Matthew D Gregg
Campuses and Colleges
Degrees and Schools
- Bachelor of Music, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- Master of Music, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Matthew Gregg is the Director of Bands at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He conducts the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and is the Director of the Marching Pioneers, in addition to teaching Horn and Instrumental Conducting.
Prior to holding this position, Mr. Gregg was a Band Director at Oconomowoc High School where he was listed twice in the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers. He has conducted and performed at several music conventions including the National Band Association – Wisconsin Chapter, Wisconsin Music Educators Association and the College Band Directors National Association. Prior to his work in Oconomowoc, he earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Master of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin. He has also served as the Director of Bands at Cambridge High School and Nikolay Middle School.
Matthew’s performance and instructional experience include a long history in the drum & bugle corps circuit where he was a performer and soloist with the Madison Scouts from 1988-1994 and a brass instructor and administrator from 1995-2003. In 2007, he served as the corps’ Program Coordinator. He was also involved in the administrative, creative, educational and performing elements of the Madison Scouts Alumni Reunion Project that performed in Camp Randall Stadium in August of 2006. Mr. Gregg was also a brass instructor and designer for Capital Sound Drum & Bugle Corps and served as the Corps Director from 2001-2002. In 2002, he won the Drum Corps International Division II Director of the Year award. His teaching experience has allowed him the opportunity to travel across the United States and abroad as an instructor, performer, and clinician.
Matthew has a number of musical arrangements and compositions to his credit including works for orchestra, concert, marching and jazz band, as well as various chamber ensembles. Mr. Gregg has also earned a number of credits as a horn player. He is currently a member of Ensemble Nouveau and Rountree Ensemble, professional chamber groups in residence at UW-Platteville. He has won several competitions, scholarships, and awards for instrumental performance including six consecutive years as a Drum Corps International Solo & Ensemble Champion.