October 31, 2016 In this episode I speak to a gentleman with a highly specialized job, librarian for The Philadelphia Orchestra, Steve Glanzmann. Roughly only 350 folks in the entire world hold a similar job, our discussion sheds light on the inner workings of this unique job, the basic requirements, and advice on pursuing this line of work.
In January 2003, Steve was hired as a full-time librarian for The Philadelphia Orchestra. Since The PO’s 2007-08 Season, Steve has presented many pre-concert discussions. Steve regularly plays trumpet for community theatres, high school musicals, and local big bands. He maintains a trumpet and music theory studio teaching young musicians. He graduated from Penn State University with a BA in Integrative Arts., and later attended West Chester University for graduate studies in Music Theory.