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Thomas A. Gregg (Tenor)

Born: Milford Center, Ohio, USA

The American tenor, Thomas A. Gregg, holds degrees from Capital University, the University of Michigan, and the doctor of musical arts degree from the Ohio State University. He also studied at the Professional Studies Program at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Gregg is currently on leave of absence, working on a diploma in early music at the Longy School of Music.

An experienced performer in all styles of vocal music, Thomas A. Gregg has been a tenor soloist with many choral, opera, and early music groups throughout the eastern USA. He has performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the New Orleans Opera, the Mississippi Opera, the Cincinnati Choral Society, the Orchestra of New Spain in Dallas, in addition to many other choral and early music ensembles. He presented Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin at the 1993 Fontana Chamber Music Festival in Michigan; in Ohio he has performed with the Columbus Symphony, Opera Columbus, Cantari Singers and the Early Interval. In 1985 he was a tenor soloist with the Choir of Boys and Men at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

Thomas A. Gregg was a national semifinalist in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Artist Award competition in 1989, a finalist prizewinner in the Opera/Columbus operatic competition in 1988 and a finalist prizewinner in the Washington International Competition for Singers in 1986. In the summer of 1993 he received a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship to attend the Aston Magna Academy at Rutgers University. He has also participated in the Baroque Performance Institute at Oberlin College, the French Art Song Week at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, the Bach Aria Festival and Institute at Stony Brook, New York, and the Kent/Blossom Music School at Kent State University.

Thomas A. Gregg is associate professor of music at the University of Mississippi, where he teaches voice, vocal literature, and vocal pedagogy. He is coordinator for graduate studies in music, a co-director of the Mississippi Early Music Ensemble (MEME), and president of the Eta Nu chapter of the Society of Pi Kappa Lambda.

Source: The University of Mississippi Website (March 1999)
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Aryeh Oron (August 2001)

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BWV 248

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