composer, lecturer, arts integration specialist


Adirondack Folk Opera


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.  


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…

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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, and McClure Productions, 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…

Musical Performances Celebrating Emancipation Proclamation Anniversary

GENESEO, N.Y. – The choral performance series “Emancipation Again” celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation is following the path of the Underground Railroad with concerts in six cities stretching from Alabama to New York. Series composer Glenn McClure, a faculty member at the State University of New York at Geneseo and Eastman School…

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