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Group Instruction - Glen Johnson

Instrument/Department: Bagpipes

Joined Hochstein Faculty in: 2019


Glen has been playing the bagpipes for almost 20 years. He currently is the Pipe Major for the Gates Keystone Club Police Pipes and Drums; a ceremonial public safety band from Rochester NY.

Prior to joining the Gates Keystone Club Police Pipes and Drums, he was a member of the Northamption Guard Pipes and Drums. Glen has served in the fire service of the Town of Greece, as a firefighter, chief officer and commissioner for over 30 years.

Professionally he has worked in Information Technology for over 35 years as an analyst, project manager and developer. He holds Baccalaureate and Masters degrees from Rochester Institute of Technology.


More about Glen Johnson:

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Favorite things to do in Rochester area: Visit various spots in the Finger Lakes

When I’m not at Hochstein, you can find me: My wife says at band practice, or performances!

My favorite local restaurant: Mr. Dominics at the Lake

Favorite place(s) to travel: Scotland, Adirondacks

Favorite Movie: Schrek

What people would be surprised to know about me: I have been playing and/or coaching ice hockey for 50 years!