Commissioned Composer

Anthony R. Green

The creative output of Anthony R. Green (b. 1984; composer, performer, social justice artist) includes musical and visual creations, interpretations of original works or works in the repertoire, collaborations, educational outreach, and more. Behind all of his artistic endeavors are the ideals of equality and freedom, which manifest themselves in diverse ways in a composition, a performance, a collaboration, or social justice work.

As a composer, his works have been presented in over 25 countries across six continents by various internationally acclaimed soloists and ensembles, with support from the Argosy Foundation, the Fromm Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, among others. Venues where his many projects have been presented include Jordan Hall (Boston), Symphony Space and Lincoln Center (New York), Spike Gallery (Berlin), the Milwaukee Art Museum, Cadogan Hall (London), and Elbphilharmonie (Hamburg, Germany), amongst many others. As a performer, he has appeared at venues in the US, Cyprus, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Turkey, South Korea, Ghana, and more, premiering original works and working with student, emerging, and established composers such as David Liptak, Renée C. Baker, and George Crumb for various performance presentations.

He is the co-founder of Castle of our Skins : celebrating Black Artistry through Music. Currently he serves as visiting professor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (Glasgow), and is also faculty of the Cortona Sessions as both a lecturer and an administrator.