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Gregory Pittman is a music educator and school administrator in Lexington County, South Carolina. As a choral music educator in South Carolina and Texas, his choirs have earned Superior ratings in adjudicated festivals. His students routinely earn acceptance into auditioned honor choirs throughout the Southeast. Many of Mr. Pittman’s students have continued their study of music at institutions such as The Juilliard School, and others now teach music in a public school setting, lead college vocal programs, and hold leading roles in Broadway productions.

Mr. Pittman 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 and 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. He is Assistant Director and 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 backup vocals for touring artists Andy Williams, Lori Morgan, and Charlie Daniels.

Aside from music, Mr. Pittman’s interests include the study and practice of leadership, productivity, and parliamentary procedure. He received the Distinguished Scouter Award for leadership in the Boy Scouts of America and was, at one time, a Dixie Youth baseball umpire.

Mr. Pittman holds a 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 is also certified in non-violent crisis intervention. His professional memberships include the South Carolina Association of School Administrators, ASCD (formerly Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development), the American Choral Directors Association, and the South Carolina Music Educators Association. He has extensive additional studies in psychology and counseling.