Greg Pliska is a composer, conductor and orchestrator whose diverse career includes award-winning work in theater, film, television and other media. His recent orchestration work includes new themes for CBS Evening News and Face the Nation, IMAX, and many others. He was music director for the Tony-winning play War Horse, and is orchestrator for the off-Broadway musical Trevor. Greg’s compositions include music for the off-Broadway comic hit, The Government Inspector as well as the Broadway play Sylvia and several Shakespeare in the Park productions. Greg is currently developing a new piece, A Most Dangerous Man, based upon the life of labor leader and civil rights activist Walter Reuther. He is arranger/orchestrator for the indie-folk band Hem, and has worked with dozens of recording artists, including Carly Simon, Duncan Sheik, James Iha, Michael Stipe, Karen Elson, Cat Power, Jim Salestrom and Tony Trischka.
Greg is a current Board member for the Society for Composers & Lyricists, and chairs the SCL New York Steering Committee.