Hugh A. Glauser School of Music

Jacob Ottmer, percussionist Texas native Jacob Ottmer (BM '19) plans to pursue his Master of Music in Percussion Performance at the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music beginning in the Fall 2019 semester as a recipient of a significant Graduate Incentive Award. His teachers will include James Culley and Russell Burge. With a career spanning over 30 years,...

Dr. Herbert Marshall, Music Education Kent, Ohio – The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Herbert Marshall will join the Music Education faculty beginning in the Fall 2019 semester. Dr. Marshall comes to Kent State from Baldwin Wallace University, where he is a professor of music education and chair of the professional studies...

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, Kulas Visiting Artist The Kent Blossom Music Festival has been awarded a $15,000 Kulas Foundation Grant to support the Kulas Visiting Artist residency during the Summer 2019 season. This marks the seventh season of receiving a grant from the foundation, which has supported visits from such distinguished artists as the Emerson String Quartet, violinist Jennifer Koh, Time...

Amy Likar with the Oakland Symphony Ohio native Amy Likar (BM ‘91) grew up in Cuyahoga Falls and began studying piano when she was 8 years old with Jane Butcher. When Amy was 10, she began playing flute in Lincoln Elementary’s band, directed by Michael Corbissero, also a Kent State alumnus. At his suggestion, Amy began taking flute lessons with...

Kent State Orchestra and Combined Choirs Kent, Ohio – The Kent State University Orchestra and Combined Choirs join together to conclude the School of Music’s 2018-19 concert season on Sun., May 5 at 3 p.m. in Cartwright Hall’s University Auditorium. This annual audience favorite brings together nearly 200 musicians from the Kent State University Orchestra, Kent Chorus, Kent Chorale,...

Tiago Carvalho e Silva Graduate clarinetist Tiago Carvalho e Silva has been awarded a full assistantship to attend Michigan State University’s prestigious College of Music in East Lansing to pursue his Doctorate of Musical Arts. The assistantship includes a significant stipend and full tuition remission. Additionally, he was recently placed on the substitute list for...

Chu-Fang Huang Kent, Ohio – The Kent Keyboard Series concludes its dynamic 2018-2019 season with pianist Chu-Fang Huang, Steinway Artist, and internationally renowned soloist, on Sun., April 14 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. In addition to performing solo piano works, she will be joined by Kent State faculty members Dr. Jerry Wong and Dr. Donna Lee for works...

Scott Little and Ian Daugherty Scott Little and Ian Daugherty, both students of Kent State oboe professor Danna Sundet, earned top scholarship prizes in Tuesday Musical’s 2019 Scholarship Competition held on March 23 on The University of Akron campus. The annual competition attracted over 130 applicants representing many of Ohio’s finest schools and conservatories of music....

Dr. Saroj Sutaria When Dr. Saroj Sutaria retired from the Kent State University College of Education faculty in 1992, she began to seek out new ways to become involved with the community at Kent State and, more broadly, in Northeast Ohio. It was then that she learned of the opportunities to become involved with the College of the Arts and, particularly, the School...

Evening with the Orchestra 2018 Kent, Ohio – The Kent State University Orchestra Society and the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University will present the 44th annual Evening with the Orchestra on Sat., April 13 in the Ballroom of the Kent State University Student Center.  This annual fundraising gala raises thousands of dollars in scholarships every year for...