Peter J. Green
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
under the direction of Stewart Gordon. While completing undergraduate
at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Dr. Green performed twice on
and was selected to study at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama,
England. In July, 1989, he received first prize in the national
competition of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Associations
in Edmonton, Alberta.
and collaborative performances include The National Conference on Piano
Pedagogy, Schaumburg, Illinois, University of Southern California, Los
College, Los Angeles Pierce College, Glendale College, University
of La Verne, Central Michigan University, and the Crystal Cathedral.
Green currently serves as Chair of the Visual &
Performing Arts Division at 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
In addition to his duties at the College, Dr. Green is Director of
at First Presbyterian
Monrovia, California. Dr. Green is
on the board of
directors of CAPMT (California
Association of Professional Music Teachers),
Association of Church Musicians), and the Mark Thallander
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 www.centaurrecords.com, and www.amazon.com.
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)