Gregory Camp is Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Auckland, where he teaches a wide variety of topics in musicology, music theory and musicianship. He is the school’s Director of Research, and is also the artistic director of the University of Auckland Opera Workshop, for which he directs an opera production each year.
His doctoral research, undertaken at the Queen’s College, Oxford, was on the modern performance history of the operas of Claudio Monteverdi; his current research focuses on film music of the 1950s and on Disney music. He has recently published two monographs with Routledge: Howard Hawks: Sonic Style in Film and Scoring the Hollywood Actor in the 1950s. Linguistics for Singers, a manual that guides musicians through the poetic texts they work with through a holistic and comparative approach, is currently in press with Routledge. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Gregory is a lifelong choral singer, currently singing in the University of Auckland Chamber Choir. While at Oxford, he sang in the Queen’s College Choir and served as its librarian.