Glenn R. Moore
Appointed as Conductor and Music Director in October 2016, Glenn continues in his third year. He brings a wealth of musical and leadership experience spanning from his work with professional, community, and church music organizations spanning over four decades.
He has been an active musician in the metro Atlanta area for nearly 25 years as a conductor and Horn Player with community orchestras, bands, and churches, and is an active high school band clinician. He also performs with the Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra as Principal Horn Player and Assistant Conductor.
Mr. Moore retired from active military service after a near 22-year career in the United States Army, including several prominent Army Band assignments. He also served in key roles in professional and community music ensembles including significant leadership positions in six active Army Bands, as a member of the staff and faculty at the Armed Forces School of Music, and Chairman of the Board and Principal Horn for the Tara Winds Community Band (Atlanta, GA). After his active duty retirement, he initially served as the Bandmaster and later, was the Commander/Conductor for the Georgia State Defense Force Band based in Atlanta, Georgia.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts (Music) degree (graduating with Cum Laude honors) from Saint Leo College (now University), a Master of Information Systems Management degree (graduating with Distinction) from Keller Graduate School of Management, and completed post-graduate doctoral coursework at Capella University. During his Army Band service, he also completed advanced music study at the Armed Forces School of Music.
Glenn is an accomplished composer and arranger with numerous musical arrangements and several original compositions to his credit, including numerous brass and wind band arrangements, three original military style marches, and a String, Brass and Organ work which premiered in May 2015. Our band debuted two of his Concert Openers – one in September 2016 to honor our (then) 45 years of providing music to the community, and the other, to open our 2017 Holiday Concert. He has also edited several out of print works, including an 1898 ragtime selection, “Louisiana Pastime” performed during our May 2017 concert. His works are often featured during our concerts throughout the year.
He retired in the fall of 2017 as a senior manager with the federal government after a successful IT Program Management career. He resides with his wife of 40+ years in south metro Atlanta. They have two adult children and two grand-daughters, who also reside in the metro Atlanta area. (Feb 2019)