Experienced performer and two-time UNCSA Teaching Excellence award winner Greg Walter draws on his diverse singing background while teaching voice in the School of Drama. His performing credits include "Forever Plaid," "The Irish and How They Got That Way," "An Evening of Lerner and Lowe" and "Masterclass." Walter is also a UNCSA Summer Dance instructor in the Broadway and Commercial Dance Lab program.
I love what I do, I love music and I love singing. Most of all, I love helping others find such passion as I have.
- Original cast member in Chicago’s "Forever Plaid," 1994.
- Cast, pianist, musical director and arranger in the 13-month run of "The Irish and How They Got That Way" at the Mercury Theatre in Chicago, 1998. Walter received a Joseph Jefferson award nomination for Best Actor in a Revival.
- Tenor soloist with orchestra for "An Evening of Lerner and Lowe" at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago, conducted by Erich Kunzel in 2001.
- Composed the choral arrangement, "Down in the River to Pray," that was recorded by the Chicago Chamber Ensemble on their CD, "At the River," and the arrangement was chosen by the publishing company to be used to advertise the CD
- Was a part of the Northlight Theatre’s national tour of "Masterclass." Worked with music director Jeff Lewis, who previously taught in the UNCSA School of Drama.
Awards, Recognitions & Honors
- UNCSA Teaching Excellence Award, 2011 & 2015
- Encore Award for Alumni Excellence, Belmont University School of Music, 2014
- Joseph Jefferson Award for best ensemble for "Forever Plaid" 1995
- Theodore Presser Scholar in Music, Belmont University, 1986