Glenn Schloss

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Glenn Schloss
Composer Glenn Schloss For Vibration Drum Circle Nyack New York 2015.png
Schloss leading drum circle in Nyack, New York in 2015.
Background information
Born (1972-07-01) 1 July 1972 (age 46)
Tappan, New York, United States
  • Television composer
  • film composer
  • musician
  • writer
  • drum circle facilitator
  • Drums
  • keyboards
  • piano
  • xylophone
Years active1994–present

Glenn Schloss (born July 1, 1972) is an American television & film composer, musician, entrepreneur, writer and drum circle facilitator.

Early life[edit]

Schloss was born and raised in Tappan, New York. He was musically inspired as a child by his parents and older brother. At age 7, he began playing the xylophone followed by the drums and keyboard. His early musical influences were Frank Zappa, Pat Metheny, Iron Maiden, John Coltrane, Stevie Wonder and Jimmy Hendrix.[1][2]


Schloss composed the theme music for the Emmy Award winning talk show, The View with writing and business partner, Erik Blicker.[3][4][5] His other television composing credits include: MSNBC's The McVeigh Tapes: Confessions of an American Terrorist,[6][7] The History Channel's Extreme History with Roger Daltrey,[8] MTV's Catfish: The TV Show, Spike TV's The Team, BBC's Never Mind The Buzzcocks, HBO's 30 by 30: Kid Flicks, VH1's Being, VH1's Rock Story, VH1's Rock Across America, VH1's The Greatest, NYC Media's The Big Quiz Thing and ESPN's Sports Center.[4][9]


Schloss's film composing credits include HBO's The Nine Lives of Marion Barry,[10][11] The Sundance Channel's Positive Voices: Matthew Cusick, MSNBC's The Assassination of Dr. Tiller, Synthetic Cinema International's Dark Haul, Breaking Glass Pictures' Gone and New Line Cinema's We Married Margo.[4]


Schloss formed the television music production company, G&E Music with business partner Erik Blicker in 1997. In 2004, Schloss, Blicker and Brian Quill created Flavorlab, a music production company for television, film, commercials and video games.[2][12][13][14][15]

Contributing writer[edit]

Schloss writes articles for the music production industry website,[16][17]

Drum circle facilitator[edit]

Schloss created For Vibration, a live drum circle and guided groove meditation in 2012 based in Nyack, New York.[1][18][19]

Personal life[edit]

Schloss is married to voice over actress Elena Schloss and they have three children.[18][20] Schloss is the brother of the Today Show's health and nutrition expert, Joy Bauer.[21]


  1. ^ a b Batson, Bill (November 7, 2015). "Local Arts Index: Glenn Schloss". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Erik Blicker & Glenn Schloss - Composers". 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  3. ^ "The View". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  4. ^ a b c "Glenn Schloss". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Erik Blicker". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  6. ^ Brian, Lowry (April 15, 2010). "Review: 'The McVeigh Tapes: Confessions of an American Terrorist'". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  7. ^ Davis, Victoria (April 28, 2010). "NYC's G&E Music Scores "The McVeigh Tapes" for MSNBC". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  8. ^ "G&E Covers Roger Daltrey on History Channel". February 17, 2004. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  9. ^ "GE Rocks Hard For ESPN". August 7, 2007. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  10. ^ Cockrell, Eddie (June 20, 2009). "Review: 'The Nine Lives of Marion Barry'". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  11. ^ "G&E Music Has Nine Lives". June 11, 2009. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  12. ^ "Erik Blicker Bio". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  13. ^ "Assemblies: Finding Your Voice/Finding Your Rhythm by Marlon Saunders & Glenn Schloss". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  14. ^ "We Are Flavorlab". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  15. ^ Brown, Janice (April 15, 2010). "NYC Audio Post Sweet Spot: Flavorlab". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  16. ^ Schloss, Glenn (May 3, 2012). "How Many Ways Can You Rock A Beat? A Multimedia Electronic Drumming Review Ft. FXpansion BFD & Geist". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  17. ^ Schloss, Glenn (February 16, 2011). "FXpansion GEIST: Beats In The New Year". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  18. ^ a b "Advising Artists: Glenn Schloss". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  19. ^ "Drink & Drum". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  20. ^ "Snuggling with Noodles: My First Interview". July 31, 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  21. ^ Bauer, Joy (2007). Prevention's 3-2-1 Weight Loss Plan: Eat Your Favorite Foods to Cut Cravings, Improve Energy, and Lose Weight. Rodale Books. p. vii.

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