Music Director & Conductor
Glen Lebetkin, Music Director & Conductor, has been the director of the Danbury Centre Strings since 1999. The program, under his direction, continues to grow in size and popularity. Mr. Lebetkin was the music teacher at Ridgebury Elementary School from 1973 – 2008. He directed strings, band, chorus, general music, as well as musicals. Along with his wife Harriet, he directed Danbury Talent Education, a Suzuki School, for over 35 years. Mr. Lebetkin, a violinist, graduated cum laude from Ithaca College with a major in music education. He received his Master of Science degree from Western Connecticut State University, also with a major in music education. He is a recipient of many awards and honors recognizing his work on behalf of world health and hunger, and active community service.