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BIOGRAPHY
Glenn Disney (b. 1975) was born and raised in Sacramento, California, and has been composing, arranging and performing music for over 25 years. He has written works for band, orchestra, and marching band, as well as for a wide variety of solo instruments, voice and instrumental chamber ensembles. His works have been performed by various students, ensembles, and faculty at Sacramento State and around the Sacramento area.

Glenn began his musical studies at age 10 on piano, and later began learning string bass while in his junior high school orchestra. He began composing music while in high school. After graduating high school in 1993, Glenn began his musical studies at Sacramento State. He received his Bachelor of Music in Theory and Composition from Sacramento State in 1999 and his Master of Music in Composition in 2012, having studied under Professor Leo Eylar. Glenn has worked full time for the School of Music as its Events Manager since 1999. He is also the webmaster for the School of Music and for Runaway Stage Productions.

Glenn's composition "Duality" for violin and cello was co-winner of the 2008 Festival of New American Music Student Composers Competition at Sacramento State. Prior to that, "Bouncy Ball" for solo clarinet was the winning composition of the same competition in 2007. "Frenetical" for solo flute, was released on the CD "Inflorescence IV - Music for Solo Flute" in 2009, performed by Laurel Zucker on Cantilena Records. Glenn has also arranged the wind/brass charts for the Sacramento State Marching Band pre-game and half-time shows since the fall of 2010, and for the Mandarins Entertainment since the fall of 2014.

In addition to composing music, Glenn has been a performing musician throughout the years, primarily on string bass and electric bass. He has played with Sacramento State's Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Marching Band (trumpet and mellophone) and Jazz Ensemble, and with Runaway Stage Productions (RSP) and the Light Opera Theatre of Sacramento, in addition to numerous other Sacramento area organizations. In the summer of 2009 Glenn finished the last four and half months of California Musical Theater's run of Forever Plaid at the Cosmopolitan Cabaret.

Glenn made his conducting debut with the Runaway Stage Productions production of Meet Me In St. Louis in November 2009, and continued by directing the pit orchestras for The Wiz in November 2010, 9 to 5 in January 2013, The Producers in June 2014, The Addams Family in January 2015, Catch Me If You Can in June 2015, Big Fish in January 2016, and All Shook Up in June 2016.

Glenn currently lives and works in Sacramento, and is raising his first son, Connor.
MUSICALS PERFORMED
The Producers Sac State Department of Theatre & Dance, April 2016
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Davis Shakespeare Festival, July 2015
Little Shop of Horrors (sub) Woodland Opera House, April 2015
A Christmas Carol Woodland Opera House, December 2014
The Light in the Piazza Green Valley Theatre, August 2014
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Runaway Stage Productions, September 2013
Blood Brothers Green Valley Theatre, May 2013
Cabaret Sac State Department of Theatre & Dance, April 2013
Avenue Q (sub) Runaway Stage Productions, March 2013
Aida Green Valley Theatre, February-March 2013
Merrily We Roll Along (sub) New Helvetia Theatre, April 2012
South Pacific Woodland Opera House, March 2012
The Wiz Sac State Department of Theatre & Dance, April 2011
Urinetown (sub) Runaway Stage Productions, March 2011
Rent Runaway Stage Productions, September 2010
The Wedding Singer Oakmont High School, May 2010
Forever Plaid California Musical Theatre, 2009
Little Women Runaway Stage Productions, March 2009
The Sound of Music Runaway Stage Productions, November 2008
Anything Goes Runaway Stage Productions, September 2008
Thoroughly Modern Millie Runaway Stage Productions, May 2008
Jekyll & Hyde Runaway Stage Productions, November 2007
Little Shop of Horrors Runaway Stage Productions, July 2007
Oklahoma Runaway Stage Productions, May 2007
Smokey Joe's Cafe Runaway Stage Productions, March 2007
Chicago Runaway Stage Productions, January 2007
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Runaway Stage Productions, July 2006
Guys and Dolls Runaway Stage Productions, May 2006