School of Music, Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan

Glenn Bering



Glenn Bering began playing the bass at 13 and eventually earned degrees in classical double bass from Eastern Michigan University and a Masters Degree from the University of Michigan in Music Composition.

While at U-M he performed in the Javanese and Japanese music ensembles. Outside the university he performed as a bassist and percussionist with musicians from a variety of cultures, including Arabic, Irish, Russian and North Indian.

Additional musical endeavors include community orchestras as a double bassist, as well as performing in groups specializing in swing, jazz, bluegrass and flamenco.

Glenn has provided percussion accompaniment as well as ambient piano improvisation for the U-M Department of Dance since 1995 as well as professional photography for dance performances.