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Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 4:26pm
Kent, Ohio – New Music at Kent State will open the School of Music’s 2019-2020 concert season with celebrated percussionists Allen Otte and John Lane on Sat., Sept. 14, at 7:30 p.m.  Presented as part of the Vanguard New Music Guest Artists Series, the duo will present “The Innoc...
Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 9:56pm
Saxophonist Bobby Selvaggio, Kent State's Director of Jazz Studies as well as an alumnus, continues to help invigorate Northeast Ohio's thriving Jazz scene. Earlier this year, he recorded his 11th album, Re:Invented, as leader live at one of Cleveland's premier performance venues...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 1:41pm
Dr. Adam Roberts, Assistant Professor of Music Composition, has received the Farris Family Innovation Award to fund the recording of recently composed and forthcoming works. He is one of two recipients of this fellowship in the College of the Arts. This prestigious award is given...
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:46am
Kent, Ohio – The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University is pleased to announce alumna Dr. Kate Ferguson as the Interim Director of Athletic Bands and Associate Director of Bands effective this month. A native of Ohio, Dr. Ferguson most recently served as the Dir...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:05pm
Ohio-native Saraina Wise knew she wanted to double major in music and political science in college. Throughout high school, she was involved as both a percussionist and in politics, performing in local and regional ensembles as well as being an active member of Junior Statesmen o...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 4:11pm
Future music educator, composer and oboist Scott Little (BM ‘19) has led a varied college career while at the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music. During his time as a Music Education major, he has studied oboe with Prof. Danna Sundet as well as composition with both Dr. Adam Roberts...
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 9:51am
Kent, Ohio – After a national search, the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music and the College of the Arts at Kent State University are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kent McWilliams as the next Director of the School of Music. Formerly, Dr. McWilliams served as a Professo...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:30am
Student News
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:11am
The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music and Kent Blossom Music Festival are thrilled to welcome a dynamic and inspiring faculty to the 51st edition of the Festival. This season, several new members of The Cleveland Orchestra join our faculty roster alongside esteemed colleagues from...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:26am
Ohio-native and clarinetist Abbey Davis is currently pursuing her B.A. in Music with a minor in Non-Profit Studies. During the academic year, she studies clarinet with Amitai Vardi and performs in several ensembles, including the Kent State Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, New Music Ens...

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