Recent Works and What He Does:
The Circle City Suite is a major, five movement work for Symphonic Orchestra, optional Narrator and Slides.
It’s “Americana,” in the tradition of Aaron Copland,
yet it also utilizes the melting pot of music created by our e pluribus unum.
Youth strings are employed in the final movement as its multi-ethnic music marches
forward to an American future that’s full of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Glenn is an honored educator, conductor and creative consultant for all kinds of musical groups and organizations.
Disneyland’s performing arts department recently honored him by asking him to speak for their annual summit of select educators, “Inspiring Brilliance.”
He earned a Doctor of Musical Arts from Claremont Graduate University and is an
Associate Professor for Composition and Music History
at California Baptist University’s Collinsworth School of Music.
The courses he teaches include Orchestration, Counterpoint, Composition and Music History.
Glenn’s works for Choir, including a cappella Choir and works accompanied by orchestra have been honored by both the J.W. Pepper Company (the world’s largest music retailer) as “Editor’s Choices,”
and by Creator magazine as “Select 20” and “Select 100” designations.
He composes for many fine choirs, including the nationally recognized Gary Bonner Singers
and the award winning John Burroughs High School Vocal Music Association.