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Gregory J. Geehern is a choral conductor, baritone, and pianist currently pursuing a Doctor of Music degree at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. He is an honors graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music (MM) and College of the Holy Cross (BA), where he was awarded the John E. Brooks Music Scholarship and the Meghan Aherne Vocal Scholarship.
Greg has studied choral conducting with Amy Lieberman, Ann Howard Jones, Robert Porco, William Jon Gray, John Poole, Carmen Helena Tellez, John Nelson, Dale Warland, Gary Wedow, and Vance George. In the summers of 2007 and 2008, Greg was selected as a choral-conducting apprentice at the Berkshire Choral Festival, where he coached with conductors Grant Gershon, David Hayes, Craig Jessop and Kent Tritle. In 2005, Greg coached with Maria Guinand (Schola Cantorum de Caracas), composer Osvaldo Golijov and soprano Dawn Upshaw for the Lilly Foundation concert Voices of the Spirit.
Greg was the staff baritone soloist and assistant conductor of the Schola Cantorum at the College of the Holy Cross. He was also a member of the choir of Trinity Church in the City of Boston. He sang with the vocal quartet Quatrain, which performed at the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s open house in 2006.
Greg’s piano performances have included solo concerts, chamber music, and choral accompaniment. He participated in a Bach piano performance workshop with noted performer and scholar Raymond Erickson (City University of New York) in 2005. In the summers of 1998 and 1999, Greg studied piano at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. Among the highlights of his piano studies at Holy Cross were his performances as soloist in the Steinway Dedication Concert, and with the Holy Cross Chamber Orchestra.