Faculty Bio -  Gregory Dinger

Gregory Dinger

Title(s): Adjunct Faculty
Department: Music


Gregory Dinger
Contact Information
Phone: 845-679-8773 (H) 
Office location: Stone Ridge Campus, Vanderlyn Hall 146
Email: GreguitarD@aol.com  & dingerg@sunyulster.edu
Links: www.gregdingerguitar.com

Degree Information
B.M. (with honors), New England Conservatory of Music, 1980

Courses Taught
Applied Music (guitar & bass guitar)
Guitar Ensemble
Mixed Instrument Ensemble
Intro to Guitar
Rock Music History
Topics in Music, Music Theory, Music History

Primary area of expertise
As a highly trained & experienced classical guitarist my expertise is in the performance (techniques & interpretation) of composed guitar music, as well as teaching it to players of varying skill levels, as well as arranging for the guitar (solo & in ensemble settings), including “non-classical” styles.

Honors and Awards
DSA award from SUNY New Paltz, School of Fine & Performing Arts (2015)
Performed concerti (Guitar Concerto by Villa-Lobos, “Fantasia para un Gentilhombre” and “Concierto de Aranjuez” by Rodrigo) with the Woodstock Chamber Orchestra, Luis Garcia-Renart, conductor

Publications and Presentations 
CD: “Reverie” with The Arabesque Trio (2008)
“Paduana” by E. Reusner/arr. G. Dinger and 4 Mazurkas, Op. 17 by F. Chopin/arr. G. Dinger, published by Music Arts Graphics

Volunteer Work or Group Affiliations 
 Woodstock Chamber Orchestra, President of the Board of Directors
Mid-Hudson Classical Guitar Society, Member, Board of Directors
Ars Choralis (Professional Choral Ensemble), Member, Singer, Guitarist, Arranger
“Artist Within” Series for Ars Choralis, Coordinator 

Faculty of Music at SUNY New Paltz and Bard College
Faculty for SUNY Ulster Continuing Education courses
Teacher of Kung Fu at the Mountainview Studio in Woodstock, N.Y.  
Member, Player in, Arranger for Arabesque Trio, SAGAD Trio (on hiatus), Catskill Mt. Renaissance Consort, and formerly:  Cantilena (flute & guitar duo), Woodstock Renaissance (vocal ensemble)





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