Gregory Pittman is an award-winning music educator in Lexington County, South Carolina. As a choral conductor in South Carolina and Texas, his choirs have earned Superior ratings in adjudicated festivals and his students routinely earn acceptance into auditioned honor choirs throughout the Southeast. He is a 2017 GRAMMY® Music Educator Award nominee and is a past President of the South Carolina Music Educators Association Choral Division. From 2004 to 2011, he was Adjunct Professor of Music at Charleston Southern University where he taught voice, music education, music appreciation, and directed CSU’s men’s choir. In addition to his work as a choral conductor, Mr. Pittman has produced and directed the music for musicals such as My Fair Lady; Les Misérables; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; and Little Shop of Horrors.
Mr. Pittman maintains an active performance schedule. He is a principal tenor for The King’s Counterpoint, a professional choral ensemble based in Charleston, South Carolina, and is on the choral staff of Charleston’s historic Old St. Andrews Parish Church. He has also appeared with other professional ensembles, including the Taylor Festival Choir and the Cecilia Ensemble, and has performed back-up vocals for touring artists Andy Williams, Lori Morgan, and Charlies Daniels.
Mr. Pittman has performed in many spectacular venues, including New York City’s Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; Bethlehem, Israel, where he performed Handel’s Messiah on Christmas Eve; and choral residencies at Canterbury Cathedral and Westminster Abbey.
Mr. Pittman’s extra-musical interests include the study and practice of leadership, productivity, and parliamentary procedure.
Mr. Pittman holds Bachelor of Music degree in music education, a Master of Music degree in conducting, and a Master of Education degree in administration and supervision. He has extensive additional studies in psychology and counseling.