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Dr. Glen Flanigan

Associate Professor of Music Education; Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble Director

Department: Music 

Office: MC 122

Phone Extension: 2308

DR. GLEN FLANIGAN is Coordinator of Instrumental Studies and Professor of Music Education.

Dr. Flanigan conducts both the Asbury University Concert Band and the Asbury University Jazz Ensemble. In addition, he teaches private lessons for low brass instruments and classes on instrumental music education, music technology and conducting.

Glen Flanigan

Dr. Flanigan is a member of Music Educators National Conference, International Tuba-Euphonium Association and the Kentucky Music Educators Association.  He also has been a performer and board member of the Lexington Brass Band.

Prior to joining the Asbury faculty in 2001, Dr. Flanigan was a high school band director in Iowa for 17 years. He is a 1982 graduate of Asbury University and holds both a Master of Science degree in Music Education from the University of Illinois and a Doctor of Philosophy in Music with a major in Music Education from the University of Kentucky.


B.S., Music Education; Asbury University

M.S., Music Education; University of Illinois

Ph.D., Music Education; University of Kentucky

Courses offered: 

  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • High School Instrumental Methods
  • Elementary/Middle School Instrumental Methods
  • Marching Band Methods
  • Brass Methods
  • Woodwind Methods
  • Conducting II
  • Music Technology
  • Low Brass Lessons
  • Secondary General Music
  • Understanding Music and Art
  • MUS 150 Music Technology I

Selected/Recent Publications: 

Dr. Flanigan served as a content reader for the first and second deditions of Dr. Lynn G. Cooper’s Teaching Band and Orchestra, published by GIA.


Dr. Flanigan has recently served as guest conductor with the Lexington Brass Band and has performed as tuba soloist on faculty recitals. In 2015, he served as one of two adjudicators for the U.S. Open Brass Band Championships.

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