Whitaker Center
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An Evening of Elegance: Chelsey Green & the Green Project

November 25, 2022
7:00 PM

Chelsea Green

AN EVENING OF ELEGANCE WITH CHELSEY GREEN & THE GREEN PROJECT

SPECIAL GUEST: THE GROOVE COLLECTIVE

Doors Open - 6 pm | VIP Meet & Greet - 6:15pm | Show Time - 7 pm

Described as "passionate, electrifying, and innovative," international recording artist Chelsey Green breaks down stereotypes of traditional violin and viola playing. A native of Houston, Texas, Dr. Chelsey Green is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, entrepreneur and educator that combines classical and contemporary to make music uniquely her own. 

Chelsey Green and The Green Project have released five studio projects, debuted on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Chart (Top 30), appeared in the Top 5 albums of iTunes Jazz chart and performed live shows, jazz festivals and educational workshops around the world; including shows throughout the United States, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Japan, Haiti and more. 

A few performance highlights include the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards with Lizzo, Songs In The Key Of Life Tour (D.C.) with Stevie Wonder, Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival with jazz violinist Regina Carter, a Library of Congress commission premier with jazz icon Charles Lloyd, NPR Tiny Desk with Maimouna Youssef and Wu-Tang Clan, the Boston Pops with Rhiannon Giddens, The Smithsonian Folklife Festival with Yo Yo Ma, ensemble debuts with the National Symphony Orchestra and The United States Air Force Band and even a nationally syndicated Walmart commercial produced by BET Networks appearing alongside Kirk Franklin and Estelle.

Dr. Green completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts (D.M.A) degree in 2017 at the University of Maryland College Park and was appointed Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music in August of that same year. Committed to music education and arts advocacy as well, Chelsey is a member of the Program Council of NewMusicUSA and also serves as a Trustee on the National Board of The Recording Academy (The GRAMMYs). Learn more at www.chelseygreen.com.

 

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