Get to know Steve
Until his 20s, Steve Glanzmann resided in Bucks County, but has lived in Delaware County since his 30s. In Elementary School, he began playing the trumpet, then began arranging and composing in high school. While at Penn State University, he studied Music Education and Jazz performing in many ensembles including Jazz Lab Band (Lead Trumpet), Wind Ensemble (Trumpet/Librarian), Philharmonic, PSU Blue Band (Mellophone), Brass Choir, and Brass Quintet. He has a BA in Integrative Arts from Penn State University with graduate studies in Music Theory at West Chester University.
For 25 years, Steve played Trumpet for several community orchestras, including the Main Line Symphony and Bucks County Symphony Society (Trumpet/Librarian). Since the 1980s, he has (most often) played Lead-Trumpet for several Big Bands, including Doylestown Heat, Big Band from the Valley, and Lansdowne Big Band. He has played Trumpet in over 100 different productions of Musicals with companies such as Players Club of Swarthmore, Narberth Community Theater, and many high schools in Bucks, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties. Since the 1990s, he has privately taught Trumpet and Music Theory.
Since 1991, Steve has been employed by T. Presser Company (Music Rental Dept), Borders Books & Music, J.W. Pepper & Son (EAMDC Music Wholesales), Michael’s (Frame Shop), Curtis Institute of Music (Music Library), and most recently The Philadelphia Orchestra (Associate Principal Librarian).
Since 1990, Steve has hiked nearly all the Adirondack’s 46 High Peaks. He enjoys time with his family, composes music, and stays informed about the World.