Patricia Green

Associate Professor
Office: TC 419
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x85394

Acclaimed for “singing with a poignancy and molten resonance,” Patricia Green’s active career includes an international presence in operas, oratorios, recital and chamber music in such illustrious halls as Concertgebouw, Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Glazunov Hall and the Kennedy Centre. Soloist with leading orchestras and organizations l’Orchestre de Radio-France, the Dutch Radio Philharmonic, the National Symphony (DC), the Northern Israel Symphony, the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Opera Parallèle, Washington Bach Consort, BluePrint Project San Francisco, Vancouver New Music, the U.S. Memorial Holocaust Museum series, the Paranjoti Chorus, New Music Concerts Toronto, Soundstreams Canada, Bethlehem Bach Society includes work with leading conductors Pierre Boulez, Leonard Slatkin, Nicole Paiement, Peter Eotvos, Pascal Rophé, and Sir David Willcocks.

Known for remarkable versatility and exceptional musicianship, she has created over 30 world premieres and worked with acclaimed composers such as Pierre Boulez, R. Murray Schafer, György Ligeti, Lasse Thoresen, Lori Laitman, Emily Doolittle and Laura Schwendinger. Look for her 3 solo recordings on the award-winning Blue Griffin label and 9 other recordings on Albany Records, Newport Classics, and Naxos.

In demand as a judge/clinician, she has adjudicated the Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition, the Canadian Music Competition, and provincial Music Festivals. Ms Green has taught masterclasses across China, in Italy, the U.S. and Canada. During the summer, she teaches at the summer opera program La Musica Lirica, in Novafeltria, Italy. She has given concerts across China, and created the first International Institute for Voice and Piano at CUMT, Xuzhou.

Prof. Green loves to share her passion for singing and enjoys the personal process of development with each singer. Past students are in professional young artist programs, singing internationally, and are professors in the U.S. and Brazil.

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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