Music Education

Student Headshots

Four members of the Kent Wind Ensemble, Jake McQuaid, Emily Butz, Tylor Davis and Brett Graves, will be part of the 2022 College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Intercollegiate Band for the North Central Division Conference.

All-Band Band Performing 2020

Announced as a new ensemble earlier this year, the inaugural class of the Kent State Youth Winds make their debut Saturday, Nov. 6 under the baton of guest conductor Anthony Maiello. The concert is part of the Kent State University Glauser School of Music’s annual Wind Band Conductor’s Symposium beginning Nov. 5 and running through Nov. 7. 

Graphic featuring Dr. Jay Dorfman and Dr. Wendy K. Matthews

In late Sept., several Kent State University Glauser School Music Education faculty members presented their latest work during research poster sessions at the biennial Symposium of the Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE). The 2021 symposium was held virtually.

Photo of Wendy K. Matthews leading Kent State's All-Star Band

A new youth wind ensemble, led by the Glauser School's Wendy K. Matthews and colleagues Sarah Kois (M.M. '20) and Garrett Doty, comes to Kent State University in fall 2021. 

Kate Wyatt (MM '19)

Wyatt shares her story in music education from growing up as the only violinist in her school to now touching the lives of over 200 string students each week.