A native of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Joseph Gregorio (b. 1979) has studied composition with Steven Stucky and David Conte. Gregorio's music has twice been featured on NPR's Performance Today, has garnered prizes in several competitions, and has been performed in the United States and abroad by numerous soloists and ensembles, including such renowned performers as mezzo-soprano Zheng Cao, pianist Mack McCray, trumpeter Brian McWhorter, the Ives Quartet, and baritone Eugene Brancoveanu. He has twice participated in the Oregon Bach Festival's Composers' Symposium. Gregorio was named the 2005-2006 composer-in-residence of the Sonoma County Chamber Singers. His choral music is published by E. C. Schirmer Music Company and Treble Clef Music Press, and has been recorded by the choirs of the St. Olaf Christmas Festival, the Washington Men's Camerata, the Rutgers University Glee Club, and the Cornell University Glee Club.Also active as a conductor, Gregorio has co-conducted the Yale Recital Chorus and the Yale Repertory Chorus, and has guest-conducted the Cornell University Glee Club. He served from 2004-2006 as the assistant conductor of the San Francisco Conservatory Chorus, and was assistant conductor of the San Francisco Bach Choir from September 2005-May 2007.Gregorio holds a M.M. in composition with departmental honors from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and a B.A. magna cum laude in music from Cornell University. He also holds a M.M. in choral conducting from Yale University, where he studied with Marguerite Brooks and Simon Carrington. While at Cornell, he was the recipient of the Ellen Gussman Adelson scholarship in music and the Thomas Sokol award; while at Yale, he received the Richard French and Hugh Giles prizes in choral conducting. Gregorio was a professor of music theory and musicianship at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music from 2008-2009.