is 1st Prize & Audience Choice award winner of the 2017
National Sphinx Competition and a Laureate of the 2013 Stradivarius
International Violin Competition. She also won 1st Prize in the 2017
“Grand Prize Virtuoso” International Competition, the 2016
American Protégé International Concerto Competition, the 2015 Beverly
Hills National Auditions, and the Gold Medal in the 2012 National NAACP
ACT-SO Competition. In 2017, Gregory released a CD on the Bridge
Records, Inc. label with Russian pianist Alexander Sinchuk,
“Rachmaninoff: Complete Works & Transcriptions
& Piano.” She also recorded another CD with Sinchuk
in 2014 and
in 2015 recorded with international organist Carol Williams on her CD,
"Just Carol - Compositions."
Gregory has won 1st Prize in the 2014-16 Musical
Competitions, 2016 Classics Alive Young Artist Auditions, 2013 La Jolla
Young Artists Competition, 2013 San Diego Symphony "Hot Shots" Young
Artists Competition, 2013 Grossmont Community Concert Association
Competition, 2012 Long Beach Mozart Festival Concerto Competition, 2012
Jester Hairston Competition, 2012 NANM Georgia Laster Branch
Competition, 2012 Bellflower Symphony Concerto Competition, and 2011
Torrance Symphony Concerto Competition, as well as the competitions of
the ASTA, MTAC, and MTAC-VOCE organizations.
Gregory was awarded the 2014 Glenn Dicterow
Music Scholarship, has received scholarships from the League of Allied
Arts and the Musical Merit Foundation, and has been supported in part
by a Sphinx MPower Artist Grant.
From 2012-2015, Gregory was concertmaster and featured
soloist for the California International Music Festival
Orchestra at Namedy & Weikersheim Castles, Germany. She has
performed with the symphonies of Detroit, La Jolla, San Diego, Chicago
Sinfonietta, Nashville, Santa Monica, California Chamber Orchestra,
Torrance, and the Long Beach Mozart Festival, among others. She has
worked with such conductors as Mei-Ann Chen, Andrew Grams, Guido
Lamell, Anthony Parnther, Chelsea
Merrill, and Thomas Wilkins.
Gregory was a featured soloist in the 2016 iPalpiti Festival of
Laureates and served as Asst. Concertmaster for the 2013 World Youth
Chamber Orchestra tour and also in 2013 opened for the Moscow Ballet,
performing a solo with the principal ballerina. She has been featured
on the radios of BBC, American Public Media, KUSC, WQXR, and others as
well as on German Television and Detroit Public Television.
Gregory has performed at numerous venues abroad in Russia, the U.K.
(Royal Albert Hall), Germany, and Portugal, as well as throughout the
U.S. (Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Hall, Kennedy Center).
Gregory's teachers have included former New York
Philharmonic concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and Michael & Irina
Tseitlin. She also
performs on viola and has played piano
since age 4. She has
played drumset, guitar, and bass guitar and composes music in a
variety of styles from classical to rock. Gregory has studied and
performed tap, jazz, flamenco, and Japanese classical dance. In
her spare time, she enjoys reading Russian classics and cooking.