Fine Arts Music Program

McLean, Greg

GREG MCLEAN, Assistant Professor of Music.

Professor McLean, originally from Louisiana, grew up in Chamblee, Georgia.  After graduating from Chamblee High School, McLean attended Georgia State University where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Music Education (1979).

McLean attended Florida State University where he earned the Masters of Music degree (1982) in Music Composition.

After freelancing as trumpet player for several years in Atlanta, McLean left for the University of North Texas, where he pursued post-graduate work in Jazz Studies and Composition.  After a year at North Texas (1985-86), McLean left to play cornet in the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble in Baltimore, Maryland.  After almost a year in Baltimore and several months freelancing in Orlando, Florida, McLean returned to Atlanta where he has been a freelance trumpet player, composer and arranger.