Gregory Sioles is adjunct associate professor of music in piano at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He was previously associate professor of piano at Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge).
Sioles has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including an Atwater Kent Grand Prize and a Fulbright Scholarship to London. He has performed on three continents, at such venues as the Purcell Room (London), Amerika Haus (Berlin), and Shanghai Conservatory of Music.
Following his London debut, in 1983, he made solo appearances in Spain, Germany, Switzerland, and Scotland. He has also performed extensively throughout the United States as a recitalist and soloist with orchestra and has been a featured artist on National Public Radio.
An avid chamber musician, Sioles has collaborated with numerous artists, including Edgar Meyer, Barry Tuckwell, and the Guarneri String Quartet, as well as members of the Baltimore and National symphonies.
Part of the Washington, D.C., music scene for more than a decade, Sioles performed solo and chamber recitals in many of the city's most important halls, among them the Kennedy Center and National Gallery, Phillips Collection, Strathmore Hall, French Embassy, and Corcoran Gallery.
Recent international engagements have taken Sioles to Taiwan with bassist Yung-Chiao Wei, where he performed and presented master classes in five major Taiwanese cities, including Kaohsiung and Taipei. In summer 2015, he traveled to Panama and Costa Rica, where he taught and gave both chamber and solo performances. Planned 2020 tours of Taiwan and Greece are currently being rescheduled.
His recordings for Centaur Records include a solo disc and a CD of French Sonatas with violinist Lin He. His most recent recording features Brahms clarinet sonatas played by Griffin Campbell on alto saxophone (CD Baby).
Sioles’s principal teachers were György Sebők, Maria Curcio Diamand, Victor Aller, and Aube Tzerko. Sioles earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA and a Master of Music degree from IU.
He has also taught on the faculties of the University of Maryland, Peabody Conservatory, and Levine Music School of Music.