Lynn Glassock is a native of Dallas, Texas and received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music Degrees from the University of North Texas. His teachers have included Paul Guerrero, Ron Fink, Kalman Cherry, Ed Soph and Leigh Howard Stevens. Professional experience includes performances with the Dallas Symphony, Forth 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 has received several awards for his compositions including winner of the Festival of New American Music sponsored by California State University, Sacramento in 1987 and the Percussive Arts Society first place awards in 1994, 1997 and 1998. His compositions have been performed at numerous universities in the USA and international performances including Brussels Conservatory, Belgium; Amsterdam Conservatory, Netherlands; and Rotterdam Conservatory, Netherlands. He has also had performances at the Percussive Arts Society International Conventions in New Orleans, Atlanta, Phoenix, Nashville and Anaheim.
Lynn 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 marimbist Michael Burritt.
Mr. Glassock is Associate Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he teaches Percussion, Introduction to Music Technology, Percussion Methods and conducts the UNC Percussion Ensemble.