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Daniel Glynn

Daniel Glynn

Teaching Area

PSC The Colburn School
MM Northwestern University
BM Northwestern University

Oboist Daniel Glynn upholds an active career as both a performer and educator. Having held several orchestral positions, he was most recently appointed Second Oboe of the Rockford Symphony in June of 2015. From 2012 to 2014, 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. Mr. Glynn also served as the Principal Oboe of the Ash Lawn Opera in Charlottesville, Virginia from 2011 to 2014. In demand as a freelance musician, Daniel  has performed in such notable ensembles as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra, the Florida Orchestra, Florida Grand Opera, Opera Naples, and the Illinois Philharmonic. He has been a full-time member of both the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the New World Symphony in Miami. While a member of the Civic Orchestra, Daniel was a featured soloist in Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

                  In addition to his orchestral career, Daniel has been awarded both the first prize in the Union League and Civic Arts Foundation Competition, as well as having been named the Luminarts Classical Music Winds Fellow for 2015-2016. Daniel 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. As the recipient of the Garwood Welch Scholarship, in addition to a generous Eckstein Grant, Daniel earned a Bachelor of Music, Arts Administration minor, and a Master of Music from Northwestern University. He was also the first oboist to receive a Professional Studies Certificate from The Colburn School in Los Angeles, CA.