Hilary Glen, cellist, has been praised as a “standout performer” who has successfully “taken on the demanding and most expressive responsibilities assigned to [her] instrument.” As an enthusiastic performer, she enjoys a varied career that has taken her from the Italian Alps to Carnegie Hall and many places in between. She has collaborated with musicians including Gil Shaham, Gary Hoffman, Yefim Bronfman, and The Who. Formerly a cellist with the New World Symphony, Glen currently performs as the Assistant Principal in the Atlanta Opera Orchestra, Principal of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra in Georgia, and is a section member of the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra and the Des Moines Metro Opera.
Glen is a devoted teacher who believes that music provides a crucial outlet for creativity and expression. She is currently adjunct faculty at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and teaches at her own private studio. She completed her B.M. at Indiana University, studying under Janos Starker. She earned her M.M. and D.M.A. studying under Alan Harris at the Eastman School of Music.