Hugh A. Glauser School of Music

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...

Jay Dorfman | Coordinator of Music Education Those interested in continuing their education through our 100% online Master of Music in Music Education are invited to participate in two upcoming informational webinars hosted by our music education faculty.  Schedule Webinar 1: Thur., Nov. 7, 8:00 p.m. The presenter is Dr. Jay Dorfman, Coordinator of Music Education here at Kent State ...

Xuyue Qing, Graduate Voice Student On Sat., Oct. 19, 17 of our voice students traveled to the University of Toledo to compete in the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Auditions. Six School of Music students placed or received honorable mentions in their category. In addition to placing first in his category, Xuyue Qing (pictured) also received...

Students presenting on Virtual Harmony Kent, OH — On Wed., Oct. 2, thirteen teams made up of students from across Kent State University presented interdisciplinary, collaborative projects at the 2019 edition of Mission:Life—a program hosted by Kent State’s Design Innovation initiative. The teams were competing for the opportunity to represent Kent State in international...

Kent State Opera Scenes Program Kent, OH — The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music and Kent State Opera present “Operetta: The Land of Smiles, Pirates and Pinafores” on Nov. 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. with a 3 p.m. matinee on Nov. 17.  Marla Berg will direct a selection of operettas exploring the lighter side of opera. The first half of the production will feature scenes by...

Viviana Pinzon, cello Colombia-native and cellist Viviana Pinzon arrived in the United States in the fall of 2017 to pursue her Master of Music degree in cello performance at Kent State University. She was recently featured both on-screen and performing the soundtrack of Kent State TV’s latest commercial “Measure of Success.” You can watch the commercial below.  ...

Tuesday Musical Masterclass at Kent State from Spring 2019 Sept. 18, 2019 — Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music and Tuesday Musical, based in Akron, are launching a new series that will bring world-renowned classical musicians to the Kent Campus to work with students. The Tuesday Musical Masterclass Series also will be live streamed to provide increased access to classrooms and...

Tuesday Musical Masterclass at Kent State from Spring 2019 Kent State University's School of Theatre and Dance announces the world premiere of the ballet "Cohen" as part of Dance '19: Dynamic Fusion, running Nov. 22-24, 2019.  Directed by associate professor Jeffrey Marc Rockland, "Cohen" is a ballet tribute to the late Leonard Cohen featuring Canadian folk singer Batsheva in an arrangement by legendary...

Dr. Jungho Kim, Director Kent, Ohio – Dr. Jungho Kim enters his third season as conductor of the Kent State University Orchestra with programming that highlights KSU’s faculty and the growing orchestra program. Over the course of the 5-concert Subscription Series, the 63 student members of the orchestra will perform beloved works by Beethoven, Brahms and Mozart while...