Greg McLaughlin is a Professor of Music and serves as Director of Instrumental Music Activities at Sierra College. An alumnus of Sierra College’s Music program (A.A.1978), McLaughlin also holds degrees in flute performance from CSU-Sacramento (BM, 1983, MA, 1994). He has served on the faculty at Sierra College since 1991, primarily as Director of Jazz and Instrumental Studies. He currently teaches courses in Jazz History, Music Fundamentals, Jazz Improvisation, and Ear Training, as well as directing the Sierra College Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Ensemble.
As a dedicated educator, Greg has been a private instructor in the Sacramento area since 1978. Currently, he and his wife, Nancie, own and operate McLaughlin Studios, a highly regarded music, dance, and theater arts education facility located in Loomis, CA. Greg currently teaches flute, and piano at McLaughlin Studios, in addition to serving as Musical Director for McLaughlin Theatre Company, and serves as the Artistic Director for the Sierra Performing Arts Association.
Greg also has been an active woodwind performer, freelancing throughout the Sacramento region for the past thirty five years.
Greg McLaughlin’s professional affiliations include California Teachers Association (CTA), Music Association of California Community Colleges (MACCC), College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA), Music Educator’s National Conference (MENC), and National Flute Association (NFA).