Glenn Siebert has appeared as soloist with the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Royal Flanders Philharmonic, and Hamburgische Staatsoper, San Francisco, Washington, Santa Fe operas. His interest in baroque music has led to performances with such original instrument ensembles as Philharmonia Baroque, Boston Baroque, Chicago’s Music of the Baroque and Anima Etena in Brussels. Mr. Siebert’s recordings include Mendelssohn’s Paulus with the Royal Scottish Orchestra, Schubert’s Mass in E flat with the Atlanta Symphony and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Anima Eterna and Handel’s Acis and Galatea with the Seattle Symphony. He has been on the voice faculty of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts since 1991. He is Music Director at historic Home Moravian Church in Old Salem.
Timothy Olsen serves a joint faculty position as Kenan Associate Professor of Organ at UNCSA and Associate Professor of Organ at Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC. He also serves as Cantor (Organist/Music Director) at Augsburg Lutheran Church in Winston-Salem where he oversees a thriving music program. As a recitalist, Dr. Olsen performs solo organ recitals, as well as trumpet/organ duo recitals with Judith Saxton. He also frequently presents masterclasses and workshops for universities and chapters of the American Guild of Organists, and has been a featured artist at AGO Region conventions as recitalist and workshop presenter. Dr. Olsen holds degrees from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN) and the Eastman School of Music (MM and DMA). Past faculty positions include Ithaca College and Oklahoma City University, as well as sabbatical replacements at Cornell University and Binghamton University. Dr. Olsen was the first-prize winner of the 2002 AGO National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance (NYACOP). He has recorded compact discs on the NAXOS and Raven labels (including works recorded for the first time), and has been featured multiple times on American Public Media’s Pipedreams, WCPE’s (Raleigh, NC) Great Sacred Music, and WXXI’s (Rochester, NY) With Heart and Voice.