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Gregory Riley

Gregory Riley

Biography

Gregory Riley is based in New York City and Philadelphia and is a native of Birmingham.  Greg’s Broadway performances include Frozen, The Prince of Broadway, Bandstand, and (Revival).  Other performances include Hercules (The Public Theater – Central Park, Delacorte Theater), The Radio City Christmas Spectacular Orchestra. Regional Theater; Hello Dolly, Motown, A Chorus Line, The Wizard of Oz, Ain’t Misbehavin, Chicago, and Annie.

Orchestra and Opera performances include The Philly Pops, The Ocean City Pops, The Los Angeles Opera Orchestra (Werther, La Boheme, Tristan und Isolde), VoxAmaDeus, and The Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra.

Recording and Television credits include, FX’s Fosse/Verdon, CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Twin Peaks, Melrose Place, Celine Dion (Taking Chances), LL Cool J (Exit 13), VoxAmaDeus (Porgy and Bess, and An American in Paris), Keiko Matsui (Live), John Tesh (Discovery), Frozen, Bandstand, and The Prince of Broadway (cast recordings).

Performances with popular artists include Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones and His Orchestra, Ray Charles Orchestra, Patti Austin, James Ingram, Teena Marie, Chaka Khan, Frankie Valli, The Temptations, Rufus Wainwright, Hugh Jackman, The Four Tops, Patti LaBelle, Tevin Campbell, and Dr. Dre.

Greg holds degrees from University of Southern California, DMA; University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, MM; University of Alabama, BS.

Greg has taught at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Azusa Pacific University, and Pepperdine University.

 

 

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Philadelphia/Mid-Atlantic

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Music Assistant
  • Music Transcriber
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution

My Instruments

  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet
  • Contrabassoon
  • Flute
  • Piano
  • Piccolo
  • Saxophone

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
  • THE RECORDING ACADEMY

Pronouns

  • He/Him