The Peabody Post

Joshua Glassman Appointed Director of University of Pennsylvania Glee Club

The University of Pennsylvania Glee Club, Penn’s oldest student performing arts group and treasured University tradition lasting 153 years, welcomes its new director, Joshua Glassman (MM ’15, Voice).

Following the resignation of Erik Nordgren, who served as Glee Club Director for 15 years, Platt Student Performing Arts House and the Penn Glee Club announced Mr. Glassman as the newest addition to their staff. Mr. Glassman will assume his responsibilities as Glee Club Director effective fall 2015, including but not limited to campus and community engagement, artistic leadership, performance preparation and conducting.

Mr. Glassman comes to the Glee Club with a master of music from Peabody Conservatory (2015), bachelor of music with teacher certification from the University of Michigan (2012), and eight years’ teaching and conducting experience. Most recently, he held the position of director of choirs for Point Counterpoint Summer Camp in Leicester, Vermont.

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