Hugh A. Glauser School of Music

Composers Awarded Prestigious Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards Written by Andrew Paa Kent State faculty members Dr. Adam Roberts and Chris Coles have been awarded Individual Excellence Awards by the Ohio Arts Council. Each will receive a $5,000 grant in recognition of their exemplary body of work, which will support their continued...

Photo: Opera Launch Announcement Reception FEB 18, 2020 — In July 2019, the Cincinnati Opera premiered the original work, "Blind Injustice," to sold-out audiences in Cincinnati’s famed Music Hall. Chagrin Arts, the Glauser School and the Ohio Innocence Project (OIP) have partnered to bring "Blind Injustice" to Northeast Ohio in March 2021. This will be the first major production of...

Stephen Imler, Nicole Cummings and Dacoda Kaczmarek Three Students Invited to Perform with the College Band Directors National Association North Central Division Conference Intercollegiate Band Written by Andrew Paa Kent State University undergraduate music majors bassoonist Dacoda Kaczmarek (Music Education), clarinetist Stephen Imler (Music Education) and flutist Nicole Cummings (Music) will...

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...

Kent State University Saxophone Ensemble Saxophonists Invited to Perform at the North American Saxophone Alliance in MarchWritten by Andrew Paa The Kent State University Saxophone Ensemble is set to travel to Tempe, AZ March 6-9, 2020 to perform at the invitation of the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA). The performance, part of NASA’s Biennial Conference, will feature new...

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...

Students at laptops It is February when music students’ thoughts turn to…summer internships? If you have not yet begun a search for a summer music career expanding experience – whether it is internships, part-time or full-time work, volunteering, research, freelancing – now is the time. Where do you start? This may seem counterintuitive, but start with...

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...