Gregory Maytan Gregory Maytan has performed extensively in Europe and the US, playing about 50 recitals a year. Recent engagements include multiple performances of the Paganini, Sibelius, Bruch and Tchaikovsky Violin Concertos with orchestras in Nevada, Indiana, Michgan, South Dakota and Sweden. He has also performed as a soloist in the Paganini and Tchaikovsky concertos in tours throughout China, Austria, Hungary and Slovakia. He has also recently been invited to perform as a soloist with the Kalamazoo Symphony. An avid chamber musician, he has participated in the prestigious chamber music festival ‘Musikveckan’ in Junsele, Sweden. He has participated in the International Chamber Music Festival in Vienna, Austria, where he was a featured prize winner and has placed and been awarded significant cash awards in the Swedish Royal Academy’s competition for post-graduate violinists during the years 2006, 2007 and 2008. He earned his doctorate in violin performance from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, where he studied with the renowned violinists Miriam Fried and Paul Biss. Currently he is on the faculty at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.

Founding Music Director of the Memphis Repertory Orchestra, William R. Langley, has been zealously active as a conductor, coach, and instrumentalist in the Mid-south community for the better part of a decade. His enthusiasm for conducting and the collaborative experience have propelled him to found and direct organizations like the Wolf River Chamber Orchestra (2009) and more recently the MRO (2011). Langley regularly presents concerts with the MRO and other local ensembles throughout the year to give back to the community everything that music has offered him throughout his life.

A native of Memphis, Langley is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Music degree with a focus in history at the University of Memphis. There he has studied piano, trumpet, and Opera. He was recently the subject of a featured article entitled “Young conductor realizing dreams” in the Commercial Appeal and has also been featured in the Memphis Flyer’s 2012 “20<30” cover story which featured “20 young Memphians shaping the city’s future”. William would like to express his undying gratitude to the world-class musicians that have helped make all of his successes possible: conductor, James Feddeck; conductor, Michael Gilbert; pianist, Joan Gilbert; and composer, John Baur.

“Langley himself is an undergraduate at the University of Memphis, bringing the enthusiasm of youth, but also able to corral the passion of the musicians into some strong performances” – Jon W. Sparks, Commercial Appeal

William R. Langley
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