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Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:12pm
As we near the end of another lively and eventful academic year, our students have begun to decide where they will be spending their summer and, for those graduating in May, where they will head to next. Many of our students have been accepted into prestigious, highly competitive...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 10:51am
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, the Kent/Blossom Music Festival is hosting an impressive roster of faculty and guest musicians for its Faculty Concert Series. Appearing on this year’s Kulas Guest Artist concert is the world-renowned Emerson String Quartet with Metropoli...
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 4:02pm
The KSU Orchestra and Choirs join together to conclude the School of Music’s 2017-18 season on Sun., May 6 at 3 p.m. in Cartwright Hall’s University Auditorium. This annual concert brings together nearly 200 musicians to present masterworks for choir and orchestra. This year’s ev...
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 3:56pm
Kent State Bands presents their final concert of the 2017-18 season on Fri., May 4 at 7:30 p.m. at University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall. This free concert will feature the Kent Wind Ensemble, directed by Jesse Leyva, and the Olmsted Falls High School Wind Symphony, directed b...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 3:59pm
New Music at Kent State presents the final concert of the 2017-18 New Music Series on Sat., April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. This free concert will feature the music of composer and faculty member Frank Wiley who is retiring after 39 years at Kent State. Ludwig Recit...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 4:04pm
The Kent Keyboard Series concludes its 2017-2018 season with pianist Logan Skelton on Sun., April 22 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Now in its 16th year, the Kent Keyboard Series has hosted an impressive roster of guest pianists from around the country including Eduardus Halim...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 2:46pm
The Kent State University Orchestra Society and the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music will present the 43nd annual Evening with the Orchestra on Sat., April 14 in the Ballroom of the Kent State University Student Center.  This annual fundraising gala produces thousands of dollars i...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 2:07pm
The Kent Chorale presents their spring concert on Sun., April 8, at 3 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 330-672-2787 (ARTS) or at www.kent.edu/music/buy-tickets. $15, adults; $13, senio...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 12:31pm
Presented by New Music at Kent State as part of the Vanguard Guest Artist Series, tubist Aaron Hynds will perform on Sat., April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Hynds will explore “The Electroacoustic Tuba,” a genre uniquely suited to the large, resonant instrument. This c...
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 10:04am
Brian Kieffer, an alumnus of Kent State University, has been named Stark County’s 2018 Music Educator of the Year. It was announced on Sat., March 3 during the Canton Symphony’s MasterWorks concert. He was among 10 distinguished music educators named as finalists, including fello...

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