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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Two Instagram posts by Kent State School of Music Professor Jesse Leyva retaliated against Molly Ross, a student, according to the universitys Office of Compliance, Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Ross was friends with a student who filed a sexual harassment complaint against Leyva.  

Music professor separates from university over retaliatory Instagram posts, violating rules of his suspension

Hannah Hooper saw Jesse Leyva as a role model. He seemed confident, professional and was her music professor for six semesters. When Kent State investigated student complaints of sexual harassment and...

Ludwig van Beethoven

New research by Kent professor reveals Beethoven may have heard his final symphony

For years, it was believed Ludwig van Beethoven lost the ability to hear before composing one of his most famous symphonies, but new research by a Kent State professor shows Beethoven may have heard his...


Orchestra concert to feature winners of annual competition

Lindsey Sellman Reporter February 13, 2020

The judges for Kent State’s annual Concerto Competition could not choose just one winner to perform at this Friday’s orchestra concert.“It is very competitive. The level was very high last semester,”...

Piano Scholarship Gala will feature multi-piano faculty performance

Lindsey Sellman Reporter January 24, 2020

It was all hands on deck this weekend at the Piano Scholarship Gala where four faculty members shared two pianos during their performance.Faculty performances featured multiple pianos being played at the...

Sophomore George Bagoy plays the clarinet during Kent States basketball game against Buffalo on Saturday Feb. 28, 2015. The Flasherbrass Basketball Band consists of woodwinds, brass, bass guitar and a rhythm section.

Flasher Brass livens up the court

Dara Sander March 4, 2015

Kent State basketball consists of the games played, the cheers and screams from the fans and the “Flasher Brass” — Kent State’s pep band that brings high energy to the court.The band’s role is...

Concerto competition winners to perform with Kent State Orchestra on Sunday

Dara Sander February 14, 2015

Two Kent State soloists will perform concertos with the Kent State Hugh A. Glauser School of Music Orchestra on Sunday, Feb. 15 in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall at 3 p.m.Matthew Watkins,...

Former KSU School of Music director dies

Elaina Sauber April 9, 2014

Dr. Walter Watson, former Kent State music professor who served as director of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, passed away yesterday in Austin, Texas, surrounded by family and loved ones. He also...

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