Glassock, Lynn

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Lynn Glassock


Born: October 06, 1946

Country: Dallas, Texas

Studies: North Texas State (B.M., M.M.)

Teachers: Paul Guerrero, Ron Fink, Kalman Cherry, Ed Soph, Leigh Stevens

Lynn Glassock 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. His teachers have included Paul Guerrero, Ron Fink, Kalman Cherry, Ed Soph and Leigh Howard Stevens. Mr. Glassock teaches Percussion, Introduction to Music Technology and conducts the UNC Percussion Ensemble. 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 is currently a member of the Composition Committee, the Contest and Auditions Procedures Committee and the Board of Directors for the Percussive Arts Society.

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 performances at the Percussive Arts Society International Conventions including New Orleans, LA in 1992; Atlanta, Georgia in 1994 Phoenix, Arizona in 1995; Nashville, Tennessee in 1996; Anaheim, California in 1997; Orlando, Florida in 1998; Dallas, Texas in 2000; Columbus, Ohio in 2002; and Nashville, Tennessee in 2004. 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.[1]

Works for Percussion

Altered Echoes - Marimba
Between the Lines - Percussion Quintet
Concerto for Percussion and Wind Ensemble (Glassock) - Marimba; Wind Ensemble
Connected Forces - Percussion Ensemble (12)
Consortium - Percussion Ensemble (10)
Cross Currents (Glassock) - Percussion Nonet
Curled Dimensions - Percussion Ensemble (12)
Different Voices - Multiple Percussion
Dragoon - Percussion Octet
Factions - Percussion Ensemble (10)
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 (Glassock) - 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 (2)
Statement for Solo Percussion - Multiple Percussion
Street Talk - Percussion Ensemble (10)
TeamWork - Percussion Septet
Three Of A Kind - Percussion Trio
Time Mixer - Percussion Trio
Wired - Percussion Quartet


  1. Lynn Glassock Retrieved 06/03/2012