John Glover

John Glover is described as “an unabashedly expressive composer,” (The New Yorker) and has created music for concert, opera, dance, and theater. He has received commissions from organizations including Houston Grand Opera, American Composers Orchestra, On Site Opera, The New York Youth Symphony, Washington National Opera, Ensemble Echappe, Milwaukee Opera Theatre, American Conservatory Theater, Mirror Visions Ensemble, Del Sol String Quartet, Amber Sloan Dance, Crossman Dans(c)e, Ensemble Meme, String Noise, and the Five Boroughs Music Festival. His work has been presented in venues ranging from Rockwood Music Hall to Carnegie Hall, The Invisible Dog to the Rothko Chapel. In addition to his work as a composer, Glover serves as the Director of Artistic Planning for Kaufman Music Center in New York City. Upcoming premieres include the orchestra song cycle ‘Right Now’ with frequent collaborator librettist Kelley Rourke. ‘Right Now’ was commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra, featuring soloists Chrystal E. Williams and Felippe Hostins as part of Carnegie Hall’s 2023/24 Weimar Festival.