Glenn Pickett, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
Office Phone: (951) 343-4500 E-mail: email@example.com Office Location: Hawkins 217 Office Hours:
|D.M.A.||Music/Composition||Claremont Graduate University||2011|
|M.M||Music/Conducting||Azusa Pacific University||1986|
|B.A.||Music/Piano Performance||California State University at Northridge||1980|
Jazz Studies with Charlie Shoemake, Piano with Terry Trotter. I deeply enjoy learning from personalized reading and continuing online and electronic courses such as "The Great Courses" from the "The Learning Company."
I have participated in 20, week long "Seminars In Conducting" with Dr. Gary Bonner.
Music History, Composition including Counterpoint, Orchestration and Electronic Music. Music Technology, Male Chorale, Music Lab, Graduate Research and Bibliography. Piano, Accompanying, Jazz History.
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
I am very interested in writing music that is useful (Gebrauchsmusik).
I am interested in how our paradigm of life, our personal and social philosophies affect not only our music, but our overall behavior. Thus, my continued interest in teaching Music History.
I am a published composer with Hal Leonard, Alfred, Fred Bock and Lorenz Music Publishers.
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Please visit my personal website—
for a complete listing of my publications, including audio samples of some of my work.
Church Membership & Activities
Minister of Music at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Riverside.
Community Service & Involvement
I enjoy leading an annual fund-raising bike ride that benefits the M.D.A.
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Interests & Hobbies
I'm married to the beautiful Julie Anne. We have 3 grown children and 2 wonderful son-in-laws.
“There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.” Dennis Waitley
Alex :No, I mean, you do what you are. You're born with a gift. If not that, then you get good at something along the way. And what you're good at, you don't take for granted. You don't betray it.
Jeezie : What if you do, betray your gift?
Alex : Then you betray yourself. That's a sad thing.
—James Patterson: "Along Came A Spider." film
"Do or do not, there is no try."—Master Yoda