Glenn Stroh is an organist, harpsichordist, conductor, and music educator based in Dallas, Texas. He joined Saint Michael in April 2017 as Interim Organist/Choirmaster. In 2011, he began an appointment as Organist and Assistant Choirmaster at St. Mark’s School of Texas, where he trains the novice choristers, assists with the direction and rehearsal of the St. Mark’s Choir of Men and Boys, oversees the school’s Royal School of Church Music training program, and provides organ music for the chapel and campus community. In addition to his faculty position at St. Mark’s, he formerly served as Director of Music and Organist at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in McKinney. His career as a church musician has included positions at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Dallas, the historic Old Stone Church (First Presbyterian) on Cleveland’s Public Square, and Trinity Episcopal Cathedral of Cleveland.
Mr. Stroh has performed across the U.S. and Europe, including appearances as a solo artist on many historically significant instruments and as organist for several international choir tours. Recent engagements include Washington National Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral (Montreal), and residencies at Wells and Ely Cathedrals in England with the St. Mark’s Choir, and appearances at St. George’s Hanover Square (London), St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, Exeter, Wells, and Canterbury Cathedrals with the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration (Dallas). In 2017, he will accompany the St. Mark’s Choir on tour to Winchester Cathedral and Westminster Abbey.
A seasoned teacher and advocate for music education, he holds certification in the Kodály method with choral emphasis through the Organization of American Kodály Educators, and has been active on music faculties for Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) summer training courses. He has also served as Director of Educational Programs and on the Executive Board for the Dallas Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO), and maintains professional affiliation with the Association of Anglican Musicians (AAM).
Mr. Stroh holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, a Master of Music in Historical Keyboards from the Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio, and was the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship in 2009-2010 based at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar, Germany. Other honors include the Top Prize in the Alamo AGO/Quimby Young Artists Competition and the Ballard Prize for Organ Performance in 2005. His organ teachers have included James David Christie, David Boe, David Heller, Michael Kapsner, and Jesse Eschbach. He has also studied harpsichord with Webb Wiggins and piano with Carolyn True. He enjoys fly-fishing, hiking, camping, and playing tennis.