Originally from Easterhouse
in Glasgow Jennifer McGlone has been involved in traditional
music since 1995 when she attended her first tin whistle
class organised by Easterhouse Arts Project. Jennifer progressed
through these classes, becoming a member of the management
committee of Easterhouse Arts Project and then in 1998 becoming
a tutor for the project, teaching tin whistle at the weekly
adult and youth classes, and also in the local primary schools.
It was at this point that she decided to pursue career in
the Arts Sector.
In the next few years while studying
for her BA in Community Arts she worked for the following
organisations, Easterhouse Arts Project (Tutor), Greater
Easterhouse Arts Team (Youth worker), Sounds of Progress
(tutor assistant), South Lanarkshire Council (tutor, Arts
Development Officer Assistant), Celtic Connections (Education
Officer Assistant, festival assistant, tutor). She graduated
in 2002 and went onto work as Traditional Music Officer
for South Lanarkshire Council until April 2004, when she
joined ALP Scots Music Group (SMG) as Education Development
Worker until October 2006 when she left to work Freelance.
Jennifer set up her own company Glow
Arts in January 2006 which specialises in music agency,
events management & educaiton services for traditional