Gregory Sauer

(on leave for 2019 season)
Praised for his versatility, Gregory Sauer performs in many different musical arenas. He has appeared in recital at the Old First Concert Series in San Francisco, the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, the Austin Chamber Music Center and the Brightmusic Concert Series in Oklahoma City, among many others throughout the U.S.   Mr Sauer has performed concertos with many orchestras including with the Houston Symphony, the Quad City Symphony, the Columbus (GA) Symphony, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, and the Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra. As a member of Trio Solis, he performed in Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall.

Greg has recorded for Mark Records, MSR Classics, Albany Records and Harmonia Mundi.   

Sauer holds the positions of principal cello of the Tallahassee Symphony and assistant principal of the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra.  He served nine seasons as principal cellist of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra.

A committed teacher and mentor, Greg was appointed associate professor of music at Florida State University in 2006.  He taught eleven years at the University of Oklahoma, and was named Presidential Professor in 2005. Other teaching positions have been a visiting professorship at the University of California at Los Angeles, and at summer programs such as the Texas Music Festival, the Duxbury Music Festival, and the Foulger International Music Festival.