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Monday, April 12, 2021 - 1:42pm
The Future Directions of Music Cognition Conference featured Glauser School students Alena Miskinis and alumus Andrew Blake March 6-7. 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 3:06pm
A new youth wind ensemble, led by the Glauser School's Wendy K. Matthews and colleagues Sarah Kois (M.M. '20) and Garrett Doty, comes to Kent State University fall 2021. 
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 12:57pm
Celebrating and highlighting Black musicians and artists through performance, the concert is a collaboration of the Glauser School, Wick Poetry Center and Kent State Dance Department. 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 10:57am
Hate has no home at Kent State University. Hate has no home in the College of the Arts. The College of the Arts condemns the ongoing incidents of hate, racism, xenophobia, and violence against the Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander community. In the past year, there were...
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 7:42am
Kent State University’s 100% online Master of Music in Music Education continues to be recognized for its outstanding student services, curriculum flexibility, faculty and affordability. The latest come from Intellignt.com, Onlinecollege.org and Early-childhood-education-degrees....
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 10:13am
Kent State University Assistant Professor of Music Theory Joshua Albrecht, Ph.D., was recently featured alongside a panel of higher education experts discussing the new environment and some of the vital skills recent and upcoming music graduate will need now and after the pandemi...
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 9:38am
Kent State University's Thai Ensemble, one of only three in the United States academic system, has continued to learn and practice Thai classical music through the COVID-19 pandemic. Housed in Kent State's Glauser School of Music and led by Assistant Professor Priwan Nanongkham,...

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May. 07, 2021

Fall 2021 audition placement materials and information for the Kent State University Bands and Orchestra are now available to to view and download.

Apr. 30, 2021

Amanda Bekeny recently joined Casidy Reed, the creator and host of the "Music HERstory Podcast," to chat about her equity, life and career, balancing an active teaching and performing career, and more. 

Apr. 30, 2021

Joshua Albrecht, assistant professor of music theory in the Glauser School, recently appeared on WAMC's "The Academic Minute" as part of a weeklong feature on Kent State University's Brain Heath Research Institute. 

Apr. 12, 2021

Kishna Fowler recently appeared on an episode of “Conversations with Carl”—a YouTube series hosted by Cleveland Pops Orchestra conductor Carl Topilow.

Apr. 12, 2021

Undergraduate student research is thriving at the Glauser School. Two students were recently acknowledged for their contributions to the academic study of music.

Apr. 12, 2021

Throughout March, the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Great Lakes Region Student Auditions took place virtually. Over 200 vocalists submitted recordings, hailing from Canada, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Five student from the Glauser School’s voice area placed in their categories: 

Dec. 07, 2020

Tracing the history of the Ph.D. in Music Education and moving into the next decade of the program.

Dec. 07, 2020

Graduate school and career advising resources for alumni in this time of uncertainty in education and the arts. 

Dec. 07, 2020

Developing new community partnerships to expand music and arts education experiences to residents of Northeast Ohio. 

Dec. 07, 2020

A look back and the path forward for the 100% online Master of Music in Music Education.

Dec. 07, 2020

Music Education and Career and Community Studies program students engage in a transformative service-learning experience.

Dec. 07, 2020

Thriving. Flourishing. Amazing. This is how I characterize the current state of the Music Education programs at Kent State. Despite the challenges of the last year, I am so pleased to report that we remain a division that pushes the boundaries of music education, from the newest undergraduate to the most advanced doctoral student.