A versatile musician, Dr. McGlothlin performs as a soloist and chamber musician with a diverse group of artists including flutist, clarinetists, violists, pianists, taped media, percussionists and orchestras. Also an active educator, Dr. McGlothlin gives masterclasses to chamber groups, soloists and ensembles throughout the United States.
As a conductor, Dr. McGlothlin currently leads the Concert and Jazz Ensembles at Fitchburg State University where she is the Director of Bands. She has been a guest conductor of the Quabbin Valley Music Festival Honors Band, the North Andover High School Wind Ensemble and Concert Band in Massachusetts, the NH Middle-Level Honors Saxophone Ensemble, and the Stone Bridge High School Wind Ensemble in Virginia. She is the former director of the University Band at Salem State University (2012-2018). Dr. McGlothlin is an avid participant in the marching arts and has served on the staff of the University of Florida Gator Marching Band, the Dracut High School Marching Band, and was the visual designer for the Andover High School Marching Band. She has led ensembles on tours in the United States and Ireland and was the organizer and founder of the Salem State University Saxophone and Woodwind Day clinics for middle and high school students.
Dr. McGlothlin is currently an Assistant Professor and Director of Bands at Fitchburg State University and is the musical director of Clan MacPherson Pipes and Drums of Lawrence, MA.