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Piano Division Performers
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10:57am
Positive energy filled the room on the night of Kent State University’s Piano Division Scholarship Gala Concert. The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music welcomed nearly 100 donors, alumni, faculty and students at the Piano Division’s performance on Jan. 26.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 8:12am
Kent, OH — Pianist and historical keyboard specialist Matthew Bengtson is coming to Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music on Sun., Feb. 23 at 5 p.m. as part of the 2019-20 Kent Keyboard Series. Dr. Bengtson will perform in Ludwig Recital Hall at 1325 Theatre Dri...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 4:42pm
Future music educator and jazz saxophonist, Eric Vasquez, is set to perform French composer Pierre-Max Dubois’ concerto for alto saxophone with the Kent State University Orchestra next month as the undergraduate winner of the annual concerto competition. Vasquez is a senior Music...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 1:26pm
Kent, OH — The Kent State University Orchestra continues its 2019-2020 subscription season with a concert on Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and will feature the winners of the annual student Concerto Competition. This year’s winners include undergraduate saxophone student Eric Vasquez and...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 1:06pm
Kent State will present another impressive showing at the 2020 Ohio Music Education Association Professional Development Conference, running Jan. 30 through Feb. 1. Our faculty, students and alumni will offer over 35 presentations and performances over the course of the three-day...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 8:42am
Kent, OH — The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University’s Piano Division will host a Scholarship Gala Concert at 5 p.m. on Sun., Jan. 26 in Ludwig Recital Hall. Tickets for the event are $35 per attendee, with all proceeds going toward student scholarships. A comp...
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 12:29pm
“I have a LinkedIn account, but I don’t get how it is useful for someone in music.” If that sounds like you, here are five ways that LinkedIn can be a useful social media tool for your personal and professional life as a musician.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 3:24pm
Kent, OH — The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State kicks off the holiday season with three events over the weekend, Dec. 7 and 8. On Sat., Dec. 7, at 3 p.m., the Kent State Choirs join together to present the annual Holiday Choral Collage. That same day at 7:30 p.m., th...
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 4:26pm
Kent, OH — On Fri., Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m., the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music’s Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Wendy K.