A composer, singer, and conductor, Patrick Greene (b. 1985) is a rising artist in the world of contemporary art music.
Hailed by the Boston Musical Intelligencer as a composer of “true musicality,” Mr. Greene writes music that wholeheartedly embraces the aesthetic diversity of the modern world. Recent engagements include performances by the Boston Musica Viva, the Atlanta Chamber Players, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (and Wind Quintet), Christopher Houlihan, Transient Canvas, Balletik Duo, and many others. As a frequently commissioned choral composer, Patrick’s music has been performed by choirs across the United States as well as Germany, Portugal, and Italy.
In the fall of 2010, Patrick won the Rapido! New England competition. In January, 2011, at the Rapido! Take Two!! National Finals in Atlanta, his piece abstractEXTRACTION garnered the Internet Audience Favorite Award. Mr. Greene’s piece The Long Walk was recently chosen as the official anthem of Trinity College’s Cornerstone Campaign, a $32.9 million-dollar restoration project. In 2011, Patrick became the youngest commissioned composer in the two-decade history of Boston Musica Viva Family Concerts.
Mr. Greene earned his MM degree in Composition from The Boston Conservatory in May 2010, where he studied with Andy Vores and Dalit Warshaw. He graduated with a BA in Music from Trinity College in 2007, as a student of Gerald Moshell and Douglas Bruce Johnson.
Patrick is a member of the Society for Music Theory, the American Composers’ Forum, CompositionToday.com, and the Society of Composers, Inc. He is also a founding member of the Fifth Floor Collective and the Equilibrium Concert Series. Outside of music, he is the Global HR Coordinator for Oxfam America, an international NGO headquartered in Boston.