Freelance Musician, Los Angeles
Miika Gregg is currently a freelance violinist in the Los Angeles Area. Formerly, Mr. Gregg served as a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic for several seasons. Previously, he played in the first violin section of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for 6 years.
Born in Finland and raised in Boston, Gregg studied under Boston Symphony violinist Aza Raykhtsaum before attending Indiana University, where he was taught by Koichiro Harada and Ik-Hwan Bae. He pursued graduate studies at The Cleveland Institute of Music and Southern Methodist University where he studied under William Preucil and Emanuel Borok, respectively. Mr. Gregg has also been mentored by Alex Kerr, with whom he studied for several summers as a fellowship recipient at the Aspen Music Festival and School.
Gregg has performed with numerous orchestras and music festivals across the country. He has held leadership positions with the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Spoleto USA Orchestra, and the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra and also performed with the Canton Symphony Orchestra, Sun Valley Summer Symphony and San Francisco Symphony.
Mr. Gregg is an active chamber musician, and has recorded for film scores. In his free time, Miika enjoys writing songs, cooking, novels, and spending time outdoors.