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Professor Emeritus

Lynn GlassockLynn Glassock (Professor Emeritus) is a native of Dallas, Texas and received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Percussion Performance from the University of North Texas. Professional experiences include performances with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony, principal percussionist with the Fresno Philharmonic, musical shows and commercial bands. He has written articles for the Instrumentalist and music reviews for Percussive Notes. He was a member of the Board of Directors for the Percussive Arts Society and was awarded the PAS Outstanding Service Award in 2004.

Mr. Glassock has received several awards for his compositions including winner of the Southwestern States composition contest in l973; winner of the Festival of New American Music sponsored by California State University, Sacramento in l987; and the Percussive Arts Society first place awards in 1994 for Five Songs for Voice and Marimba; 1997 for No Exit; 1998 for Between the Lines; 2000 for Concerto for Percussion and Wind Ensemble; and in 2004 for Wired. His compositions have been performed at numerous universities in the USA while international performances include Alcoi, Spain; Prague, Czech Republic; Brussels Conservatory, Belgium; Amsterdam Conservatory, Netherlands; and Rotterdam Conservatory, Netherlands. He has also had twelve performances at the Percussive Arts Society International Conventions. He received a Faculty Fellowship Award for the spring of 1992 to write a piece for solo marimba. The result was a four-movement work entitled Altered Echoes which was subsequently performed in the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York by concert marimbist Michael Burritt. His music is published by Southern Music Company; Meredith Music Publications; Kendor Music; C. Alan Publications, Inc.; Marimba Productions, Inc.; Innovative Percussion Publications; Permus Publications; and Ludwig Music.

Mr. Glassock currently resides in central Florida with his wife Katherine Glassock. His new retirement activities include writing, painting and golf.

Works for Percussion

Altered Echoes – Marimba
Between the Lines – Percussion
Quintet Concerto for Percussion and Wind Ensemble
Connected Forces – Percussion Ensemble
Consortium – Percussion Ensemble
Cross Currents – Percussion
Nonet Different Voices – Multiple Percussion
Dragoon – Percussion Octet
Factions – Percussion Ensemble
Five Songs for Marimba and Voice – Marimba; Voice
Four Movements for Timpani (Glassock) – Timpani
Layers – Percussion Octet
Lydeka – Marimba
Mixtures – Percussion Duo
Motion – Multiple Percussion
Music for Mallets – Percussion Sextet
No Exit – Percussion Octet
Off Axis – Marimba; Percussion Quartet
One O’Clock Samba – Percussion Octet
Passage – Percussion Sextet
Reflections – Vibraphone Shared
Spaces – Percussion Duo; Horns
Statement for Solo Percussion – Multiple Percussion
Street Talk – Percussion Ensemble
TeamWork – Percussion Septet
Three Of A Kind – Percussion Trio
Time Mixer – Percussion Trio
Wired – Percussion Quartet