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Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:06am
The College of the Arts and the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music are pleased to announce the launch of the “Marching Golden Flash Award.” This new scholarship opportunity will be available to all returning members of the Marching Golden Flashes as well as incoming Kent State stude...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 9:55am
Already considered a leading young conductor in her home country of Ireland, Karen Ní Bhroin came to Kent State in 2018 to pursue her master’s degree in orchestral conducting. For the past two years, she has studied with Dr. Jungho Kim, and she is the Graduate Assistant Conductor...
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 11:44am
Conductor, performer, and educator. Victoria Petrak fills all of these roles while attending Kent State University. Here, she is pursuing her master’s degree in orchestral conducting with Dr. Jungho Kim. Concurrently, she teaches orchestra in the Shaker Heights school district a...
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 10:53am
Kent, OH — Kent State University Opera Theatre transforms the Glauser School of Music’s Ludwig Recital Hall into an opera house to present a double feature of Menotti’s “The Medium” and an abbreviated version of Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas.” Performances are March 13 and 14 at 7:3...
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:51am
Composers Awarded Prestigious Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards Written by Andrew Paa Kent State faculty members Dr. Adam Roberts and Chris Coles have been awarded Individual Excellence Awards by the Ohio Arts Council. Each will receive a $5,000 grant in recognition...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 2:21pm
FEB 18, 2020 — In July 2019, the Cincinnati Opera premiered the original work, "Blind Injustice," to sold-out audiences in Cincinnati’s famed Music Hall. Chagrin Arts, the Glauser School and the Ohio Innocence Project (OIP) have partnered to bring "Blind Injustice" to Northeast O...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 1:28pm
Three Students Invited to Perform with the College Band Directors National Association North Central Division Conference Intercollegiate Band Written by Andrew Paa
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 10:13am
Kent, OH — The Kent State University Orchestra presents a special student-led concert on March 8 at 3 p.m. It will feature the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music’s orchestral conducting graduate students Karen Ní Bhroin and Victoria Petrak leading the orchestra in several selections...
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 11:58am
For over a century, it has been believed that Ludwig Van Beethoven had gone “stone deaf” years before he debuted his Ninth Symphony in May 1824; however a Kent State University professor believes otherwise and tells BBC Radio about crucial evidence he uncovered that suggests Beet...
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 2:50pm
Saxophonists Invited to Perform at the North American Saxophone Alliance in March Written by Andrew Paa The Kent State University Saxophone Ensemble is set to travel to Tempe, AZ March 6-9, 2020 to perform at the invitation of the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA). The per...

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