Glenn R. Moore
Appointed in October 2016, Glenn continues in his seventh year sharing over four decades of musical and leadership experience from his work with professional, community, and church music organizations in national and international settings.
He has been an active musician in the metro Atlanta area for over 25 years as a Conductor, Horn Player, Adjudicator for Middle and High School Solo and Ensemble Performances, and Wind Band Clinician. In the latter role, Glenn serves as a consultant assisting high school bands with their preparation for the Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE) concert performances. He recently joined the Woodward Academy Band Program as Adjunct Music Faculty and is the Horn Instructor.
Mr. Moore retired from the U.S. Army, serving in several prominent Army Band, Personnel/Human Resources, and Senior Information Technology assignments. During his musical career, he has served in key roles for professional and community music ensembles, including significant leadership positions in six Army Bands, as a member of the staff and faculty at the Armed Forces School of Music, and for numerous church and community organizations.
After his Army Band retirement, he performed as Principal Horn for Tara Winds, a world-renowned metro Atlanta community band, and also served as Chairman of its Board of Directors. After a decade with Tara Winds, he accepted a commission as a Chief Warrant Officer (Georgia) and was appointed as Bandmaster for the Georgia State Defense Force Band. After successful service in this role, he was subsequently appointed as Commander and Conductor.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts (Music) degree (Cum Laude) from Saint Leo College (now University), a Master of Information Systems Management degree (with Distinction) from Keller Graduate School of Management, and completed post-graduate doctoral coursework at Capella University, earning near all but dissertation (ABD) academic standing. During his Army Band service, he completed advanced music study in conducting, composition and arranging, and ensemble leadership at the Armed Forces School of Music.
Glenn is an accomplished and active composer/arranger with works for wind bands, orchestras, and small ensembles. He has written several original compositions and numerous musical arrangements, including edits/adaptations for several out-of-print pieces. Our band routinely debuts his new works and performs them during our concerts throughout the year.
He retired a second time in the fall of 2017 as a senior executive (Associate Director) with the federal government after a successful IT Program Management career. When not leading the band, Glenn can be heard at Georgia State University Sporting events as their Public Address Announcer, a position he has held for over twenty years. He resides with his wife of 45+ years in south metro Atlanta. They have two adult children and two granddaughters, who also reside in the metro Atlanta area.