B. Glenn Chandler
Professor of Music TheoryOffice (Primary):
Florence T. Hall Centennial Chair in Music
MRH 3.750UT Address:
Butler School of Music
2406 Robert Dedman Dr., stop E3100
Austin, TX 78712-1555Email:email@example.com
B. Glenn Chandler holds a bachelor's degree in vocal music education from Samford University and a Ph.D. in music theory from Indiana University. He held a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale University and was a visiting scholar at the School of Music at Cambridge University. He was appointed to the faculty of Central Connecticut State University in 1972 and served as Department Chair from 1981 to 1993. From 1994 to 2001 he was Professor of Music and Director of the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at The University of Memphis. In 2001 he was named Director of the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin, where he is also Professor of Music and holds the Florence Thelma Hall Centennial Chair in Music. Under his leadership, the Butler School has expanded its curriculum, created new centers of excellence, more than doubled its endowment, established an extensive international exchange programs, and raised the school's profile both nationally and internationally.
He is a Jean Philippe Rameau scholar and also a choral conductor. Throughout his career he has presented numerous times at regional, national and international conferences and has published in various journals. In addition, he has conducted choirs in several states including regional and all-state choirs and ensembles. In Connecticut, he served as President of Connecticut Music Educators Association and on the Executive Committee of the Music Educators National Conference. In Tennessee, he served as President of the Tennessee Association of Music Administrator. In Texas, he is currently on the Executive Board of the Texas Association of Music Schools and heads the General Music Commission. He serves as an adjudicator, guest conductor, consultant and guest speaker for various organizations and events. He is an accreditation evaluator for the National Association of Schools of Music, having chaired the evaluation committee for numerous music schools across the country, and was recently elected to a second term on the NASM Commission.