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Karen Ní Bhroin 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 of the KSU Orchestra. Since her arrival, Karen has established...

Karen Ní Bhroin 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 and also works at summer music camps and festivals. She earned her...

Kent State Opera Theatre in Ludwig 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 7:30 p.m. and March 15 at 3 p.m. Ludwig is in the Center...

Karen Ní Bhroin and Victoria Petrak 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 alongside their mentor, Dr. Jungho Kim. This performance will be...

Verve Chamber Players Kent, Ohio – On Sun., March 1 at 7 p.m. the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music’s Verve Chamber Players present their spring concert in Ludwig Recital Hall. The hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent Campus. Free parking is available in all surrounding lots. Formed in 2013, the Verve Chamber Players...

Matthew Bengtson 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 Drive in the Center for the Performing Arts. Free parking is...

Matthew Bengtson 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 graduate piano student Gréta Pásztor. Graduate violist...

Kent State Piano Division 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 complimentary reception, sponsored by Steinway Piano Gallery...

Kent State Choirs 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., the Kent State New Music Ensemble will present their second concert...

Kent State Wind Ensemble 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. Matthews, will present “Strong” to commemorate the events of May 4, 1970 at Kent State. It will feature music exploring historical events when a person stood resilient in their beliefs. This includes people like Rosa...