Gary Green

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American conductor

Why Is Gary Green Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Gary Green is an American conductor, specializing in the wind band. Green is a champion of new music for the wind band, and has commissioned works by such composers as Eric Whitacre, Michael Colgrass, Kenneth Fuchs, David Maslanka, Mark Camphouse, and Christopher Rouse. On 29 March 2007, he premiered Rouse's Wolf Rounds at Carnegie Hall in New York with the University of Miami-Frost Wind Ensemble. In February 2006, he conducted the East Coast Premiere of David Maslanka's Mass after the composer's 2005 revision, which was performed by the UM-Frost Wind Ensemble, Choral Union, and Miami Children's Chorus, featuring soloists Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano and Jeffrey Morrissey, baritone. He was most recently Professor and Chair, Department of Instrumental Performance, and Director of Bands at the University of Miami-Frost School of Music, where he taught wind band conducting and literature and served as the conductor of the Wind Ensemble, a post he held from 1993 until his retirement in 2015. The UM-Frost Wind Ensemble has recorded for the Albany label. Other recent performances include Mahler's First Symphony with the UM-Frost Symphony Orchestra.

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