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glenninantarcticaGlenn 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 and abroad.

Brenda Tremblay from WXXI News in Rochester, NY discusses Glenn’s trip to Antarctica in October 2016.

 

 

He will use a mathematical conversion process to bring the infragravity sound wave data into the hearing range, generating material for music that he hopes to fill concert halls with the messages buried deep in the ice.

Follow his journey.  

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ROS to perform McClure’s Emancipation Oratorio February 16, 2018

ROS to perform McClure’s Emancipation Oratorio February 16, 2018

Frederick Douglass at 200 concert- Rochester Oratorio will perform McClure’s Emancipation Oratorio February 16, 2018. More information at rossings.org

Big Worlds in Small Places

Big Worlds in Small Places

  Every year for the last four, I have taught Humanities to college students for a month in El Sauce. I have lived in a variety of hotels and apartments but, regardless of the accommodations, El Sauce makes me feel at home year after year. El Sauce is a small place that has welcomed me…

Somos Hermanos – The Third International Festival of Folklore

Somos Hermanos – The Third International Festival of Folklore

Four years ago, my god son Jonathan Canning stood beside me on a stage in El Sauce, Nicaragua, facing over 1,500 people. The most famous musician of Nicaragua, Carlos Mejia Godoy, called out to the crowd, “Because Glenn and Jonathan are here singing with us, it proves that whether you come from the US or Nicaragua, from Cuba, Canada, or Brazil, we are all brothers and sisters of America!” With a roar of applause, we launched into one of Carlos’ most famous songs, Nicaragua, Nicaraguita while every voice rose up with ours.

The Rainy Season

The Rainy Season

The rainy season of Nicaragua brings sun in the morning, creeping clouds soon after lunch and short-lived, pounding rains in mid-afternoon.  The next day, we start all over again. Rarely do we enjoy a gentle warning of tiny drops, announcing the arrival of their louder, more aggressive counterparts. There is only one volume setting on…

The Morning, the Music, Mother’s Day and the Power: First days in Nicaragua 2017

The Morning, the Music, Mother’s Day and the Power: First days in Nicaragua 2017

I am teaching Humanities in Nicaragua to a group of marvelous students from SUNY Geneseo this month. Our students study great books, live in host families, and visit volcanos and historical sites. After 4th years of teaching this class, Nicaragua has become of place of good music, natural beauty, great conversation, and friends that I…

WXXI Podcast – A Composer’s Journey to the Bottom of the World

WXXI Podcast – A Composer’s Journey to the Bottom of the World

Brenda Tremblay from WXXI News in Rochester, NY discusses Glenn’s trip to Antarctica in October 2016.  

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May 11, 2018
  • Madrigalia: Earthkeeping Concert: program includes premiere of McClure's Antarctic-inspired choral work entitled, "Cry"

    May 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Earthkeeping addresses environmental issues by attending to environmental concerns in a spirit of love and concern for the object of our care: our planet, our home, the Earth.

    Madrigalia addresses one of the most pressing issues of our day with works that not only sing of the preciousness and amazing range of our earth, but also its fragility and precarious future. 

    The program includes the premiere of Glenn McClure's  Antarctica-inspired choral work entitled "Cry". 

    This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts at the Livingston Arts Center, a member supported organization.

    Tickets: $18 General Admission, $5 Student


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  • NORTHERN LIGHTS CHOIR & ORCHESTRA perform music from Glenn's PROMISED LAND: AN ADIRONDACK FOLK OPERA

    May 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:20 pm
    St Bernard's Church, 27 St Bernard St, Saranac Lake, NY 12983, USA

    Northern Lights Choir & orchestra directed by Helen Demong will perform music from

    Glenn McClure's Promised Land, An Adirondack Folk Opera


    Featuring baritone Jorell Williams; soprano Kearstin Piper Brown; & tenor Lonel Woods, bass George Cordes, soprano Kimberly Weems.


    May 11, 2018 at 8:00pm, St. Bernard's Church in Saranac Lake, * Presale tickets will be available at Ampersound.


    Concert made possible with assistance from NYS Council on the Arts DEC grant program,  National Endowment for the Arts & Cloudsplitter. Media Sponsorship- North Country Public Radio & Mountain Lake PBS. Special thanks to the Saranac Lake Rotary.

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May 12, 2018
  • Madrigalia: Earthkeeping Concert: program includes premiere of McClure's Antarctic-inspired choral work entitled, "Cry"

    May 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Earthkeeping addresses environmental issues by attending to environmental concerns in a spirit of love and concern for the object of our care: our planet, our home, the Earth.

    Madrigalia addresses one of the most pressing issues of our day with works that not only sing of the preciousness and amazing range of our earth, but also its fragility and precarious future. 

    The program includes the premiere of Glenn McClure's  Antarctica-inspired choral work entitled "Cry". 

    This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts at the Livingston Arts Center, a member supported organization.

    Tickets: $18 General Admission, $5 Student


    See more details

June 2, 2018
  • Caribbean Mass TX International Voices Houston

    June 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
    MATCH - Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 S Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    Performance of Saint Francis in the Americas: A Caribbean Mass composed by Glenn McClure, performed by International Voices Houston,  Mark Vogel as Artistic Director. 150+ voices and steel band.
    www.voiceshouston.org

    3 performances
    Saturday, June 2 at 3 & 7pm
    Sunday, June 3 at 3pm
    The MATCH, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
    Tickets will be available at: https://matchouston.org/

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  • Caribbean Mass TX International Voices Houston

    June 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
    MATCH - Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 S Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    Performance of Saint Francis in the Americas: A Caribbean Mass composed by Glenn McClure, performed by International Voices Houston,  Mark Vogel as Artistic Director. 150+ voices and steel band.
    www.voiceshouston.org

    3 performances
    Saturday, June 2 at 3 & 7pm
    Sunday, June 3 at 3pm
    The MATCH, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
    Tickets will be available at: https://matchouston.org/

    See more details

June 3, 2018
  • Caribbean Mass TX International Voices Houston

    June 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
    MATCH - Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, 3400 S Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA

    Performance of Saint Francis in the Americas: A Caribbean Mass composed by Glenn McClure, performed by International Voices Houston,  Mark Vogel as Artistic Director. 150+ voices and steel band.
    www.voiceshouston.org

    3 performances
    Saturday, June 2 at 3 & 7pm
    Sunday, June 3 at 3pm
    The MATCH, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
    Tickets will be available at: https://matchouston.org/

    See more details