Anthony R. Green

composer, performer


Composer/performer Anthony Green is concerned with hyper-focused textures created through dynamic processes, 
pyramidal relationships, and straddling the boundary of cerebral and visceral approaches to artistic creation. His over 
100 works range from solo and chamber pieces of standard and unusual instrumentation to digital compositions and 
large ensemble/large-scale works, including an ever-expanding opera and a multi-media performance based on the 
Book of Job. His works have been performed, recorded, and workshopped in over a dozen countries throughout the
Americas, Europe, and the Middle East by ALEA III (Gunther Schuller, conductor), the Zukovsky String Quartet
(performance at Symphony Space, NYC), the Playground Ensemble (winner, 3rd annual composition commission),
Ossia New Music Ensemble (winner, 2nd International Composition Prize), Grupo Instrumental Siglo XX (A Coruña,
Spain, at ic[cm] 2010), Décadanse (Montreuil, France, at Cage 99), Guido Arbonelli (Gaudeamus Winner for Clarinet,
performances in Italy and the US), Łukasz Kłusek and Art-Oliver Simon (contrabass/piano; performances in Berlin,
Dresden, and Leipzig, Germany), Ensemble Transmission (performance in Nicosia, Cyprus, at the 5th Pharos
International Contemporary Music Festival), BLY and Lisbeth Sonne (performances in Copenhagen and Aarhus,
Denmark, supported by AUT), Ensemble Mise-en (Boston, MA, recording project), dissonArt (Thessaloniki, Greece, at
Explore! 2015), the Fidelio Trio (Dublin, Ireland, 2015 International Composition Forum), Oerknal! (Utrecht, the
Netherlands, recording project for Gaudeamus Workshop Weekend 2016), Sound Energy (string trio), Ensemble 212,
Transient Canvas, and Alarm Will Sound, among others. His video and electronic works have been diffused in festivals
and concerts across the United States (ATLAS Blackbox Theater at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado;
Cantor Center of the Arts at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California; Boston University; New England Conservatory;
Open Sound at Third Life Studios, Somerville, Massachusetts; Spectrum, New York City) as well as in Canada
(University of Toronto New Music Festival), Spain (Zepelin Festival, Barcelona), Venezuela (Esta Casa Esta Sonada,
Maraicabo), Mexico (MusLab 2014, Mexico City), Malaysia (SPECTRA 2016 Malaysia Music Technology Festival),
and Australia (Federation Square, Melbourne). He was a resident artist at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, the
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Visby International Centre for Composers (Sweden), and Magnetic North's
Space/Time Composers Retreat (Scotland), as well as composer-in-residence for the Providence String Quartet.
Furthermore, he has performed and worked as a pianist, vocal improviser, koto player, and conductor at the Cantor Arts
Center in California, Jordan Hall and Symphony Hall in Boston, and other venues across the United States, the
Netherlands, Cyprus, France, and South Korea, interpreting solo, chamber, and orchestral works. In this vain, he has
personally worked with numerous student and semi-professional composers, as well as David Liptak, Ofer Ben-Amots,
George Crumb, and Steve Reich. Currently, he is co-founder, composer-in-residence, and associate artistic director
of the new concert and educational series organization, Castle of our Skins, dedicated to celebrating Black artistry
through music. For more info, please visit