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Thomas G. Glenn

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Education  Florida State University
Movies  Doctor Atomic
Genre  Opera
Albums  Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony
Awards  Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording
Similar  Gerald Finley, Eric Owens, Alan Gilbert, D'Anna Fortunato, Kenneth Kiesler

Thomas Grant Glenn is a Canadian opera singer.



Glenn grew up playing piano and singing, but turned to voice when he saw others were better at him at piano. He had been leaning toward a career in jazz until he was asked to sing Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew Passion by Douglas E. Bush, a professor at Brigham Young University.

Glenn holds a Bachelor of Music from Brigham Young University, a Master of Music Performance from University of Michigan and a Doctorate in Music Performance from Florida State University.

Glenn has sung with

Glenn has received recognitions such as:

  • Adler Fellowship at San Francisco Opera
  • Concours International de Chant de Canari, France
  • 2011 Grammy Award, Best Opera Recording as part of the ensemble cast of John Adams's Doctor Atomic (a 2005 recording of the Metropolitan Opera conducted by Alan Gilbert and released by Sony Classical)
  • semifinalist in the Monserrat Caballé Competition
  • He has expressed a particular love for the works of Mozart.

    While touring, Glenn uses "Skype ... to help the children with their homework and to be with my family for family prayer and family dinner."


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