Sergeant Major Glenn West of Spokane, Washington, joined the West Point Band in September of 2004. Sgt. Maj. West’s previous military service includes duty with the 323rd Army Band in San Antonio, Texas, the USAREUR Band and Chorus in Heidelberg, Germany, and the Air National Guard Band of the Northwest in Spokane, Washington.
An avid chamber musician, Sgt. Maj. West has performed with several of the band's chamber groups, as well as on his own recitals and those of his colleagues. As a member of the West Point Woodwind Quintet, he has performed in several Western and Midwestern states. Most recently, he traveled with the group on a series of concerts and master classes in the Boston and Rockport, Massachusetts areas with notable performances at the Boston Fisher House and the Rockport Music Festival.
Since joining the West Point Band, Sgt. Maj. West has served in the positions of Double Reed Section Leader, Concert Band Brass/Percussion Group Leader, and currently serves as the band's Drum Major. Sgt. Maj. West performs on bassoon and saxophone with the Concert Band and Marching Band respectively.