Australian violinist Glenn Christensen was born and raised in the regional Queensland town of Mackay, where he received his early music education through the Suzuki Method with local teacher Diane Powell. Glenn then studied with Michele Walsh at the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Music, First Class Honours. He was also the first person ever to be awarded the three highest prizes – the Conservatorium Medal, the Music Medal and the University Medal.
From late 2020, Glenn has appeared as Principal 2nd Violin with Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. From 2014 to 2020, Glenn was a core member of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and has held the position of Principal First Violin in the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Concertmaster of the Australian Youth Orchestra. He has performed as Guest Concertmaster or Principal with each of these orchestras, as well as the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist, Glenn has performed with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and the Metropolitan Orchestra, Sydney. He was a finalist in the 2014 ABC Young Performer Awards, and in 2009 won every category in the prestigious Kendall National Violin Competition.