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.”
October 23, 2016 McMurdo Station Back home at the State University of New York at Geneseo, my Humanities students have been reading John Locke’s Second Treatise on Government. Locke argues for the replacement of the 17th c. British monarchy with a shared government by consent of the people. This represents the raw form of modern… Continue Reading
October 22, 2016 3:45AM McMurdo Station I arrived here at McMurdo Station, Antarctica in time to witness the last sunset. About 2ish in the morning, the sun, like a timid swimmer testing out cold water, gingerly dipped into the horizon while never giving up its radiant halo of light…never taking the complete plunge. Minutes later,… Continue Reading
Join the magnificent sound experience with the Sounds of FRANKLIN concert on Oct 7, 2016 in Mannheim, Germany. 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… Continue Reading
Antarctica - National Science Foundation Artists and Writers Fellowship
November 24, 2016
Oct thru ~Nov 24- National Science Foundation Artists and Writers Fellowship-Glenn is in Antarctica 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. More info in blog, also on Glenn McClure, Composer Facebook page.