Kent State School of Music welcomes Dr. Herbert Marshall to the Music Education faculty Fall 2019

Kent, Ohio – The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Herbert Marshall will join the Music Education faculty beginning in the Fall 2019 semester. Dr. Marshall comes to Kent State from Baldwin Wallace University, where he is a professor of music education and chair of the professional studies department.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Dr. Marshall to the Music Education faculty,” said Dr. Jay Dorfman, Music Education Division Coordinator. “He brings to our Music Education division a wealth of knowledge in general music education and is an acknowledged expert in the critical field of early childhood music education.”

Herbert Marshall, Ph.D., holds degrees from Michigan State University, Syracuse University, and Temple University, and taught for 11 years in upstate New York. He has completed teacher education courses in Orff-Schulwerk, Music Learning Theory, Weikart, and Laban. He is the author of “Strategies for Success in Musical Theatre” and serves on the “Music Educators Journal” advisory board. Other publications include book chapters in texts from Oxford, GIA, and Rowman & Littlefield, as well as journal articles. He has led workshops and presentations throughout the United States, as well as in Malaysia, South Africa, Lithuania, Spain, and Scotland. Dr. Marshall is an active clinician, consultant, and conductor, and teaches workshops for the Gordon Institute for Music Learning.

 “I look forward to welcoming Dr. Marshall to the School of Music in the Fall,” stated Dr. Jane Dressler, Interim Director of the School of Music. “His experience as an early childhood educator will be a valuable asset to our growing Music Education faculty and increasingly diverse curriculum.”

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, the festival continues its now half-century legacy of helping to launch the careers of young artists with alumni holding positions of prominence in many of the world’s finest orchestras, chamber ensembles and educational institutions.


POSTED: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 10:04am
UPDATED: Monday, May 13, 2019 - 9:27am