Randy Glasner is a full time Elementary Instrumental Music Teacher for Arlington Public Schools in Arlington, VA. He teaches both band and strings to fourth and fifth grade students. He also serves as the instructional lead teacher for elementary instrumental music teachers in Arlington County. He gives clinics on teaching beginning woodwinds to colleagues as well as performed for and with Arlington high school students as part of their chamber music curriculum.
Randy is a freelance clarinetist and has performed with various orchestras, bands and opera companies in the D.C. area as well as southern Florida and southern California. As a member of the American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra since 1998, he has served as the assistant orchestra manager and currently as the chamber music coordinator. He is also a member of the orchestra committee for the AIMS Opera Festival.
Randy Glasner graduated from Houghton College in Houghton, New York with a B.Mus. degree in Music Education and completed a M.M. Degree in Clarinet Performance from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Randy served as the Principal Clarinetist with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band in southern California. His list of clarinet instructors includes Edgar Norton, John Hunter, Dewayne VanWhye, Mitchell Lurie, Gary Gray, Loren Kitt, and Kathleen Mulcahy.
Randy has traveled extensively across Europe and enjoys discovering new places in Europe as well as visiting several locations on a regular basis.
Randy has had the unique opportunity to appear in the following movies, television programs and notable events; “The American President,” “Absolute Power,” “Clear and Present Danger,” “JAG,” and the State Funeral for President Richard M. Nixon.