Welcome to the School of Music 2020-2021 Season!
We invite you to join us and experience the joy of a live performance via ArtsKSU
Virtual or in Morgan Concert Hall. You will then understand that KSU School of Music
is where talent is cultivated, creativity is nurtured, performers are inspired, and
where passion is heard.
The School of Music offers a world-class undergraduate education and training for
future performers, music educators, and leaders in the field of music. Prospective
students who wish to study music at KSU may choose from one of three degrees: BA in
Music, BM in Performance, or BM in Music Education. Accredited by the National Association
of Schools of Music, KSU is designated an All-Steinway School. Our programs and students
stand out as the forerunners for the next generation of inspired musical scholars.
We invite you to learn more.
See our full MusicKSU 2020-2021 Season below, or download a PDF.
MusicKSU 2020-2021 Season PDF
Fresh Air Fridays: Brass Ensembles
September 25, 2020, 12:30 pm
In the event of inclement weather, our Fresh Air Friday concert this week will be live-streamed only.
Enjoy a performance from Brass Ensembles led by Doug Lindsey!
Both faculty and students are slated to perform in the School of Music’s new “Fresh Air Fridays,” featuring live music at the Gazebo on the Kennesaw campus on Fridays beginning September 11 and running through October 30. Enjoy the concert from home or work; the concert will be live streamed for free via ArtsKSU Virtual.
September 25, 2020, 8:00 pm
Enjoy a performance by the KSU Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Nathaniel Parker.
A talented and dynamic musician, Nathaniel F. Parker is Director of Orchestral Studies and Assistant Professor of Music at the Kennesaw State University School of Music (Georgia). Dr. Parker is Music Director and Conductor of the Kennesaw State University Symphony Orchestra and Conductor of the Kennesaw State University Opera Program.
September 28, 2020, 7:30 pm
A performance by the KSU Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Nancy Conley, Assistant Professor of String Music Education.
September 30, 2020, 7:30 pm
A performance by the KSU Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. David Kehler.
Faculty Recital: Parliament Jazz Combo
October 1, 2020, 7:30 pm
A performance by KSU Faculty Jazz Parliament, the faculty jazz Ensemble-in-Residence at KSU. The KSU Faculty Jazz Parliament performers includes:
Sam Skelton, reeds, Director of Jazz Studies
Luke Weathington, reeds
Rob Opitz, trumpet
Wes Funderburk, trombone
Trey Wright, guitar
Tyrone Jackson, piano
Marc Miller, bass
Justin Chesarek, drums
Karla Harris, vocals