Glenn Lewis Gordon
Glenn Lewis Gordon is presently assistant principal double bass with the Oslo Philharmonic. He started playing the double bass when he was nine years old. "I really wanted to play the violin but when given the chance to try a bass. I fell in love with it on the spot and never looked back"
Glenn was born and grew up in the USA in Long Island, New York. He started his formal training with Homer Mensch at the Juilliard School of Music Pre College Division and transitioned later to the world renowned Curtis Institute of Music, in Philadelphia where he studied with Roger Scott of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Shortly after graduating he moved to Spain where he wokred as Co principal with the newly established Symphony Orchestra of La Coruna .
Glenn moved to Norway in 1994 after winning the position of assistant principal with the Stavanger Symphony. Glenn joined the Oslo Philharmonic in 1995 as a section member thereupon winning auditions as 4th chair and assistant principal which he has had since 2010.
Glenn has had the great fortune of performing with some of the 20th and 21th centuries greatest conductors and musicians.
An avid chamber music performer Glenn has performed often with Duo Oktava and the annual Oslo Philharmonic chamber music series.