Our Musical Leadership

Glenn Siebert

Director of Music

Glenn.jpgGlenn Siebert has appeared with many of the world’s most acclaimed symphony orchestras as a tenor soloist, including the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Royal Flanders Philharmonic, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Boston Pops, Royal Scottish Philharmonic, Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal and Florida Philharmonic.


Glenn’s operatic appearances include leading roles in the operas of Mozart, Britten, Donizetti, Rossini and others with the Hamburgische Staatsoper, San Francisco Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Washington Opera, Opera Theater of St. Louis, Denver Opera, Asturias Festival in Oviedo, Spain, Baltimore Opera, Cleveland Opera, Minnesota Opera and Hawaii Opera.


He has participated as soloist in summer festivals and chamber music festivals, appearing with the Ravinia Festival in Chicago, the Blossom Festival in Cleveland, Blair Music Festival in Scotland, the Newport Music Festival, and the New York Festival of Song.


Glenn’s recordings include Mendelssohn’s Paulus with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Handel’s Acis and Galatea with the Seattle Symphony, Berlioz’s Lelio with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Schubert’s Mass in E Flat with the Atlanta Symphony, Nothing Divine is Mundane: Songs of Virgil Thomson, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Brussel’s Anima Eterna and most recently Songs of G.W. Chadwick with pianist Peter Kairoff.


Glenn has been on the faculty of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts since 1991 and the founder-director of the Magnolia Baroque Festival since 2004. Prior to coming to Home Church, he was director of music at Calvary Moravian Church and Parkway United Church of Christ in Winston-Salem.

 

Susan Keck Foster

Organist

Susan.jpgSusan Keck Foster has served Home Moravian Church as organist since September 2005 where she plays a three-manual, 39-rank, 1959 Aeolian-Skinner Organ, Opus 1340. She also performs in the community and beyond. She regularly plays in recital on the restored 1800 David Tannenberg organ  in the Gray Auditorium at the Visitor’s Center of Old Salem. This instrument was played in the Home Church sanctuary from 1800-1910. It was restored by Taylor and Boody Organbuilders in 2003-2004.
 
Susan is active in the American Guild of Organists in both the Greensboro and Winston-Salem chapters. Before coming to Home Moravian, she was on the keyboard faculty of Shenandoah Conservatory of Music in Winchester, VA, and was the executive director of the Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy. She has performed extensively on the organ and harpsichord in the U.S., as well as in Europe and Mexico.
 
Susan has performance degrees from Converse College and Shenandoah University and Conservatory. She has also studied organ, harpsichord, and early music performance practice at Eastman School of Music, Oberlin Conservatory and Peabody Conservatory.