Dr. Greg Hurley - String Instruments
Greg Hurley is Associate Professor of music at East Carolina University and is active as a music educator, clinician, and violist. Prior to his appointment at ECU, Dr. Hurley was faculty member and the chair of music education at the University or Northern Colorado Dr. Hurley has served as President of the both the Colorado and North Carolina Units of the American String Teachers Association. Dr. Hurley received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, where he was a teaching assistant and co-conductor of the All-University String Orchestra. He taught seven years in the Wake County (NC) Public Schools and was a conductor and teacher with the University of Texas String Project. He has published in the Dialogue of Instrumental Music Education, Quarterly Journal of Music Teaching and Learning, and the American String Teacher. Editor of the String Syllabus, Volume I for the American String Teachers Association, Dr. Hurley has also contributed to Teaching Music through Performance in Orchestra, and Applying Research to Teaching and Playing String Instruments. Dr. Hurley has been a guest conductor and clinician for orchestra festivals around the US and Middle East. He has performed as a member of the Greensboro Symphony, Austin Symphony, Madison Symphony, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, and was principal violist with the Greeley Philharmonic.
Dr. Hurley received the Master of Music degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.