This season, David Glover becomes the music director of the Lynchburg Symphony. Known for his exciting and passionate music making, David Glover is recognized as one of the rising stars of his generation. He recently concluded a tenure as the Associate Conductor of the North Carolina Symphony where he led numerous high profile concerts including a last minute performance of Carmina Burana, stepping in for Music Director Grant Llewellyn, the opening classical concert of the Symphony’s new hall in Wilmington, NC, and two state-wide tours.
Mr. Glover has worked with many of this generation’s top artists including Stefan Jackiw, Di Wu, Conrad Tao, and Caroline Shaw as well as Pops artists such as Time for Three, Pink Martini, Chicago, and the Indigo Girls.
Prior to his position with the North Carolina Symphony, Glover served as the Assistant Conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and as the Artistic Director of the Wabash Valley Youth Symphony in West Lafayette, IN.
Also dedicated to educating the next generation of concert goers, Glover has created a series of successful school-day education shows which in the past six years has reached over 200,000 elementary school children.
Glover has guest conducted numerous orchestras including the Charlotte Symphony, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, South Bend Symphony, Muncie (IN) Symphony, and the North Czech Philharmonic. He was also awarded the Ansbacher Fellowship to the Salzburg Festival and was an adjunct professor at Indiana University in 2007.
In addition to his position in Lynchburg, Glover is currently the conductor of the Triangle Youth Orchestra in Raleigh, NC, and artistic director of its parent organization, the Philharmonic Association. This season, Glover makes return guest appearances with the Charlotte Symphony, and debuts with the Hendersonville (NC) Symphony, and at Furman University. Glover holds degrees from the University of Georgia and Boston University in violin performance, and a master’s degree in instrumental conducting from Indiana University. He lives in Cary, NC with his wife Emily, a violinist with the North Carolina Symphony, and their daughter Maia.