Born in Alameda, California in 1946, Glenn Smith has dedicated his life work to music composition, sound healing and teaching. In addition to being a composer of more than 500 works and performances in a wide variety of musical styles and genres, Dr. Smith has 45+ years experience as a university professor. His performances range from serious concert pieces to playful scherzi, which when performed bring a smile to the audience and are uplifting in that way. The over 500 compositions of Glenn Smith provide a view into the multi-faceted music of this 21st century composer.
His music has been used therapeutically in hospital intensive care units with challenged children and in a music education program that involves mood problems in elementary school children. He works on a regular basis with the elderly using music to heal and renew body, mind, and spirit.
Smith started the Music and Well-Being Minor and the Certificate Program in Music and Well-Being at George Mason University. He has also taught a four session course on music and healing at the Learning in Retirement Institute at the university and is an experienced performer on a wide variety of instruments. Frequently, he performs his own music for lectures, seminars, and in workshops where he covers current topics associated with music and vibrational energy. He owns and operates his own digital electronic music studio utilizing current computer technology.