Announcing Graduate Assistantship openings for the 2019-20 academic year

Pursue your MM, MA or PHD at Kent State

Interested in pursuing graduate study at the Kent State University School of Music?

See below for a list of Graduate Assistantship openings we currently anticipate for the 2019-20 academic year. 


Winds and Brass

  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Bassoon
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone




Music Education (PHD)

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Don't see your instrument or area of specialization listed? Contact our Graduate Coordinator Michael Chunn at to see if we've had a new opening or to explore other funding options.

Admissions and Auditions

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About the School of Music

The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, nestled in beautiful and vibrant Kent, Ohio, is one of the most distinguished schools of music in the Midwest. For over 100 years, the School of Music has nurtured the next generation of music educators, performing artists and scholars. We offer some of the most comprehensive and innovative degree programs in the country, with an emphasis on experiential learning, quality scholarship and immersive technical training. Students enrolled in our programs can expect a warm and supportive environment where fostering professional growth and personal development is a priority. Our graduates have gone on to have successful careers in music education, music performance, scholarly research, higher education and administration.

During the summer, the School of Music hosts the Kent Blossom Music Festival in cooperation with The Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom Music Center. The festival is regarded as one of the premier centers for professional music training for young artists in the United States. Now entering its 51st season in 2019, alumni hold positions of prominence in many of the world’s finest orchestras, chamber ensembles and educational institutions.

POSTED: Friday, February 8, 2019 - 11:10am
UPDATED: Friday, February 8, 2019 - 11:23am