Greg Bowers is active as a composer, performer, and director in a variety of genres. He is currently Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition at the College of William and Mary. His creative work includes concert music, musical theater, multimedia, and performance art and he is currently pursuing research in film music cognition and other forms of interdisciplinary art.
Bowers has degrees from Yale University, University of Washington, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and Lewis and Clark College. His work has received awards from the Regional Arts and Culture Council of Portland OR, and the New York Foundation for the Arts.
His concert music has been performed internationally by such diverse groups as Halcyon Trio Oregon, ad libitum (Budapest), soprano Christine Schadeberg, and the Sichuan Conservatory of Music (Cheng Du, PR China).
His multimedia work, which mixes film, theater, and music, has been seen at On The Boards (Seattle WA), Echo Theatre (Portland OR), and as a featured performance at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Additionally, he is Director of the William and Mary Hy-Per ARTS Ensemble, a student performance art group that tours regionally, most recently to the Yale School of Drama and Brooklyn’s Monkeytown.
Recent musical theatre productions include: (Don’t) Go Home for the Holidays, premiered in 2007 at New York City’s June Havoc Theatre and, most recently, Lewis and Alice: A Story of Wonderland, commissioned by Children’s Educational Theatre (Salem OR), premiered July 2009.