Professor Gregory Berg teaches private voice at Carthage, and also helps to direct the opera program in cooperation with music theater coordinator Corinne Ness. He also teaches Vocal Diction and Literature and Opera History, and in the past has taught Exploring Music, Popular Music in America, and Oral Skills. He enjoys serving as principal accompanist for the Carthage Choir as well as for students in many of their recitals, juries and departmental performances. Prof. Berg has had two anthems – “Great and Glorious Light’ and “Shepherd’s Gloria” published by Hal Leonard.
Prof. Berg has performed with the prestigious Lyric Opera Center for American Artists. His awards as a singer include four first-place finishes in state and/or regional NATS competitions, and he was a district winner of the 1984 Metropolitan Opera Auditions. He is a familiar voice to many people in Southeastern Wisconsin because of his on-air work with WGTD FM 91.1, the local NPR affiliate, for whom he hosts a daily interview program.
Prof. Berg earned his M.A. in vocal performance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his B.A. in music and religion from Luther College. He came to Carthage in 1991. Read more.
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