Help us celebrate our 60th anniversary year with Now I walk in beauty: A concert of music by Gregg Smith. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 7:30 PM Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music. Admission is free. Click the link below for more details.
Gregg Smith Receives George Perrin Prize
Gregg was honored to be the first recipient of the George Perrin Prize given by Dennis Keene's Voices of Ascension at their Silver Jubilee 25th Anniversary Benefit Concert and Gala on Wednesday evening, November 12th, 2014. The Perrin Prize is awarded for lifetime contribution to the arts and is named for George Perrin, longtime supporter of Voices of Ascension whose bequest in honor of Robert Lowder provides annual concert funding.
Host - Elliot Forrest, Broadcaster and Producer, WQXR presented the award to Gregg Smith, Founder of the Gregg Smith Singers - a man who has had a major impact on the professional choral world.
GSS Complete Discography
We are proud to present a comprehensive discography detailing the vast recording history of The Gregg Smith Singers as a group and individual members of GSS thanks to funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and the meticulous work of Michael Sherwin.
The Stravinsky Years:
This website project was funded in part with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
GSS is expanding this website to include a Chronology which will list our major musical events year by year with selections from important recordings over 54 years as well as pictures and archival programs. This continuing project starts with our new year-by-year timeline. Visit the GSS Chronology page to see it and check back for updates as we add pictures, audio, and video.
"Gregg Smith is one of the great choral conductors of our time"
The Singers are one of the most recorded classical choirs in the world with over 130 albums, cassettes, and CDs produced during their existence. Although the Singers have offered hundreds of workshops for conductors, singers and teachers in the past, the main focus in recent years has been toward composers - mainly in the form of readings. In the past decade they have read nearly 300 new works and performed and recorded 60 of them. read more...