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Glenn Cherry


A native of South Dakota, Glen Cherry currently plays in the first violin section of the National Symphony Orchestra. Prior to joining the NSO, Glen served for two years as the Associate Concertmaster of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic in Indiana. For three years he held the position of Co-Concertmaster with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida, under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. Glen holds degrees from the Interlochen Arts Academy and the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied with James Buswell. Glen's solo appearances have included Vivaldi's Four Seasons with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Lou Harrison's Violin Concerto with the New World Symphony percussion section. Glen lives in Baltimore with his wife, Elizabeth Rowe, Assistant Principal Flute with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

February 2003
Glenn Cherry