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Glenn Parkhurst Smith
Regents' Proceedings 965

Glenn Smith, Professor of Music, has retired from active faculty status as of May 31, 1981.

The founder and conductor of the U-M Trombone Choir, Professor Smith was honored as Illinois and national trombone champion when he graduated from East Aurora, Illinois, High School. He also won the Chicagoland Music Festival trombone competition in two different years. A former member of the Chicago Civic Symphony, he taught in grade schools, high schools, and junior colleges in Kansas and Illinois after earning his Bachelor of Music from Wheaton College. In 1950, immediately after receiving his Master of Music from Northwestern University, he became instructor of trombone, euphonium, and tuba at Michigan.

In addition to teaching, he has also been active as adjudicator, soloist, clinician, and author. Approximately thirty of his editions of solo and ensemble literature for brass instruments have been published. Professor Smith is a member of the Music Educators National Conference, the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instrument Instructors, Pi Kappa Lambda, Kappa Kappa Psi, and the American Association of University Professors.

The Regents now salute this distinguished musician for his dedicated service by naming him Professor Emeritus of Music.