Glenn Schuster


Glenn Schuster received his Bachelor of Music Degree in both Organ Performance and Music Education from Concordia College and his Master of Music Degree from Vandercook College of Music. He has continued his graduate studies in Liturgy, Church Music and Organ at St. John's University. He studied Organ with Hugo Gehrke, Ruth Berge, Miriam Duncan, Dr. John Chappell Stowe and Kathy Handford. His chorale-conducting teachers have been Dr. Paul J. Christianson, Dr. L. L. Fleming and Dr. Dennis Northway.

Glenn is currently organist for the diocesan liturgies of the Diocese of Madison, including Bishop Morlino's regular Sunday Mass at St. Patrick Church. He is also assistant conductor/accompanist of the Madison Diocesan Choir, and a 3-5 music specialist with the Sauk Prairie School District. He also assists in the school districts musicals and show choirs.

He is in demand as a choral festival conductor, clinician, organ recitalist, and adjudicator for solo and ensemble festivals throughout the state. He has worked in several area churches and traveled with the Diocesan Choir, playing some of the fine organs in Spain, Ireland, Italy, Canada and Germany. He has been President of the Madison Area Church Musicians Association and a clinician for the National Chorister's Guild Conferences.

In his free time Glenn works around his country home where he tends to the various gardens.  In the fall and winter he cuts and splits wood for his furnace. He also works out with a trainer 3 to 4 times every week at the gym. He enjoys listening to his huge CD collection of sacred choral and pipe organ music.