Academic: American University, Washington, D.C.

Greg teaches in both the School of Communication and the Department of Performing Arts at AU, specializing in film, music recording and mixing. He has earned both a Master of Fine Arts and a Master of Arts.  He’s co-host of the AU web series “Greatest Scene Ever”, and in 2010 donated 2,500 sound effects to Bender Library for a collection that now bears his name.

Business: Owner, Pros from Dover Productions

PFD, in business for over 30 years, is a film and music production company with a diverse list of clients. Greg and PFD have worked on some of the most successful movies of all time for companies such as IMAX, Lucafilm, Pixar, EOP, Warner Bros., Paramount and many others.

Greg is proficient on a number of instruments in a variety of genres.  He has composed eight albums of his own music, and produced dozens of other albums for various artists.  He’s also composed music for a number of film soundtracks and for radio and TV programs.

Film: IMAX, Lucasfilm, etc.

Greg has worked on more than 50 feature and documentary films for Hollywood’s top film studios, including, most recently, Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, and many of Lucasfilm’s most successful franchises such as the Indiana Jones and Star Wars series as well.  He’s also the lead astronaut audio trainer for IMAX/NASA space projects and has recorded sound for many of IMAX’s award-winning space films, including Blue Planet, Destiny in Space and Mission to Mir.  One of Greg’s microphones and recorder used in IMAX space films is in the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

Journalism: NPR and CBS

Greg was a Senior Producer and Senior Editor for 20 years at National Public Radio in Washington, D.C., and worked on all of the network’s major news programs including All Things Considered and Morning Edition.  He’s also written program theme music for several NPR programs.  He is a staff recipient of both the DuPont Columbia and Peabody awards for NPR programming.

Greg also worked for two years as a staff producer for CBS News (TV) on the Washington desk.