Greg Cleveland is in his 28th year teaching vocal music at Walled Lake Western High School. He teaches six choirs, plus conducts the Huge Men’s Choir and the Europe Tour Choir. He taught previously at Clawson High School as well as in Hitachi, Japan, where he met his wife. Greg holds degrees in Vocal Music Education and in Music Theory and History from Seattle Pacific University, as well as a Masters Degree in Vocal Music Education from Eastern Michigan University.
Mr. Cleveland was selected by his administration both at Walled Lake Western and at Clawson as Teacher of the Year, a total of three times. He was honored in 2002 by his MSVMA colleagues as the Michigan Vocal Music Teacher of the Year. He has conducted the MSVMA TTBB State Honors Choir in 2000 and 2008 and most recently conducted the SATB State Honors Choir in 2012.
While at Western, Mr. Cleveland’s choirs have toured and performed in Chicago, Toronto and New York City. They tour Europe and have performed in cathedrals, theaters and at competitions in Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, England, Scotland, the Czech Republic. Recently, the traveling choir toured to Italy in April 2017 and performed again at St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican and for the first time, St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice.
Greg and his wife, Peggy, have three wonderful daughters, a son-in-law and a most charming granddaughter, Evelyn. Thank you to my family for continuing to be my support and inspiration over all these years.