Gregg Pauley was born and raised in Southern California where his piano studies began at the age of four. A graduate of The University of Southern California (BM, 1989) and Mason Gross School of the Arts (MM, 1991), Mr. Pauley's primary teacher was world renowned pianist Ilana Vered. In addition to his work with Ms. Vered, Mr. Pauley had the good fortune and pleasure of working with many other great artists including Andre Watts and Jean-Yves Thibodet. In addition to participating in festivals in Aspen (1986-87) and Rutgers Summerfest (1990-1994), Mr. Pauley served as Director of Programs for Music Fest Perugia (2008-2012).
He has performed extensively throughout the US including performances at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall (Lincoln Center), Merkin Hall, Steinway Hall, and Yamaha Artist Studios in New York City. In addition, Mr. Pauley has performed in venues from Maine to Florida to California, as far north as Calgary, Canada (Jack Singer Auditorium). During his tenure as Director of Programs at Musicfest Perugia, Mr. Pauley was a featured soloist in concerts at the Sala dei Notari and the Basilica di San Pietro. He has also made concerto appearances with the Portland Symphony (Maine), the Granite State Symphony and NH Philharmonic, as well as many other orchestras throughout the eastern seaboard. Mr. Pauley has been heard on WNYC and WQXR (NYC), WEVO (NH), WKPM (ME) and on CBC radio and television in Calgary.
Mr. Pauley maintains two private studios in Swampscott, MA and Newmarket, NH. He is on the faculty at Vivace! International Music Festival (vivacefoundation.org) and is a former faculty member of Tufts University, St. Paul’s School and the Concord Community Music School. He is in demand as a masterclass teachers and competition adjudicator. Mr. Pauley resides in Swampscott, MA.