News and Stories from the Glauser School
Roy Minoff Composition Competition
The Kent State Hugh A. Glauser School of Music is proud to announce the Roy Minoff Composition Competition 2023 to support the creation of a significant new work that will receive its world premiere at Kent State University.
Graduate Program Receives National Recognition for Student Support
Kent State University’s Master of Music in Music Education(MMME) program has earned Intelligent.com’s “Best Student Support Services” award. Kent State University has been listed among the top Online Master’s in Music Education Program.
Kent State Director of Orchestra, Jungho Kim, Selected as the Director of The Cleveland Women’s Orchestra
The historic Cleveland Women’s Orchestra serves Greater Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. Founded in 1935, it is the last of the many women’s orchestras that flourished during the early part of the 20th Century. The orchestra offers performance opportunities for women musicians and showcases talented young soloists.
Faculty Member and Doctoral Student are featured in TRIAD
The quarterly publication of Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA), TRIAD, recently featured writings by Kent State University’s School of Music faculty member, Dr. Rachael Fleischaker, and a doctoral student, Lisa Heinrich.
Faculty member Nick Petrella presents about Arts Entrepreneurship at Cleveland State
School of Music faculty member Nick Petrella joined faculty from other northeast Ohio universities on the campus of Cleveland State University for a pre-conference workshop as part of the 11th Annual Deshpande Symposium.
Colombia and the USA: Kent State Students Perform in a celebration of 200 years of bilateral relations
Colombian musicians from the Glauser School of Music proudly represented Kent State University when they performed alongside The American Pops Orchestra at the Kennedy Center’s Opera House for a concert celebrating the 200 year bilateral partnership between the two countries.
Four Glauser School of Music Students Participating in Collegiate Honor Band
Four members of the Kent Wind Ensemble, Jake McQuaid, Emily Butz, Tylor Davis and Brett Graves, will be part of the 2022 College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Intercollegiate Band for the North Central Division Conference.
Join us for Kent Blossom Music Festival
The acclaimed Kent Blossom Music Festival returns this summer for its 2023 season. The 55 year-old partnership between Kent State University and The Cleveland Orchestra is a five-week, immersive celebration of orchestral, chamber, and solo music and is the only partnership of its kind between a major American orchestra and a public university. From Sun., July 2 through Sun., August 6, the festival will host four faculty concerts, 11 young artist concerts, and a culminating performance at Blossom Music Center.Learn More
Music education is the heart of what we do. In the Glauser School of Music, we train the next generation of music educators, scholars, performers and technology experts through 15 immersive undergraduate and graduate programs that ignite passion and stimulate curiosity.
From Western Classical and Jazz to the many African and Asian traditions, our nearly 30 ensembles annually welcome over 500 music majors, nonmajors and community members to learn, celebrate and perform the diverse music the world has to offer. Every summer, we host the Kent Blossom Music Festival in partnership with The Cleveland Orchestra to become a center of professional music training for over 40 highly skilled young artists from around the world.
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