Department of Music

James Glazebrook: violin, viola, New River Valley Symphony Orchestra

James Glazebrook teaches violin and viola, conducting, and string methods. He is also conductor of The New River Valley Symphony, Virginia Tech's university/community orchestra. His varied career has encompassed professional performance, conducting, and music education.

As a violinist, he has been a member of the San Diego Symphony and Opera Orchestras, and concertmaster of the Colorado Springs, New Hampshire Music Festival and Roanoke Symphony Orchestras. He has been a guest conductor for the Roanoke Symphony, the La Jolla Civic Orchestra, Opera Roanoke, and the new Hampshire Music Festival. Early in his career he was the orchestra director for Grossmont High School in San Diego California, and also director of the Civic Youth Training Orchestra. He has been the conductor of the Roanoke Youth Symphony for over twenty years.

James Glazebrook