Hugh A. Glauser School of Music

On Sat., Oct. 21, the annual student auditions of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) took place at Youngstown State University. Under the leadership of Kent State professor Timothy Culver, Vice President of the chapter and the coordinator for the event, over 200 students represented high school and...

Kent State Opera presents their fall production, “The Whimsical, Wacky World of Opera,” on Sat., Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 19, at 3 p.m. in Wright-Curtis Theatre. Located in the Center for the Performing Arts, Wright-Curtis Theatre is at 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent Campus. Ample free parking is available. From the outlandish to the...

The Kent Keyboard Series continues its 2017-2018 season with pianist Jerry Wong, Kent State faculty member and Steinway Artist, on Sun., Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Guests include Eric van Baars, Director of the Kent State School of Theatre and Dance, as well as Ana-Joel Falcón-Wiebe, a specialist in 17th through 19th century...

The Kent State University Orchestra presents their second concert of the 2017-2018 season on Sun., Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is at 650 Hilltop Drive in Kent. Free parking available off of Terrace Drive. Advance tickets are available online, in-person and over the phone through the Performing...

Kent State Chorale to present their fall concert The Kent Chorale presents their fall concert on Fri., Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 330-672-2787 (ARTS) or at www.kent.edu/music/buy-tickets. $15, adults; $13, seniors and Kent State University faculty; $10, groups of 10 or more; $8...

He was a music pioneer, a world-famous composer, and a beloved member of the Kent State University community for more than four decades. On Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, Halim El-Dabh passed away at the age of 96. El-Dabh’s interest in music started at the age of 11 when he experimented with the sound of wind and scrap metal to scare the beetles away...

Four Kent State University employees have been named 2017 “30 for the Future” award recipients by the Greater Akron Chamber. Kent State’s Theron Brown, assistant professor of jazz piano in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music; Cason Brunt, director of student support services and academic diversity outreach in University College; Michael...

The 2017 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from June 9-18 on the university’s campus and culminate with the June 18 gala concert at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland. This program is a...

The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music will host the 2017 Summer Piano Institute starting on June 9 and running through June 18. Directed by Kent State University faculty members and Steinway Artists Jerry Wong and Donna Lee, this year’s Institute welcomes 14 talented piano students. Ranging in grades from seven to twelve, these students come from...

The sounds of Thai music echoed throughout the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for a unique conference featuring the Kent State University Thai Ensemble and other musicians from around the nation. The conference celebrated the restoration of UCLA’s Thai music instrument collection donated in the 1960s by David Morton. In addition...