Glenn Moore joined the Callanwolde Concert Band as a French Horn instrumentalist in May 2016 and served as a guest conductor for our annual 2016 Decatur July 4th Pops Concert. He led the band as principal conductor for the September concert leading to his appointment as Conductor and Music Director in October 2016.
Mr. Moore retired from active military service in 1998 after completing nearly 22 years in the United States Army. He has served in key roles in professional and community music ensembles for over 40 years including significant music leadership positions in six active Army Bands, the staff and faculty at the Armed Forces School of Music, and as the Bandmaster and later, Commander/Conductor for the Georgia State Defense Force Band, in Atlanta, Georgia. He served as Principal Horn and Chairman of the Board for Tara Winds immediately following his active duty retirement.
Glenn has been an active musician in the metro Atlanta area for over 20 years as a conductor and Horn Player with community orchestras, bands, and churches. He currently performs with the Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra as Principal Horn Player and assistant conductor. He is an accomplished composer and arranger with numerous musical arrangements and several original compositions to his credit, principally two original military style marches, a String, Brass and Organ work which premiered in May 2016, a Concert Opener debuted by this band in September 2016 to honor our 45 years of providing music to the community. He recently edited the ragtime selection, “Louisiana Pastime” performed during our May 2017 concert and premiered a Holiday Opener at our concert in December 2017.
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 course work at Capella University.
He recently retired as a senior manager with the federal government after a successful career in IT Program Management. He resides with his wife of 40+ years in south metro Atlanta.