Wind quintet (consisting of flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon) has been a favored ensemble of composers for centuries. Throughout the semester, these four students have been working on pieces for such an ensemble. During this session the presenters’ compositions will be performed live.
Glorianne Earley is a third year Honors Program student at Kent State Stark majoring in music composition. She is currently studying piano with Keiko Sato and composition with Sebastian Birch. Following graduation, she plans to attend graduate school to pursue a Ph.D. in music theory/composition.
Seth Harbert is a second year Honors Program student at Kent State Stark, majoring in music composition. He is studying voice with Melissa Davis and composition with Sebastian Birch. After graduation, he plans to travel abroad to pursue graduate studies in music theory/composition.
Nathan Hartz is a music technology major, with a focus in music production. He is in his third year at Kent State Stark. After graduation he strives to write music for movies and television. In his free time he enjoys overanalyzing the music in movies, television, and videogames (as well as watching and playing said movies, TV and games).
Stone Szabo is a second year music student at Kent State Stark who plans on auditioning for the music program at Kent Campus to pursue music composition. When he graduates he hopes to compose music for film or other various media. His interests other than composition include practicing various instruments (guitar, piano, voice) and music production.