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Dr. Susan Hurley-Glowa

Dr. susan Hurley-Glowa

Dr. Susan Hurley-Glowa, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Department of Music



Ph.D. from Brown University
MA Brown University
MM University of Louisville
BM Potsdam College, State University of New York

CV/VITAE: Susan Hurley-Glowa

Classes Taught:

Music History, Music Appreciation, French Horn

Joined UTB:


Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Susan Hurley-Glowa is an ethnomusicologist who teaches world music, Western art music, and studio horn. She holds a Ph.D. and MA in musicology (concentration in ethnomusicology) from Brown University. Susan began her study of music as a hornist, completing degrees in Performance at the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam (BM), the University of Louisville (MM), and the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg, Germany (Advanced Performance Certificate). Her horn teachers include Roy Schaberg and the renowned British soloist Ifor James. Susan has played horn in many professional orchestras in America and Germany over the years. A highly respected ethnomusicologist, she has published numerous articles and a documentary film on her research specialty, music of the Cape Verde Islands (W. Africa). She will be heading the newly established Center of Excellence at UTB with a concentration on Hispanic music.

Previous Experience:

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Franklin & Marshall College, St. Lawrence University

Personal Website:


Office Hours -
Fall 2014

                Tuesday & Thursday:  

12:30-1:30 p.m.  

 Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Office: Eidman Hall 202
Phone: (956) 882-5787
                Department: (956) 882-8247

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