Northern Lights: Canadian National Conservatory of Music
Ian Green was born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Playing piano since he was five years old, Ian enjoys playing all styles of music including jazz, classical, pop, ragtime, blues, and free improvisation. A graduate of Queen’s University (BMus, 2006) and the Royal Conservatory of Music at Toronto (A.R.C.T., 2006), Ian maintains a thriving music studio teaching piano, music rudiments, history, and theory lessons at all levels of the curriculum for the Royal Conservatory of Music. Ian is pleased to be a member of the College of Examiners within The Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto.
Ian has been keeping busy wearing many hats in the music industry and community, including: working as the Music Director and organist at Ryerson United Church in Ancaster, Ontario; working as an active member of the Royal Canadian College of Organists by promoting the importance of the organ as a solo instrument; working as co-owner and co-founder of a MyMuCo a technology start-up company specializing in creating technologically advanced tools to enhance music education and inspire music students.
Working as a busy piano adjudicator, Ian had the privilege of working with countless students in festival classes, masterclasses, and workshops at the following music festivals in Belleville, Brantford, Chatham, Markham, Mississauga, Oshawa, Owen Sound, Simcoe, Stirling, Thunder Bay, Walkerton, and Whitby. Ian is also an active member of the Provincial and local chapters of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association, the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators’ Association and SOCAN. In May, 2015, Ian released his debut album of solo piano music “Starlight” worldwide and is gathering much international attention with his unique composition style.