GREGORY PITTMAN, Principal Tenor
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 serves as 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 appears regularly with The King’s Counterpoint, a professional choral ensemble based in Charleston, South Carolina. He has also appeared with other professional choral ensembles including the Taylor Festival Choir, also based in Charleston, and the Cecilia Ensemble, based in Augusta, Georgia. He is on the choral staff of Charleston’s Old St. Andrews Parish Church.
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.