Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. in Music Education
Mr. Gregory A. Shreckengost
Mr. Greg Shreckengost was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania about half way between Pittsburgh and Lake Erie. He as been playing the Baritone Horn/ Euphonium and has been involved in music since 1984. After graduation from high school, Greg went on to study Music Education and performance at Indiana Univeristy of Pennsylvania (1993-1998). Mr. Shreckengost holds a Bachelor's of Science in Music Education from Clarion Univeristy of Pennsylvania (2004).
Instrumentally, Mr. Shreckengost has played in Concert Band, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble, Pit Orchestra, Community Bands (most currently with The Onslow Winds- Bass Trombone/ Euphonium, Baritone Horn & Tuba) and Trombone with the Delmont Community Band based in Westmoreland County, PA, County, District, Regional and State Bands. He has also participated in several small ensembles: Brass Quintet, Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, Euphonium Quartet, Brass Choir, Low Brass Ensemble and Trombone Choir. Mr. Shreckengost has been the Assistant Marching Band Director for Redbank Valley High School (2000 & 2001) in New Bethlehem, PA; Director of Bands at Union Hill High School, Union City, NJ (2005); currently the Director of Bands at Richlands High School, Richlands, NC (2007-present).
Vocally, Mr. Shreckengost has sang with many choral groups and has been the Conductor and Music Director for New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, New Bethlehem, PA, and the Chorus Director at Dixon Middle School in Holly Ridge, NC. Mr. Shreckengost has also served as choir director for Sneads Ferry First United Methodist Church, Currently Mr. Shreckengost is the Music Director at Northwoods United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, NC.
Mr. Shrecekngost has also directed several musicals which include: Cinderella, The Sound of Music, Guys and Dolls, Bye Bye Birde, Into the Woods, Beauty and the Beast, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Les Miserables, AIDA, Thoroughly Modern Millie, High School Musical and Fiddler on the Roof. Mr. Shreckengost is also currently serving as Department of Fine Arts Chair for Richlands High School, served as Chair of the North Carolina Bandmasters Association Eastern District 9/10 Honors Band (2012-2020) and served as President for District 14 of the North Carolina Music Educators Association. Mr. Shreckengost also served as guest conductor of the Onslow Winds fall 2019 concert season. He has also served as the guest conductor for the 9/10 Onslow County Honors Band in 2021.
Mr. Shreckengost holds affiliations with the North Carolina Bandmasters Association Eastern District, North Carolina Music Educators Association, National Association for Music Education, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraterninty Inc.