Peter J. Green
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Dr. Peter Gre
en was born in Newfoundland, Canada's most easterly province.  He received his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Southern California under the direction of Stewart Gordon. While completing undergraduate studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Dr. Green performed twice on CBC television and was selected to study at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, England.  In July, 1989, he received first prize in the national piano competition of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Associations in Edmonton, Alberta.  Solo and collaborative performances include The National Conference on Piano Pedagogy, Schaumburg, Illinois, University of Southern California, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles Pierce College, Glendale College,  University of La Verne, Central Michigan University, and the Crystal Cathedral.  

Dr. Green currently serves as Chair of the Visual & Performing Arts Division at Glendale College, Glendale, California, where he
oversees ten Departments, including Music, Theatre, Dance, Studio Art, Ceramics, Art History, Photography, Digital Animation, Media Arts, Graphic Design. Dr. Green is also director of the Concert Singers In addition to his duties at the College, Dr. Green is Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church, Monrovia, California.  Dr. Green is on the board of directors of  CAPMT (California Association of Professional Music Teachers), NACM (National Association of Church Musicians), and the Mark Thallander Foundation

Dr. Green has recorded a CD of music for piano, horn, and flute,  released in May 2008.  "Souvenirs," a compact disc featuring Dr. Green,  with internationally known colleagues Vieri Bottazzini, flute (Istanbul, Turkey), and Bruce Bonnell, horn (Mount Pleasant, MI), was recorded at Central Michigan University in 2005 and was released on Centaur Records. It is available at more online retailers, including, and  
Click here to read the press release and to hear a clip of the CD.

He was asked to conduct the Mark Thallander Foundation Chorus at the International Haydn Festival in Vienna, Austria in July, 2009.  Dr. Green is also a frequent recitalist and adjudicator in the Los Angeles area.

 telephone  (818.240.1000 ext. 5622)