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Glenn D. Price

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Glenn D. Price


Glenn D. Price (b. 1955) is a Canadian conductor, pedagogue and composer.

Dr. Price holds a B.Mus. from the University of Toronto and an M.Mus. and D.M.A. from the Eastman School of Music at Rochester University. He pursued further conducting studies at the Toho Gakuen School of Music in Japan and the Tanglewood Music Centre in the U.S. as well as in Europe and Russia. A noted percussionist, he has performed with the Canadian Opera Company, National Ballet, Calgary Philharmonic and Alberta Ballet as well as numerous contemporary music ensembles. He recently recorded Ney Rosauro's Concerto for Timpani at the invitation of the composer.

Price joined University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music in 2011 as Director of Wind Studies. In his previous position as a Professor of Music at the University of Calgary, he developed the wind ensemble into an organization of international prominence. Their 10 CDs on five commercial labels have been heralded for their technical precision and musical artistry.

Dr. Price is recognized as one of the leading international conductors of today. He has conducted in thirty countries on five continents, covering the gamut from professional chamber players to a 450-piece string orchestra, symphony orchestras and wind ensembles to mass bands of over 1500 musicians.

Dr. Price has devoted much of his life in service to the profession and the training of young conductors. As a renowned pedagogue he has led conducting symposia throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. His students now occupy leading positions in Canada, the U.S. and elsewhere. Following six years on its Executive Board, he was elected to the post of President of WASBE, which is dedicated to the improvement of all aspects of the profession.

In 2016, Dr. Price accepted the position of Director of Performing and Visual Arts at California Institute of Technology, Caltech, in Pasadena.

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