Senior Classical Music Critic, Theater Jones
Gregory Sullivan Isaacs is a professional musician who held numerous musical directorships as well as composer-in-residence appointments with opera, choral, and symphonic organizations after an early career as a singer. Currently, he is the Senior Classical Music Critic for the respected electronic performing arts magazine, Theater Jones. He also writes for other publications such as the Fort Worth Star Telegram and teaches voice in a private studio, and general music classes, for The Dallas Music Academy. His critically acclaimed and Pulitzer-nominated three-act opera for tenor and piano – “Henry Faust” – was produced for public television and toured to great acclaim. Other awards include a Peabody award for a televised operatic performance, an ASCAP award for his commitment to American Music and an American Music Center composition grant. His music is published by Musik Fabrik in Paris, France. He is a member of ASCAP, the American Composers Forum and the Music Critics Association of North America. He holds a bachelor degree in music from the University of Miami (first two years at the University of Michigan) and a master degree from the prestigious music program at Indiana University in Bloomington.