Experience Kent State's School of Music for yourself—virtually in 2020!

This year, Open House takes on a new form as a multi-day series of events held throughout November!

  • Short, 45-minute sessions where YOU get to meet and chat with faculty and students from the programs you're most interested in.
  • Prospective undergraduate and graduate students, their families and educators are invited to join us for these sessions. 

Schedule of Events

Preview KSU!
Saturday, Nov. 7

We kick-off our month in partnership with Kent State Admissions, joining them for Preview KSU! You'll get an inside, comprehensive look at what it's like to be a Flash AND there's a session entirely devoted to the Glauser School of Music, part of the College of the Arts, at 12 p.m. EDT. 

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Ensembles Session 1: Opera and Bands
Monday, Nov. 9: 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

  • Opera Faculty: Jay White, Marla Berg
  • Bands Faculty: Wendy Matthews, Darin Olson

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Majors Session 1: Music Education and Jazz Studies & Ensembles
Tuesday, November 10: 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

  • Music Education Faculty: Jay Dorfman
  • Jazz Studies Faculty: Bobby Selvaggio

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Ensembles Session 2: Choirs, Orchestra, and World Music Ensembles

Thursday, Nov. 12: 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.

  • Choirs Faculty: Bryon Black
  • Orchestra Faculty: Jungho Kim
  • World Ensemble Faculty: Janine Tiffe

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Majors Session 2: Performance and Composition
Friday, November 13: 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

  • Performance Faculty: Donna Lee, Tim Culver, Perry Roth, Drew Le
  • Composition Faculty: Adam Roberts

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Audition Tips and Tricks Session
Monday, November 16: 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.

  • Faculty: Danna Sundet, Amanda Bekeny, Donna Lee, Tim Culver

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Glauser School of Alumni Panel: Chat with Alumni from Your Area of Interest
Thursday, November 19: 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

  • Guest panelists:
    • John DiCesare, Principal Tuba for the Seattle Symphony and Artist in Residence for Trombone/Tuba at the University of Washington
    • Ricardo Sepúlveda, Director of the Kent Blossom Music Festival
    • Todd Goodman, Composer and Faculty of the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School
    • Jordan Provost, Music Teacher at Fortune School
    • Christine Worthing, Visiting Assistant Professor of Horn at Illinois Wesleyan University

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Questions or need help registering?

Liz Root
Recruitment Coordinator
musicadmissions@kent.edu | 330-672-2878

Key Notes: A Two-Day Virtual Event for Pre-college Pianists. Join us Nov. 14 for Masterclasses and Seminars and then Nov. 15 for a performance featuring the KSU Piano Division

Virtual Saxophone Day is Nov. 22, 2020. Jazz and Classical tracks.