area. In 2019, he was elected council- man to represent Ward 2 of Ashland City. When not performing Greer can be found on his Ashland City farm (Robin Hood Ranch) with his many dogs, hors- es, miniature donkeys, pot belly pigs and tending his beehives. He also en- joys spending time tending his flower and herb gardens.
Gerald Greer has been a member of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra since the beginning of the 1991-1992 season. Previously, he held principal positions with the Savannah Sympho- ny and the Charleston Symphony. He served as Acting Concertmaster of the Nashville Symphony for the inaugural season in Schermerhorn Symphony Center, 2006-2007, and again for the 2010-2011 season. Other Concertmas- ter appointments have been with the Spoleto Festival Orchestra (Charleston, SC); Festival dei Due Mondi (Spoleto, Italy); Solisti Carolina and Amy Grant's "Tennessee Christmas" tour with the Nashville Symphony in 1999 and 2001, where he was a featured soloist for the nationwide tour. Greer graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts where he was a student of Elaine Lee Richey , winner of the Walter F. Naum- berg Competition in 1958. Greer has appeared as soloist with the Nashville Symphony, The Charleston Symphony and the Savannah Sympho- ny. Locally, he has performed with the Belmont Camerata and in Vanderbilt University's Blair School of Music facul- ty recitals where he was an Adjunct Art- ist Teacher of Violin from 1997-2011.
As a studio musician, Greer has played on multiple GRAMMY award-winning recordings. His discography credits cover a wide range of artists including Amy Grant , Vince Gill , Garth Brooks , Trisha Yearwood , Johnny Mathis , Sheryl Crow , Michael Bublé , Carrie Underwood and Bruce Springsteen .
Cheatham County Connection
Greer loves Cheatham County, is very civic minded and is actively involved in helping preserve the rich history of the
Photos courtesy of Gerald Greer and the Nashville Symphony.
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