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Daniel Glynn

Teaching Area

PSC The Colburn School
MM Northwestern University
BM Northwestern University


Before joining the Rockford Symphony as second oboe in June of 2015, Daniel was the acting Second Oboe of the Sarasota Orchestra. Prior to this, he was the Solo English Horn of the Sarasota Opera Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Victor Di Renzi. During this time, Mr. Glynn also served as the Principal Oboe of the Ash Lawn Opera in Charlottesville, Virginia.

In demand as a freelance musician, Daniel  has performed with such notable ensembles as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Grant Park Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Philharmonic, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Florida Orchestra, Florida Grand Opera, Opera Naples, the Callipygian Players, and the Illinois Philharmonic. He has been a full-time member of both the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the New World Symphony. While a member of the Civic Orchestra, Daniel was a featured soloist in Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Daniel has been awarded the first prize in both the Union League and Civic Arts Foundation Competition, as well as having been named the Luminarts Classical Music Winds Fellow for 2015-2016. He received The Mericos Foundation Full Fellowship to attend the Music Academy of West, as well as the Bowers Noyce Oboe Fellowship to attend the Aspen Music Festival, where he studied with Elaine Douvas and Richard Woodhams. As the recipient of the Garwood Welch Scholarship, in addition to a generous Eckstein Grant, Daniel earned both a Bachelor and Master of Music from Northwestern University as a student of Michael Henoch and Scott Hostetler. He was also the first oboist to receive a Professional Studies Certificate from The Colburn School in Los Angeles, CA. He currently resides in Evanston with his wife Insung and daughter Ava.