Gregory Flint is an associate professor of horn at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Prior to his UWM appointment, he taught horn at DePaul University and brass chamber music at his alma mater, Northwestern University.
As a soloist, clinician, and chamber musician, Mr. Flint has performed and given master classes throughout the United States and in Spain, Costa Rica, Brazil, Colombia, and Taiwan. As an orchestral musician, he serves as principal horn of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, and he’s performed with the Chicago, Milwaukee, Colorado, Honolulu, and Key West symphony orchestras; the Ravinia Festival Orchestra; the Grant Park Orchestra; and Lyric Opera of Chicago. During the summer months, he’s a member of The Santa Fe Opera Orchestra.
A strong advocate of contemporary music, Mr. Flint has had several solo compositions written for him, and he’s performed numerous world premieres with the Milwaukee-based new-music ensemble Present Music and both the Fulcrum Point New Music Project and Contemporary Chamber Players in Chicago, as well as on the Milwaukee concert series Music from Almost Yesterday and Chamber Music Milwaukee. Mr. Flint’s long-held position as first horn with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra has provided him opportunities to perform and record with such jazz luminaries as Clark Terry, Roy Hargrove, Nicholas Payton, Jon Faddis, Ernie Watts, and Frank Sinatra.