Gregg Mauroni, Artistic Director
Gregg Mauroni is enjoying his 11th season as Artistic Director and Conductor of Voices of the Valley. As an adjunct professor at Penn State’s University Park campus, Mr. Mauroni is honored to be the new Director of Essence of Joy, one of five faculty-conducted performing choral ensembles in the Penn State School of Music. Mr. Mauroni’s current studies in Music Education explore the betterment of wellbeing through choral participation. His research seeks to illustrate how participation in a choral ensemble may be beneficial in all seven dimensions of wellness, including physical, mental, and emotional wellnesses. Further research areas include life-long music making through community ensembles and maximizing expressivity in choral performance. Mr. Mauroni is the Assistant Director of Music and Arts at Monumental AME Church in Steelton, PA. As Music Director for musical theatre, he has conducted for Theatre Harrisburg, Open Stage of Harrisburg, and The Playhouse at Allenberry. He has enjoyed tenures at Roxbury High School in Succasunna, NJ and Central Dauphin East High School in Harrisburg, PA. He remains an invited accompanist, clinician, vocal coach, and commissioned arranger for many individual musicians and ensembles.