Glenn Lewis has a distinguished career as conductor, piano soloist, vocal coach, and collaborative pianist. Glenn was a pianist and conductor in the opera houses of Cologne and Düsseldorf, Germany, for 11 years before returning to the United States to accept the position as Director of Music with Pittsburgh Opera. He has worked with prominent conductors including James Conlon, John Fiore, Donald Runnicles, Antony Walker, Jiri Behlolavek, Jonathan Darlington and Kenneth Montgomery.
Glenn made his conducting debut for Pittsburgh Opera in the 2008-09 production of Don Pasquale. In 2007 he made his debut at The Metropolitan Opera, assisting conductor Louis Langree with Iphigénie en Tauride, starring Susan Graham and Placido Domingo. He has also worked with the Washington National Opera, the Kennedy Center and Vancouver Opera, and is on the staff of the Santa Fe Opera.
Mr. Lewis holds a degree in piano performance from Ithaca College and an artist certificate in opera coaching and conducting from the University of Cincinnati College – Conservatory of Music.