Richard Green was a founding member of the Eastern Brass Quintet (formed in 1970),
a group acclaimed for its three recordings and its performances including the Grammy
Awards, Casals Festival, the White House, Kennedy Center, concert series, universities,
master classes, radio and television. He also performed for 27 years with the New
Haven Symphony, as well as the American Symphony, the Israel Chamber Orchestra in
the U.S., Israel and Europe (performing the Bach 2nd Brandenburg Concerto). His recordings
are on Columbia, CBS, Klavier, Koch and Musical Heritage Society.
He received a DMA, MMA and MM degrees from Yale University and a BA from University of Michigan (mathematics).
His teaching now includes private studios in Guilford and Hamden, Connecticut, Southern Connecticut State University and Choate Rosemary Hall. He has previously taught at University of Connecticut, in residence with the Eastern Brass Quintet and the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven.
Primary teachers were Robert Nagel, Vincent Cichowicz, Clifford Lillya, and Gilbert Mitchell.
His awards have included a Fulbright and DAAD Award to study in Germany (1970, declined) and a Berkshire (Tanglewood) Associate Fellowship (1969,1970, both declined), as well as a Charles Ditson Scholarship to Yale.
His hometown is Fairfax, Virginia.