Greg Capozzi

Greg Capozzi

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Rock - Religious | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Total Song Plays: 451   
Member Since: 2003
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Biography

Biography
Name: Greg Capozzi â?? singer/songwriter
Born: December 16, 1961
Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, PA
Residence: Pittsburgh, PA
Website: www.gregcapozzi.com
Email: gcapozzi@comcast.net
General: primary instrument: piano - began playing & singing at age 9
Secondary instrument: vocals, acoustic guitar, drums
Self-taught musician
Began classical training in high school
Education: Masters of Composition â?? Eastman School of Music, 1993
Bachelors of Music Education â?? Duquesne University, 1989
Associates Degree in Electricity â?? Dean Tech, 1987
Bands: Airborne, 1977-79 â?? high school cover
Paradox, 1979-80 â?? high school cover
Tangent, 1980-1983 â?? a la Kansas, Yes, ELP, etc
Entourage, 1983-86 â?? original progressive rock
Metro, 1986-87 â?? cover dance band
Network, 1987-88 â?? cover rock band
Backtrack, 1988-90 â?? cover 70â??s band
Solo piano, 1993-94 â?? a la Billy Joel/ Elton John/ & originals
Greg Capozzi, 2003 - present --- Christian music singer/songwriter
Occupation: owner - G.Capozzi Electric, songwriter for Songs of Love Foundation
Studio: Vito Recording Studios label: Vienna Records
Misc: Stopped writing music in 1996 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Began writing again in 2003
Achievements: Audition, 1985, Star Search , Philadelphia, PA , 1st cut
Winner, 1988 Womenâ??s Advisory Board Competition, Duq. Unv.
Commission to write birthday song for Malcolm Forbes 70th b-day
Honorable Mention,1989 USA-TODAY National Scholars Award
1989, Senior Leaderâ??s Award, Duquesne University
1989, public performance of â??This Is Itâ?? - Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble
1990, public performance of â??As Time Goes Byâ?? - Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble 1992, public performance of â??Sagittariusâ?? â?? Eastman Symphony Orchestra, Rochester, NY
Honorable Mention, 1993 Billboard Song Contest for song â??Your Eyesâ??
Honorable Mention, 12th Billboard Song Contest for song â??Nathanâ??
Honorable Mention, 12th Billboard Song Contest for song â??Fire in the Rainâ??
Honorable Mention, 13th Billboard Song Contest for song â??How Long?â??
Honorable Mention, 13th Billboard Song Contest for song â??Heal My Broken Heartâ??
Honorable Mention, 13th Billboard Song Contest for song â??Mariaâ??s Graceâ??
Honorable Mention, 14th Billboard Song Contest for song â??Show Me the Wayâ??
Honorable Mention, 14th Billboard Song Contest for song â??In Decemberâ??
Honorable Mention, 14th Billboard Song Contest for song â??Starlightâ??
Third Place, 2005 Dallas Songwriters Song Contest for song â??Heal My Broken Heartâ??
Choral arrangement of â??We Gather Togetherâ?? published by Hinshaw Music
Repertoire: over 300 songs written and recorded (secular & contemporary Christian)
various works for orchestra, two symphonies, solo piano pieces,
choral compositions and arrangements, small ensemble pieces
Current release: â??The Gospel of Johnâ?? ©2008 â?? narration with music. The Gospel of John is now available on (2) compact disks - over 2 ½ hours of audio! This two-CD volume includes all 21 chapters of the Gospel of John (23 tracks). Fully orchestrated original music soundtrack by Greg Capozzi captures the passion of the stories and parables told by the beloved disciple.