Gregory Martin, Music Teacher
Gregg joined Capital City in 2009. He holds a Master of Music in Composition with an emphasis on Stage Music from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and a Bachelor of Science in Music Technology from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in Musicology (music history) with a minor in Philosophy.
Gregg began his teaching career as Director of Percussion at Mohonasen Senior High School in Schenectady, New York in 1993. He was a Band Director at Hammond Middle School in Alexandria, VA and has been on the Faculty as a Guest Lecturer at The Catholic University of America.
Gregg is also a professional composer. He has received grants from The New York State Council for the Arts, The American Composer Forum and The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation. He has composed opera, stage music and electronica for orchestras, film, choirs and small ensembles.
Previously, Gregg was the Technical Director for Lean & Hungry Theater, which produces radio Shakespeare plays that have been featured on WAMU, and the General Manager for Limelight Theatre and Opera Alterna.
Gregg has presented a number of papers and has lectured on Music History, Music Theory, Theatre Arts, Modern Music and Music Education to a number of organizations and university groups in the greater DC area.