Glen Hicks

Grad Teaching Assistant
Graduate Assistant/Associate

Student Information

Graduate Student
Music (Musicology)
Herberger Institute


Glen Wayne Hicks is a native of Springville, Utah. After completing a baccalaureate degree in Music Education from Southern Utah University, he attended Arizona State University where he received a Masters degree in Music History and Literature before pursuing a Ph.D. in Musicology. He has presented his research at the annual conference of the Society for American Music (2019) and at regional meetings of the American Musicological Society (2014, 2018). Hicks was awarded graduate teaching assistantships in both his Masters and Doctoral degrees and is the recipient of a graduate fellowship from Arizona State University as well as the Stellhorn Memorial Award. Hickss research on the music of the Rocky Mountain Rendezvous from 1825 to 1840 will be included in the proposed Oxford Handbook of Community Singing edited by Esther Morgan-Ellis and Kay Norton.

After teaching music and ensemble classes at the elementary, middle, and high school levels for approximately seven years, Hicks was contracted as an instructor of record at Arizona State University where he taught the undergraduate survey course in the history of Western music from antiquity to 1750. Hicks is also an organist and active as a board member of the Utah Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. He is also a member of the Society for American Music, the American Musicological Society, and the American Society for Aesthetics.


Ph.D. Musicology, Arizona State University, 2020

M.A. Music History and Literature, Arizona State University, 2014

B.Mus. Music Education, Southern Utah University, 2010


Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
MHL 341 Music History I

Professional Associations

The American Society for Aesthetics (2019-present)

The College Music Society (2017-present)

The American Guild of Organists (2013-present)

American Musicological Society (2012-present)

The Society for American Music (2012-present)