensembles from across Northeast Ohio for a morning of rehearsals, sectionals, and clinics.

We're currently accepting ensembles for the 2019-2020 academic year!

Sample Schedule

8:30 AM Arrive at the School of Music

9:00 AM Packing Your Toolbox: Ensemble warm-up/rehearsal led by visiting Director who also shares their best rehearsal strategies with current Kent State Music Education students. 

9:30 AM Sectional work with Kent State faculty and Music Education students

10:30 AM Kent State chamber music ensemble performance

10:45 AM Kent State Music Education students work with the visiting ensemble

11:15 AM Kent State faculty member works with the visiting ensemble

12:00 PM Departure

Mentorship

Not only is this a great experience for your students to work with our faculty and students, it's also an opportunity for the visiting Director to share their knowledge and insights as an educator with our currently enrolled Music Education students. In addition to "Packing Your Toolbox" session, there is also the opportunity available to meet with Kent State Music Education majors for a more in-depth conversation. 

Let us know you're interested!

Fill out the inquiry form here