Glenda Austin is a recognized composer, arranger, pianist and teacher who writes piano music popular at all levels. Glenda graduated from the University of Missouri–Columbia with a bachelor’s degree in music education and a master’s degree in piano performance. As an elementary and high school music teacher, Glenda holds memberships in the Music Teachers National Association, Missouri Music Educators Association, Music Educators National Association, Missouri Music Teachers Association and the Joplin Piano Teachers Association.
Glenda is a frequent adjudicator and clinician, having presented workshops for teachers and students throughout the United States as well as Canada and Japan. In addition, she serves as an adjunct faculty member at Missouri Southern State University, accompanying jazz and choral groups as well as individual vocal students.