Hugh A. Glauser School of Music

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...

Participants from the 2016 Piano Institute pose for a group photo. The highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists came from the United States, China and Malta to Kent State University for the highly intensive and prestigious festival. 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...

Participants from the 2016 Piano Institute pose for a group photo. The highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists came from the United States, China and Malta to Kent State University for the highly intensive and prestigious festival. 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 Kent State Thai Ensemble plays at a conference at UCLA. 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...

Eduardus Halim The Kent Keyboard Series concludes its 2016-2017 season with a concert on Sunday, April 9 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Tickets range from $10 - $15 and can be purchased from the Performing Arts Box Office located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive or by calling 330-672-ARTS or by visiting...

Kent State Music School Central has named Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music a top 10 “Hidden Gem” music school in the United States for 2017. Music Central is a website that provides information to students about college music programs, audition and admissions advice, and career opportunities in the music industry. The honor is...

Transient Canvas Kent, Ohio – The Vanguard New Music Guest Artist Series continues their 2016-2017 season with a free concert on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking. On the second concert of the...

Verve Chamber Players and Danna Sundet Kent, Ohio – The Verve Chamber Players begin their 2016-2017 season with a performance on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 3 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking. Audience members will be treated to two pieces by Gabriel...

Kent Keyboard Series Concert Sept. 18, 2016 Kent, Ohio – The Kent Keyboard Series begins its 2016-2017 season with a concert on Sunday, September 18 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent State University Kent Campus. Free parking. Experience the visual and aural sonorities of Impressionism in...

Piano Institute participants from last year pose for a group photo. The highly gifted pre-collegiate pianists came from the United States, China, Honduras and China to Kent State University. The 2016 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 July 19-26 on the university’s campus and culminate with the July 26 gala concert at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland. The 11-year-old...