Ethan Frederick Greene, born on October 10th, 1982, composes chamber, electro-acoustic, vocal and orchestral music. His work has been performed by Houston Grand Opera, the East Coast Chamber Ensemble, Juventas New Music Ensemble, 20/21 New Music, the Shepherd School Chamber Orchestra, the Chicago Miniaturist Ensemble, himself, and other ensembles and performers in the U.S. and abroad. He has received awards and performances from the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the U.S. (SEAMUS), Opera Southwest, the Society for Composers, Inc. (SCI) and NACUSA, and served as Artist-in-Residence at ART342 in Fort Collins, CO. Ethan has contributed sound to such films as Night Sky (Alison O’Daniel, 2010), TV shows as This American Life and video games as Spider: the Secret of Bryce Manor (for iPhone). When not composing, Ethan has been known to curate concerts such as SoundSpace, a mobile concert of new music at the Blanton Museum of Art, and play trumpet and melodica in the band Linen Closet.
Ethan received his B.A. in Music and Pre-med studies from Amherst College (2004), M.Mus. in Composition from Rice University (2009), and is currently working toward his D.M.A. in Composition at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is an endowed fellow in the UT Electronic Music Studios and teaching assistant in ear training and sight singing. Principal teachers include Russell Pinkston, Yevgeniy Sharlat, Donald Grantham, Arthur Gottschalk, Karim Al-Zand, Kurt Stallmann and Eric Sawyer.
Visit Ethan Frederick Greene’s website at ethangreene.org