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Author Archives: Glenn McClure

The Last Sunset

The Last Sunset

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,…

Glenn to participate in Sounds of FRANKLIN concert in Mannheim, Germany

Glenn to participate in Sounds of FRANKLIN concert in Mannheim, Germany

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…

Glenn McClure receives National Science Foundation Artist & Writers Fellowship

Glenn McClure receives National Science Foundation Artist & 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,…

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.

Making Music/Making Democracy

The issues of diverse cultures living close to each other lies at the heart of this project.  The NYS/Quebec Artist Residency project is designed to build creative bridges between artists on both sides of the border. The Missa Kreyol adds to this cultural “mash-up” by focusing upon the creative meeting point between French Canadian musicians…