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Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 3:02pm
The Kent Keyboard Series continues its 2017-2018 season with pianist Read Gainsford, professor and coordinator of keyboard at Florida State University, on Sun., Jan. 28 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Tickets are available through the Performing Arts Box Office in advance in-pe...
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 2:35pm
“A Celebration of Life” was held for Halim El-Dabh on Sun., Nov. 19, 2017 in Cartwright Hall. Full of the same optimism, enthusiasm and passion he held throughout his life, Halim passed away peacefully in his home on Sat., Sept. 2 at 96 years old. The celebration included perform...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 2:52pm
Theodore Albrecht, Ph.D., professor of musicology in Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, has been awarded the Beethoven Medal in recognition of his musicological contributions to the study of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Dr. Albrecht received the award duri...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 12:21pm
On Sat., Oct. 21, the annual student auditions of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) took place at Youngstown State University. Under the leadership of Kent State professor Timothy Culver, Vice President of the chapter and the coordinator f...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:04am
Kent State Music Department faculty member and saxophonist Christopher Coles is creating an interdisciplinary musical composition that honors those killed in a church shooting
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 9:19am
New Music at Kent State’s second Vanguard Guest Artist Series concert welcomes the Blue Streak Ensemble with guest pianist and composer Yehudi Wyner on Fri., Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. The concert will feature works by award-winning composers Frank Wiley, Yehudi Wyn...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 1:11pm
The Kent State University Orchestra presents their third concert of the 2017-2018 season on Sun., Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. in University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. They will be joined by Matt Holm, Director of Percussion Studies at Kent State, to premiere the orchestrated version of...
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:54am
On Tues., Nov. 14, 2017 the Knight Foundation announced the 17 winning projects chosen from the 300 submitted ideas for the 2017 Knight Arts Challenge Akron. Among the recipients is Kent State University faculty member Christopher Coles, whose grant totals $45,000 out of the $743...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 10:37am
Kent State Opera presents their fall production, “The Whimsical, Wacky World of Opera,” on Sat., Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 19, at 3 p.m. in Wright-Curtis Theatre. Located in the Center for the Performing Arts, Wright-Curtis Theatre is at 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent Campus...
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:57am
The Kent Keyboard Series continues its 2017-2018 season with pianist Jerry Wong, Kent State faculty member and Steinway Artist, on Sun., Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Guests include Eric van Baars, Director of the Kent State School of Theatre and Dance, as well as Ana...

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