GREG MATTESON is a collaborative pianist, music director, and arranger/composer. Recently, Greg was the associate music director of A Christmas Carol – The Live Radio Play at the Alliance Theatre. Previously he was the associate music director of Maybe Happy Ending (2020), and music director and conductor/pianist of Ride the Cyclone (2019) at the Alliance Theatre, for which he was nominated for the Suzi Bass “Best Musical Direction” award. Other projects with the Alliance include Max Makes a Million (2019) and Ever After (2019). Greg has also served as music director for the theater department at Clayton State University, as well as for the Georgia State University Opera program.
Currently an Artist Affiliate in Collaborative Piano at Emory University, Greg accompanies private voice lessons and the University Chorus, and is a vocal coach for the music department. He also accompanies classes at Atlanta Ballet and is an active chamber recitalist.
Greg holds a BA in Piano from Emory University and an MM in Collaborative Piano from NYU Steinhardt. He is the recipient of the Steinway Society of Atlanta Scholarship and the John Philip Sousa Award. His arrangements have received national acclaim and such honors as ICCA’s Outstanding Arrangement award and CASA’s Best Collaborative Recording award.