Patricia Green

Associate Professor
Office: MB 317
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x85394

Praised for “singing with a poignancy and molten resonance,” Patricia Green has appeared internationally in operas, oratorios, solo and chamber music at the Concertgebouw, Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Musica Festival, Glazunov Hall and the Kennedy Centre singing with l’Orchestre de Radio-France, the Dutch Radio Philharmonic, the Northern Israel Symphony, the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Washington Bach Consort, the U.S. Memorial Holocaust Museum series, Bethlehem Bach Society, and at many summer festivals. She has gained international renown for her remarkable versatility and exceptional musicianship creating more than 30 world premieres with acclaimed composers such as Pierre Boulez, R. Murray Schafer, György Ligeti, Lori Laitman and Laura Schwendinger. Patricia Green has three solo recordings on the Blue Griffin label and is heard on nine other recordings on Albany Records, Newport Classics, and Naxos.

Prof. Green loves to share her passion for singing. She has taught all voice types and levels, enjoying the personal process of development with each singer. Past students are singing internationally, and are professors in the U.S. and Brazil. She has adjudicated the Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition, the Canadian Music Competition, and several provincial Music Festival competitions, and has given masterclasses across Canada and the U.S. Patricia Green previously served on the voice faculty at Michigan State University and Columbia Union College. During the summer, she has taught at La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy.

Ms Green graduated from the Peabody Conservatory of Music as a scholarship student of Phyllis Bryn-Julson, and winner of the George Castelle Prize.

Research Interests/Specializations:

Vocal Music of Living Composers, Contemporary Vocal Music, Vocal Music of Canadian Composers, Vocal Chamber Music, Russian Art Song, French Art Song, French Lyric Diction

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