Glenn R. Moore
Appointed in October 2016, Glenn continues in his third 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 nearly 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. He is frequently invited as Guest Conductor for community bands in the metro Atlanta area and was recently selected as the Principal Sub Rehearsal Conductor for the Alpharetta City Band and New Horizons Bands for each of their wind band and Jazz/Big Band genres.
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 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. In 2009, he served as the Bandmaster, and was later appointed as the Commander/Conductor, for the Georgia State Defense Force Band based in Atlanta, Georgia.
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. During his Army Band service, he completed advanced music study at the Armed Forces School of Music.
Glenn is an accomplished and active composer/arranger whose works span across all instrumental music ensembles. He has produced several original compositions, numerous musical arrangements, and recently completed edits/adaptations for several out of print works. 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. 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. (May 2019)