Glenn Fugett

Glenn Fugett is currently retired from Texas after 29 years of directing bands. He and his wife Robin moved to Nashville August 2015. He is now the Director of Bands and Orchestras at the Nashville School of the Arts in Nashville, Tennessee. He conducts two concert bands, two string orchestras and a jazz ensemble. His Chamber Orchestra and Wind Ensemble were both selected to the Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis in March of 2017. From 2007 to through June of 2015, Glenn was the Director of Bands at Legacy High School in Mansfield, Texas. He held that position since the school opened in August of 2007. He was the Associate Director of Bands at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas from the fall of 1991 through the spring of 2007. The first five years of his career, Glenn was the Head Band Director at Calallen Middle School in Corpus Christi, Texas. His concert bands and jazz bands have won numerous awards throughout the United States. The Legacy Marching Band was a Finalist at the 4a UIL State Marching Band Contest in 2009. The Legacy Wind Symphony was a finalist in the 4a Texas State Honor Band Competition in 2009. The Legacy Wind Symphony was “Best in Class” at the 2011 South Coast Music Festival. They received Superior Ratings at UIL Concert and Sightreading every year since the school opened. The Marching Band was a finalist at the 2008, 2010 and 2011 BOA Arlington Regional. In 2011, they were the AAA Champion at the Arlington event winning Music. In 2013, they were a finalist at the BOA Austin Regional winning Visual and the BOA Allen Regional. They were also the AAA Champions at the Allen BOA Regional that year winning General Effect. The Legacy Wind Symphony was a Featured Band at the Music for All National Concert Band Festival in 2014. The Westlake Marching Band was a finalist at every Bands of America Regional they attended from 1999 through 2006. In 1999, the Westlake Band was awarded the coveted Sudler Flag of Honor at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago. December of 2002, the Wind Ensemble was selected to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic. In 2003, the group marched in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California. The Westlake Band was selected to perform at the American Bandmasters Association Convention in Dallas, Texas in the spring of 2006. The Westlake Jazz Ensemble was one of the premier public school jazz programs in Texas for sixteen years. Glenn is a sought after clinician for Music for All, Yamaha and Vic Firth. He has been a Bands of America Summer Symposium clinician for over a decade. Glenn has been a judge for Bands of America since 1995 and has been a judge for Drum Corps International since 1992. He has judged Finals at the Drum Corps World Championships 12 times throughout his career. He was Percussion Caption Head for DCI for 5 years and was on the DCI Music Judge Liason Team for three years. He is a member of the Middle Tennessee State Band and Orchestra Association. Glenn now resides in East Nashville with his wife, Robin. They celebrated their 30th anniversary in August.

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