Gregory Ristow is director of vocal ensembles and assistant professor of conducting at the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music. Prior to joining the Oberlin faculty, he served in similar roles at the DePauw University School of Music, the Rochester Institute of Technology, and Lone Star College-Montgomery. As a tenor, he has performed with Quire Cleveland, Mercury Baroque, and the Houston Chamber Choir, and as a conductor with Encore Vocal Arts (Indianapolis), Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Voices: A Professional Chamber Choir (Rochester, NY), Foundation for Modern Music (Houston, TX), and the Gregory Kunde Chorale (Rochester, NY). He is active internationally as a teacher of Dalcroze Eurhythmics, a method of music education that teaches music through movement. He holds degrees from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and the Eastman School of Music.