Creative Time

Creative Time

I am very grateful for the creative time of this residency. While I usually compose music in the narrow windows of time between teaching, grant writing, and other duties, this has been a welcome month of greater focus on the creative process

Quiet Zone and the Government Shutdown

Quiet Zone and the Government Shutdown

I assumed that the ongoing negotiations of land use between scientists and traditional faith leaders was the only reason for “respect for cultural practices.” I was wrong. I watched a group of four visitors create strikingly beautiful poses in response to the imposing natural panorama. Artists of all kinds can’t help themselves.

Turtles, Twain, and a Composer
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Turtles, Twain, and a Composer

In the blur of jet lag from New York to Hawaii, I met some of my new neighbors. These sea turtles come to the Punalu’u to lay their eggs. This black sand beach is just down the road from Waiohinu and Na’alehu, my home for the next month as Artist in Residence for the National…

National Parks Artist Foundation: Artist in Residence at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
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National Parks Artist Foundation: Artist in Residence at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park and The National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF) are proud to announce that Glenn McClure, composer, educator, and scholar, will be the Winter-Spring Artist in Residence near the Park which has recently reopened after the recent and spectacular lava flows across a third of the largest island in the state of Hawai’i.