Hugh A. Glauser School of Music

Kent State Opera Presents Opera Scenes "Marriage Inside Out" The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music will present a program of opera scenes on Nov. 17 at 7:30 pm and 18 at 3 pm in Wright-Curtis Theatre in The Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive at Kent State University.  Parking is free.   The Kent State Opera’s fall scenes program directed by Marla Berg and music directed by Jay White...

Mantra Percussion Presented by New Music at Kent State as part of the Vanguard Guest Artist Series, Mantra Percussion will perform on Sat., Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Known for performing evening-length works, Mantra will feature “Timber” by Michael Gordon and “A Great Many” by Aaron Siegel. This concert is free and open to the public with...

Soloists with Orchestra Conductor The Kent State University Orchestra presents its fourth subscription series concert of the 2017-2018 season on Fri., Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Joining the orchestra are the student winners of the annual concerto competition; Ian Daugherty, undergraduate oboe, and Tiago Carvalho E Silva, graduate...

Theodore Albrecht, Ph.D., professor of musicology in Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, holds the Beethoven Medal he was awarded in recognition of his musicological contributions to the study of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Theodore Albrecht, Ph.D., professor of musicology in Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, has been awarded the Beethoven Medal in recognition of his musicological contributions to the study of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Dr. Albrecht received the award during the International Beethoven-Days 2017 in Baden, Bad Voeslau and...

Theodore Albrecht, Ph.D., professor of musicology in Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, holds the Beethoven Medal he was awarded in recognition of his musicological contributions to the study of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. 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...

Theodore Albrecht, Ph.D., professor of musicology in Kent State University’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, holds the Beethoven Medal he was awarded in recognition of his musicological contributions to the study of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. 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...

Jerry Wong, Eric van Baars, Ana-Joel Falcon Wiebe 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...

Jungho Kim conducting 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 Chorale 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...

Honoring the Life of Kent State International Music Legend Halim El-Dabh 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...