Glenn R. Moore
Appointed in October 2016, Glenn continues in his fourth year as the band’s conductor 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 and Horn Player, and is an active wind band clinician. He also performs as Principal Horn Player and Assistant Conductor with the Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra, a south metro Atlanta based community orchestra. He is frequently invited as Guest Conductor for community bands in the metro Atlanta area and serves as the Principal Sub Rehearsal Conductor for the Alpharetta City Band and Roswell New Horizons Bands for their wind band and Jazz/Big Band genres.
Mr. Moore retired from active military service after a near 22-year career, including several prominent Army Band assignments. Throughout his musical career, he has served in key roles for professional and community music ensembles, including significant leadership positions in six active Army Bands and in several church and community organizations, and as a member of the staff and faculty at the Armed Forces School of Music. After his active duty retirement, he performed as Principal Horn for the Tara Winds Community Band (Atlanta, GA), and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors. He left Tara Winds in 2009 to serve as the Bandmaster for the Georgia State Defense Force Band (based in Atlanta, Georgia), later serving as the Commander and Principal 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 band, orchestra, 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 which are performed during our concerts throughout the year.
He retired in fall 2017 as a senior executive 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 seventeen years. He resides with his wife of 42+ years in south metro Atlanta. They have two adult children and two grand-daughters, who also reside in the metro Atlanta area.