Gregg de Castro

SLS Certified Voice Teacher

Guitar/Ukele/Bass/Piano Teacher

714-504-3480

Gregg received his music education at Mount St. Mary's College and Boston University with studies in theory and orchestration. He is also an accredited Seth Riggs Associate Voice Teacher, teaching both beginners and industry professionals. From 2011 to 2014 was a faculty member at the Orange County School of the Arts, teaching the Commercial Voice Class; He currently teaches Voice Musical Theater Classes at Clifton's Dance Studio and also teaches private lessons in voice and instrument while continuing to enjoy his lifelong passion of Polynesian song and culture with the non-profit group, Kamakani Komohana.

 

International Singer/Songwriter/Entertainer

Gregg de Castro is an accomplished International Singer / Songwriter / Entertainer. Widely traveled, he has performed his music throughout the USA, Europe, and the South Pacific. His stories and songs are rare treasures of insight, humor and deep emotion. Gregg's works have been published and performed internationally. His song, "The Valentino Tango" was one of the first American Pop tunes to be performed live in East Berlin before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Several of his songs have received extensive play in the islands of Samoa, the Kingdom and Tonga and Hawaii. His song, "The Island's Embrace", was featured in the popular documentary DVD, "Hollywood's Magical Island - Catalina". The song was the official theme song of the annual ISLAND'S EMBRACE LUAU EXPLOSION held in Catalina Island each August. The uniqueness of Gregg's music is derived from the diversity of his travels and his ability to embrace the spirit of all people in his lyrics and musical arrangements.

 

Family Man

Gregg is happily married 37 years with his radiant wife, Jene'a, and his three precious children, Duke, Skye, and Jenisa.
SELECTED CREDITS
Songs recorded by:
Helen Schneider - "The Valentino Tango"
released on "Helen Schneider", Helen Schneider Live in Hamburg"
and "Helen Schneider"s Greatest Hits" - on RCA-Windsong
The Regulators - "Trouble in Dallas"
on Polygram
After Bach - "Me Myself and I"
(produced by Maurice White of Earth Wind and Fire)
Lou Rawls - "Me Myself and I" *
(produced by Johnny Mandel - Grammy Award winning producer)
David Mosqueda - "Kara" *
*unreleased
Discography:
Island Inspiration I - Teddy of Samoa Records
Island Inspriration II - Teddy of Samoa Records
Pirate Eyes - Independent
Crazy Horse - CMC Records
Texas Wind - de Castro Records
"Hollywood's Magical Island - Catalina" - DVD - featuring The Island's Embrace
on Blue Water Entertainment
6000 Miles from Rock and Roll - CMC Records
 
SELECTED PERFORMANCES
Staples Center - Los Angeles Lakers Playoffs - Half Time Performance
Staples Center - Los Angeles Sparks - Singing of the Star Spangled Banner
Coach House - Opening for Don Ho
The Key Club - Opening for Cecilio and Kapono
KTLA Morning News
Disney at El Capitan Theater - Premier of "Lilo and Stitch"
Disney Channel - "Soap Talk"
Warner Brothers International TV - International Distributor's Party
Hawaiian Airlines - Inauguration of "Flight 33" from Ontario
City of Huntington Beach 4th of July 2015 Celebration
City of Huntington Beach Christmas Light of Love 2014 Celebration
Hawaiian Visitors and Convention Bureau
Canadian Olympic Team
Catalina Island"Island's Embrace Luau Explosion"
Kaleidoscope Foundation
Wyland Institute
Narbonne High School
Carson High School
Whittier High School
Century High School
City of La Habra Summer Concert Series
Temple City Summer Concert Series

City of Corona Summer Concert Series

 
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