Director

Greg has proudly served as Director of Austin Harmony since January 2019.  From 2011 to 2018, Greg served as the front-line music director of The Capital Chordsmen [capitalchordsmen.com], the chorus of the Tallahassee, FL chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS). [www.barbershop.org].  Under his artistic leadership, the chorus had achieved the highest scores for the chapter in a Sunshine District chorus competition, including one 2nd place and two 3rd place finishes, as well as Most Improved Chorus. In 2015, he earned the status as a Barbershop Harmony Society Certified Director, and was named Barbershopper of the Year for the Tallahassee Chapter in 2017.  As a quartet singer, his recent awards include singing tenor with Headline (Sunshine District 2nd Place Quartet, 2017), On a Whim (Florida Novice Barbershop Quartet Champions, 2015), and Capital Edition (inaugural Florida Mixed Barbershop Quartet Champions, 2015). Greg is a member of The Marcsmen [www.marcsmen.org], where he serves on the music team as tenor section leader. He keeps an active schedule with the Association of eXtreme Quartet Harmony Brigades, recently guest directing AXQHB Rally Choruses in Minnesota, North Carolina, and Texas.

Greg recently earned his Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting at Texas State University [www.txstate.edu].  He earned the Bachelor of Music Education and the Specialized Study Certificate in Sacred Music from Florida State University [www.fsu.edu]. He has taught for several music curricula at the elementary through high school levels, in public and private institutions, and in urban, suburban and rural locations. He currently serves as the Choir Director at First United Methodist Church of Lockhart, Texas [firstmethodistlockhart.org]. A member of BHS, ACDA, NCCO, NAfME, AGO, FUMMWA, Handbell Musicians of America, and an honorary member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, he maintains an active schedule as a baritone solo/choral vocalist, guest conductor/clinician, and adjudicator.