Gregory Toroian is an accomplished musical director, arranger, accompanist and songwriter in New York City...
In addition to working with such artists as Tony Bennett, Jon Hendricks, Cab Calloway, Donna Summer, Melissa Errico, and Jane Olivor, he has appeared in almost every jazz club and cabaret, (major and minor), in New York. He has toured with principal dancers from the New York City Ballet, and has made numerous radio and television appearances including the Today Show and Maury Povich.
His recording work includes the debut CD of award-winning cabaret artist Sue Matsuki, for which he was arranger, producer and pianist. Gregory & Sue also won the MAC award for Best Duo Production. He has done 5 CD’s with NYC cabaret singer Nancy Stearns that are getting radio play worldwide. Gregory’s vocal arrangements have been featured on a series of albums in the US and Japan, by the vocal group String of Pearls.
He is currently working on 2 new CD’s with Sue Matsuki and his own debut CD. As a songwriter, his songs have been sung and recorded by numerous singers in New York and has written the music for the theme song for an upcoming Boston Red Sox documentary called “The Joy Of Sox”.
When not performing and touring, he coaches singers both privately and publicly, having been on the faculty of The New School University and the Lee Strasberg Institute. He is currently on the faculty of Helen Baldasare’s Cabaret Performance Workshop in NYC. In his spare time, he conducts workshops and master classes around the country.