Maryland Hall is proud to welcome a live performance from Dr. Chelsey Green next Friday, December 23, 2022, in our Main Theatre at 7 PM!
Dr. Chelsey Green and her ensemble, The Green Project, tear down stereotypes of the violin and viola by fusing traditional classical technique with popular favorites and enticing original songs in various genres– including R&B, Pop, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Alternative, Hip Hop, Gospel and more!
Jackie Coleman, Maryland Hall’s Executive Director, says, “We are excited about our Maryland Hall Presents performances this year, and know for sure that Chelsey Green will warm you up for the holidays!”
Dedicated to Art for All, Maryland Hall is the region’s cultural core, convening and engaging all people in arts and experiences that strengthen the community. Maryland Hall continues to welcome, connect, and enrich all with inspiring arts experiences.
Chelsey Green and her ensemble, The Green Project, have been honored to perform in many highly regarded venues worldwide. Green’s varied performance resume includes performances at the Late Show with David Letterman, Madison Square Garden, Dauphin County Jazz and Wine Festival, Saint Lucia Jazz Festival, Essence Music Festival, Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, Lake Arbor Jazz Festival, The Howard Theatre, Blues Alley, The Kennedy Center and more!
After their critically acclaimed second release, The Green Room, Chelsey Green, and her ensemble – The Green Project – celebrate Christmas with their first Holiday single, Sleigh Ride, released in December 2015. Contemporary, festive, and soulful, this original interpretation of a favorite Holiday classic illustrates violin re-identified.
Chelsey Green and The Green Project have released five studio projects independently and performed live shows, jazz festivals, masterclasses, and educational workshops across America and several countries throughout the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Japan, and the Caribbean.
Classically soloing in New York’s prestigious Carnegie Hall at age 16, Chelsey’s varied performance resume includes performances at the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards, CBS Late Show, NPR Tiny Desk, the opening of The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Essence Music Festival, Capital Jazz SuperCruise, Port-Au-Prince International Jazz Festival, Kuwait National Opera House, Seabreeze Jazz Festival and many more. Chelsey Green has shared the stage with international artists, including Stevie Wonder, Maysa, Jeff Bradshaw, Jazz in Pink, Chrisette Michele, Frank McComb, and more!
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, Chelsey is a member of the Program Council of NewMusicUSA and serves as a Trustee on the National Board of The Recording Academy (The GRAMMYs).
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