Anthony Green

Art Discipline: 
Boulder, CO
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jul 13, 2009 to Aug 7, 2009

Anthony Green (b. 1984) holds a Bachelors of Music in theory and composition from Boston University (summa cum laude), and a Masters of Music in composition from the New England Conservatory (magna cum laude). As a pianist, he has performed at Jordan Hall, Symphony Hall, and other places throughout New England and Long Island. He has played works by David Liptak, Berg, and Crumb with the Time's Arrow New Music Ensemble, he has premiered and performed in many solo and chamber pieces of colleagues, and also participated in the world premiere of Moirologhia by Theodore Antoniou. Recently, he performed James Tenney's Chromatic Canon with the Callithumpian Consort, and Steve Reich's City Life with the New England Conservatory Wind Ensemble for the composer. Additionally, he has been active as a church musician, playing in both gospel and traditional styles, and he accompanies singers in numerous genres, including musical theater and Israeli folk music. Future performances as an improvisational vocalist and pianist will take place in Providence, Boston, St. Louis, San Francisco, and Stanford, CA. He also maintains a private piano studio, with students ranging from 6 to 50, as well as a private tutoring studio, teaching music history, theory, and basic composition. 

As a composer, he has had readings, commissions, and performances across the country by pianists Elaine Rombola and Daniel Holt, violists Greg Williams, Sarah Darling, and Ashleigh Gordon, sopranos Yael Handelmann, Rebekah Alexander, and Ceceilia Allwein, the Laurel String Quartet, the Callithumpian Consort, the Playground Ensemble, the Tasman String Quartet, the Apple Hill Chamber Players, ALEA III (with Gunther Schuller conducting), and Alarm Will Sound, among others. He is a recent inductee into Mu Phi Epsilon, where he is the recipient of the "Ellen Jane Lorenz Porter Grant for Composition". He was recently composer-in-residence with the Providence String Quartet for their 2008 - 9 season, funded by a grant from the Argosy Foundation, and he is the recent winner of the 2nd Ossia International Composition Prize for his work 3 Groups. He has given lectures funded by a Meet the Composers grant about his string quartet Chance, which was recently featured in the 14th Bienniel New Music Festival at Florida State University, and also performed by the Playground Ensemble in Denver, and the Zukofsky Quartet in New York City at Symphony Space. Radio broadcasts include Chance on Radio 1190 KCBU Boulder/Denver in Colorado and on Bowed Radio (an online podcast), 4 works and an interview on KGNU in Boulder/Denver on the show "Present Edge," and the last movement of Dona Nobis Veritatem: a setting of American text on Radio Papesse in Florence, Italy. Future performances include a commission for a chamber piece by the Playground Ensemble in Denver, Colorado, and performances in Italy and the United States by Italian clarinetist Guido Arbonelli of Ahnungen for solo clarinet, among others. Past teachers include Martin Amlin, Richard Cornell, Theodore Antoniou, Lee Hyla, and Robert Cogan for composition, and Maria Clodes-Jaguaribe for piano. He has also participated in masterclasses with Lukas Foss, Joshua Feinberg, Michael Finissey, Walter Zimmermann, Jonathan Harvey, and Michael Daugherty. He is currently a doctoral student at the University of Colorado in Boulder, where he teaches Introduction to Music Technology, and is the first recipient of the university's Atlas Fellowship. He will study composition with Carter Pann in the fall.