Gregory Grispart Educational/Performance Resume

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Gregory Grispart

Educational/Performance Resume
Street Address: 1062 Windlass Drive, Manahawkin, NJ 08050,

(C) 732.925.0825


Maynard Ferguson Institute of Jazz, Rowan University

Master of Jazz Studies/Performance

Date of graduation: May, 2016

Major Instrument: Saxophone
Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts

Bachelor of Music, Music Education Concentration

Date of graduation: May 16, 2006

Major Instrument: Clarinet

Woodbridge High School, Woodbridge, New Jersey, 2001
Teaching Experience
9/1/2006 to Present

Middletown Board of Education, NJ

Ocean Avenue Elementary, Middletown Village Elementary, New Monmouth Elementary, Bayview Elementary

Grade Levels Taught: 4th and 5th Grade Instrumental Music

  • Instructed students on all woodwinds, brass and percussion instruments.

  • Organized end of year performances in all schools.

  • Organized winter caroling and sing-along performances.

9/1/2013 to 12/20/2013

Kean University, Conservatory of Music
Position: Adjunct Professor

  • Conducted clarinet and saxophone studio lessons in both jazz and classical genres.

Spring 2009

Central Jersey Music Education Association Elementary Honors Band

Selected music for and conducted the “Red Band”

Private Teaching

Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute, Piano, Jazz/Classical Music Theory

Students have auditioned for and performed with New Jersey Region and All State Symphonic Bands, Wind Ensembles and Jazz Bands
Praxis II, Music Content Knowledge: Passed, 175

Member of NAFME

Member of American Federation of Musicians Local 204-373
Piccolo, Flute, Eb Clarinet, Bb Clarinet, A Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Tin Whistles, Accordion, Piano/Keyboards

Private Instructors

Anthony Pasquale, Vadim Lando, Dr. Maureen Hurd, Ayako Oshima


Gerry Cappuccio, Larry McKenna, Denis DiBlasio

Performance Experience

Rutgers University Symphony Band

Grammy – nominated Rutgers University Wind Ensemble (Carnegie Hall Performance)

Rutgers University Philharmonia, Principal Clarinet

Rutgers Symphony Orchestra

Kean University Wind Ensemble

National Wind Ensemble, H. Robert Reynolds, conductor (Carnegie Hall Performance)

The New Jersey Pops/Spirit of America Symphonic Pops, AFM local 248

The Garden State Symphonic Band, AFM local 204-373 Chris Pedersen, conductor

The Garden State Concert Band, Dominick Ferrara, conductor

The Immaculate Conception Symphony Orchestra, Phillip Stephani, conductor

The Jenkinson’s Festival Orchestra, Principal Clarinet

The Redmond Woodwind Chamber Ensemble

The Metropolitan Woodwind Ensemble

The Florida Keys Chamber Orchestra


The Eddie Testa Band

Union Groove

Cold Flavor Repair

Backup Jackson

Main Line Affair

Danny V’s 52nd Street Tribute to Billy Joel

Chris Daniels and the Proof

The Holme Band


The Duprees

Lou Christie

Lenny Welch

The Four Lads

The Four Aces

Sonny Geracie

The Skyliners

Shirley Alston Reeves
Jazz/Big Band:

Rutgers Jazz Ensemble Too

The Jazz Lobsters

The Fun Bunch Big Band

The Brookdale Big Band

The John Somers Dream Orchestra

The Jimmie Dean Big Band

The Straight Ahead Big Band

Big Band Evolution

The Jenkinson’s Big Band

The Westfield Dixie All Stars

The Encore Big Band

The Blue Tiger Jazz Band

The Jazz Celebration Big Band

Full Count Big Band

QED Trio

Free Speech Trio

Gary Mazzaroppi

Rick Michel

The New York Klezmer Ensemble

Oys In The Hood Klezmer Band

Bessarabian Break Down with Jim Guttman

Performance Venues:

Carnegie Hall, Hammerstein Ball Room, House of Blues at Showboat of Atlantic City, Tropicana of Atlantic City, Resorts of Atlantic City, The Hilton of Atlantic City, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, PNC Bank Arts Center, Izod Center, Count Basie Theater, The State Theater of New Jersey, The Strand Theater, The Metropolitan Museum of Natural History, Union County Arts Center, Westbury Music Fair, The Keswick Theater, The Patchogue Theater, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, TD Bank Ball Park, The Bickford Theater, The Grand Opera House of Wilmington, The Lyric Opera House of Baltimore, Trumpets Jazz Club, Chris’s Jazz Club of Philadelphia, The Ritz Carlton of Philadelphia, Kenny’s Castaways, Village Lantern, Sullivan Hall, The Bitter End, The Stone Pony, The Wonder Bar among many others.

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