Glenn Asch

Second Violin

Violinist Glenn Asch and his wife, Laurie, met playing string quartets at UW Madison. Laurie now teaches orchestra and chorus for Milwaukee Public Schools, and the two are now East-side empty-nesters with three kids in college.

Glenn has played violin with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra since 1980 and demonstrates great fluency in various violin performance styles, including bluegrass, Celtic, Texas swing, be-bop, fusion, Hindustani (East Indian) and African (Senegalese). You can check him out on YouTube. He plays in the Jason Seed Stringtet and in the Chris Hanson Band, which performs swing music.

Glenn Asch is a local boy who attended Kewaskum High School and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. He earned a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Masters in Performance with Ralph Evans at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.