Glenn Turner

Jr. Instructor - Trumpet

Biography:

Glenn Turner, originally from Herndon, Virginia, is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education with a concentration in brass instrumentation. He is currently under the instruction of Dr. Kevin Gebo, but has also studied with Dr. Dennis Edelbrock, and Dave Detwiler. He also studies voice with three-time Grammy award winner John Aler.

During his time at George Mason University, Glenn has performed with the symphonic band, wind symphony, workshop jazz ensemble, big band jazz ensemble, the Green Machine, and the “Dirty Gold” brass ensemble. During his high school career, Glenn played in the Westfield Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra, and Marching Band. Glenn was a lead trumpet and soloist in the marching band’s trip to the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California. He also played lead trumpet in the Westfield High School Jazz ensemble, which won the Chantilly Invitational Jazz Festival in 2014. Glenn spent the summer of 2014 touring with the Jersey Surf World Class Drum and Bugle Corps as a lead trumpet/soloist.

Glenn is actively involved in teaching and performing year-round. During the summer, Glenn teaches trumpet sectionals and assists with the jazz ensemble at Franklin Band Camp. He also performs with local groups such as the Herndon Regional Wind Ensemble and Reston Community Orchestra. Glenn is also currently the music director of the Rho Omicron chapter of Phi Mu Alpha at George Mason University. Following his graduation from George Mason, Glenn intends to pursue a career as a music educator in the Northern Virginia region.

Contact:

For more information about Glenn, call the office at 703-993-9889 or email potomac@gmu.edu