B.M., Oberlin Conservatory, 1971: B.A. with honors in mathematics, Oberlin College, 1971; M.M., 1979, D.M.A. 1987, Juilliard School. Violin study with Ivan Galamian, Paul Kling, Daniel Majeske, Dorothy DeLay.
Gregory Fulkerson won first prize at the 1980 Rockefeller International Violin Competition. He has performed internationally as a solist and recording artist. He has performed over 30 works with orchestra, including the American Symphony and the Philadelphia Orchestra. European tour sponsored by the Rockefeller Fondation, 1983. World tour as "Einstein" with Philip Glass Ensemble, 1992. New York recitals at 92nd Street Y, Merkin Hall, and Alice Tully Hall. Performances at Grand Teton, Marboro, Santa Fe, Musicorda and Bang on a Can fesitvals.
Fulkerson is a former member, the Cleveland Orchestra, Audubon Quartet, New York New Music Ensemble, and Honolulu Symphony where he was concertmaster.
Recordings for Bridge Records include the complete violin sonatas of Charles Ives and the Sonatas and Partitas by J.S. Bach; other recordigs on New World, CRI, Albany, Opus One and Nonesuch.