Glenn Chiarello, Nassau Scholar Artist - April 2012
Glenn Chiarelloof Wantagh High School has studied percussion for over ten years. He is a valued member of the Wantagh Warrior Marching Band percussion section. He has performed in regional honors ensembles; collegiate, high school, and community ensembles, as well as professional employment. Glenn represented Wantagh High School at the All-State Music Festival playing drum set in the All-State Jazz Ensemble. Glenn is a member of the Adelphi Jazz Foundations, a jazz combo for advanced high school students, as well as the Nassau Suffolk Jazz Ensemble. He performed with the New York State School Band Directors Association Honors Jazz Ensemble last spring, and will complete eight straight years of performances with the All County Jazz Ensembles.
Besides Glenn’s extensive experience as a jazz drummer, he performs for various professional theatre companies on drum set, timpani, and mallet percussion. His accomplishments include membership in the school Tri-M Music Honor Society and the National Honor Society. Glenn is planning to pursue a career in music performance and music education