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Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:18pm
Kent, Ohio – The Kent Keyboard Series continues its 2018-2019 season with pianist Donna Lee, Steinway Artist, and professor and coordinator of piano at Kent State University, on Sun., Feb. 24 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. She will be joined by clarinetist Daniel Gilbert, a fa...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:42am
On Sat., Feb. 9, tenor Kyle Berkley and pianist Wendy Blackwood bring a special concert to Ludwig Recital Hall titled “Through the Eyes of Time: A Recital to Celebrate Black History Month.” The 3 p.m. recital will feature the music and poetry of African-American artists, highligh...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 5:36pm
Kent, Ohio – The Kent State University Orchestra presents its fourth subscription series concert of the 2018-2019 season on Sun., Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Joining the orchestra are the student winners of the annual concerto competition: H...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 9:38am
Cleveland once again soon becomes the gathering place for music educators from across the state of Ohio for the 2019 Ohio Music Education Association Professional Development Conference. This year’s conference runs Jan. 31-Feb. 2 and will involve over 30 Kent State University Sch...
Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:01pm
Recently we sat down with pianist, Steinway Artist and Kent State University faculty member Jerry Wong to talk about his upcoming Kent Keyboard Series concert on Sun., Jan. 27, at 5 p.m. Titled “Franz and Franz,” the performance will feature collaborative and solo works by Liszt...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:57am
Throughout the past couple of months, word has begun to trickle in from our music education graduates regarding job placements. While many alumni have stayed in Ohio, several have gone on to take teaching positions in Illinois, South Carolina and even internationally, in Vietnam....
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 4:19pm
Evening to include Grammy-nominated, Tony-winning performers and significant modernist artist 
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:48pm
Soon, students will start arriving from around the world for the the Kent Blossom Music Festival's 50th anniversary season. Running 5 weeks, July 1 - Aug. 5, the faculty of the festival includes members of The Cleveland Orchestra, Hugh A. Glauser School of Music and guest artists...

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