eco-musician, composer, speaker, global traveler
eco-musician, composer, speaker, global traveler

Glenn McClure travels the world, seeking the musical voice of the Earth. He listens to the natural world and the people who study it and live within it. From camping on the Ross Ice Shelf of Antarctica to hiking the Volcanos of Hawai’i, Glenn searches for the place where science and beauty meet. His music and inspirational speeches energize those who care for the planet.

He currently serves as a faculty member at Paul Smiths College. His compositions have enjoyed a wide audience in the US and abroad.

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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.

Help The Adirondack Folk Opera!

Help The Adirondack Folk Opera!

The Adirondack Folk Opera Composer Glenn McClure Artistic Director Helen Demong The Adirondack Folk Opera website is now live! We are seeking funds to complete the libretto and musical score. Please help us bring this important story to the stage. The Project The Adirondack Folk Opera uses story and song to explore the unique abolition…

Premiere of Concert Version of McClure “Adirondack Folk Opera”

The Northern Lights Choir, under the direction of Helen Demong, will perform music by Berstein, Copland, and premiere the concert version of Glenn McClure’s, “Adirondack Folk Opera,” this Friday, May 13th , 8 pm, St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake, NY.  Tickets $12 at the door Listen to NPR interview including a song sample.  Glenn McClure Composer’s…

Suggestions for additional text!

Chers choristes, Je vous ai parlé mardi dernier de la demande de Glenn McClure qui souhaite votre participation à l’élaboration de la Missa Kreyol. Glenn mentionne qu’il a déjà inclut des citations de saints au milieu du texte liturgique des messes qu’il a créées. À titre d’exemple, la Messe des Caraïbes comprend plusieurs extraits de…

Missa Kreyol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM: Choeur classique de l’Outaouias, http://www.choeurclassiqueoutaouais.ca and McClure Productions, www.artforbrains.com The Choeur classique de l’Outaouias under the direction of Tiphaine Legrand has commissioned composer Glenn McClure to write The Missa Kreyol/Messe créole. This commission is made possible by the New York State – Quebec Artist in Residence Program that is co-sponsored by the…

“Emancipation Again” Returns for More Summer Performances

 This summer two new works from Glenn McClure’s series “Emancipation Again” will receive their second performances. The Emancipation Oratorio at Chautauqua The Emancipation Oratorio travels to the famous Chautauqua Institute on July 7 for two performances by the Rochester Oratorio Society under the direction of Eric Townell. They will join singers from the institute, soloists…


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