Beverly Maurene Glenn, native of Detroit, is the daughter of Deacon Robert H. Glenn Sr. and Bonnie Glenn, and the third of seven very talented children. Raised in The Church of God in Christ, Beverly is a pioneer in Gospel Music.
Beverly's four greatest mentors were Fannie Maddox, Dr. Ollie McFarland, Rev. Columbus Mann and Dr. Mattie Moss Clark (with whom Bev toured as an organist and was featured at the piano on the gold record, "Salvation Is Free.") Having composed 150 Gospel songs, an anthem and a Christmas cantata for choir and chamber orchestra, Beverly has 10 albums to her credit as well as recognitiion in Ebony and Billboard magazines. The cover of her "Take Me Higher" album was nominated for a Dove Award.
Beverly Glenn has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Composition from Pitzer College, Claremont, California, Master of Arts degree in Church Music from Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Teacher Certification in Vocal Music, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan and 12 hours of Education Administration from Wayne State University--having also done graduate studies in Education at Georgia State University in Atlanta. She has served as a clinician for various choral music workshops--including The M.E.N.C. (Music Educator's National Conference).
Her music is played in 33 countries. Beverly's "Wedding Songs, etc., Vol.I" album can be seen and listened to at www.myspace.com/beverlymglenn which (in the profile section) also gives instructions on how to order it via several internet record stores, distributed by Tunecore.com.
Soon to be released (by May, 2012) is Beverly's book, an autobiography entitled Trained In The School of Hurt: The Adventures of Beverly Glenn which can be ordered from this website. Beverly's 10 Gospel albums include: "Coming Again So Soon, "Just Believe," "Find Yourself," "He's The One," "This Is Beverly Glenn," "Live In Philadelphia," "Blessed Assurance," "Take Me Higher," "There Is Hope," and live in Detroit, "Hide Yourself In Jesus." See the Discography page which includes a song list for each album listed.