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Glenn McClure is a composer and Arts Integration Consultant. He currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Eastman School of Music and at SUNY Geneseo. His compositions have enjoyed a wide audience in the US (St. Olaf College, Florida State University, Auburn University, San Diego State University, the American Choral Directors Association Conventions in San Antonio, Texas and Orlando, Florida, and the Nat’l Kodaly Conference in San Antonio).

Some of America’s finest conductors have championed his music (including Dr. Andre Thomas, Dr. Anton Armstrong, Dr. Paul Smith, Dr. Anthony Leach, Dr. Brady Allred, Francisco Nuñez and Dr. Janet Galvan). Mr. McClure’s acclaimed “Kyrie” from St. Francis in the Americas: A Caribbean Mass has returned to Carnegie Hall in New York City for three performances. His work has also gained audiences in Mexico, Italy, Poland, Germany, and the Czech Republic. Mr. McClure’s work was featured by the St. Olaf Choir at the culminating concert of the World Symposium of Choral Music.  His oratorio, “The Starry Messenger” was featured on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.”

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El Segundo Festival de Folklore International

El Segundo Festival de Folklore International

El Sauce, Nicaragua – Presented by the Enlace Project – The Second Festival of International Folklore brought together 40 performers in 8 different acts including nationally acclaimed musicians, international collaborations and regional traditions. Over 1000 people (from babies to grandfathers) enjoyed over 4 hours of music, dance and poetry with lots of great Nicaraguan food. Continue Reading

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October 7, 2016
  • Sounds of Franklin

    October 7, 2016
    Mannheim, Germany

    Sounds of Franklin: Join the magnificent sound experience with the Sounds of FRANKLIN concert. This performance will merge different ethnic musical styles of the Americas in a unique and unmistakeable way. The concert features Robert Ray's composition, Gospel Magnificat and highlights of Glenn McClure's Saint Francis in the Americas: A Caribbean Mass. Composer Glenn McClure will speak at the concert about his music and projects.

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October 16, 2016
  • Antarctica - National Science Foundation Artists and Writers Fellowship

    October 16, 2016
    Antarctica

    National Science Foundation Artists and Writers Fellowship-Glenn will travel to Antarctica in October/November 2016 to work with scientists in the field, creating music that dramatizes their important work in Climate Studies. This team uses subsonic sound waves to measure the viability of the ice shelf. Glenn will use a mathematical conversion process to bring subsonic sound waves into the hearing range, therefore generating material for music that is embodies the messages within the ice.

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