Greg O’Connor is a composer and songwriter who has scored over 570 episodes of television and has written numerous featured songs for television series, films and commercials. He is an Emmy winner and a four- time Emmy nominee. He has written 2 Billboard Top 20 songs with collaborator James Pankow for the legendary band Chicago as well as the song “Here With Me” for the Chicago album “Stone of Sisyphus.” Greg produced 5 songs for the Barry Manilow album “The Greatest Songs of the Eighties” as well as Barry’s hit Christmas single “Christmas is Just Around the Corner.”He has scored projects in every genre including variety, single camera comedy, multi camera comedy, animation, one hour drama, game show, sketch comedy, award show, stand up, reality, hidden camera, documentary and commercials. Greg was the Composer, songwriter and musical director for all 14 seasons of the hit sketch comedy show MAD TV, David Allen Grier’s comedy series Chocolate News, Jeff Foxworthy’s variety show Blue Collar TV and Bob Einstein’s series Super Dave Spike-Tacular. Additionally, he was the musical director and composer for the ABC reality competition series The Next Best Thing.Early in his career, he wrote the score for the Emmy award winning Ben Stiller Show and The Sunday Comics on FOX. He also composed the underscore for all 3 seasons of the hidden camera series The Jamie Kennedy Experiment and the ABC Aaron Spelling cop drama 10-8 starring Ernie Hudson and Danny Nucci.Greg most recently wrote and produced two songs for the film The Greening of Whitney Brown starring Kris Kristofferson, Aiden Quinn and Brooke Shields, one of which was performed by Brooke Shields. He wrote and produced three featured songs for Lori Petty’s directorial feature film debut The Poker House as well as two featured songs in the Lego movie Clutch Powers. Greg produced and wrote songs for the animated Lionsgate movie Foodfight and produced 2 songs for Curb Records artist Kimberley Locke on the Camille soundtrack for Oscar winning producer Al Ruddy.Greg has scored many radio and web commercials for well-known brands including Starbucks, Vitamin Water, Sunkist, Gatorade and Applebee’s. Greg is the owner of a comprehensive music library that has been used in feature films, TV movies, trailers, specials and reality shows for ABC, MTV, the WB, TBS, Discovery, Lifetime, Logo, The Speed Channel and OWN networks among others.Greg is a graduate of The University of Notre Dame’s Music School as well as the Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television Program at USC.