Anoa Green

Anoa Green


A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Anoa Green is quickly establishing a reputation for her
vulnerable yet impactful work on and off the podium. She is passionate about tearing down
racial and gender barriers that face so many in the world of classical music today. Anoa is
known for her musicality, creative voice, and clear conducting style. She is an advocate of new music and relishes the challenge of programming music. She enjoys a rich career of guest conducting, curating unique musical programs, adjudicating and serving as a clinician for the broader music education community. Green currently serves as Wind Studies Chair and Symphonic Wind Ensemble Director at the Baltimore School for the Arts

Anoa has had the pleasure of serving as director and guest conductor for a growing list of wind and orchestral ensembles, including most recently, the OkMEA All State Orchestra and the United Nations Symphony Orchestra (NY). Her work extends regionally and nationally with organizations like the Accord Symphony Orchestra, Saratoga Symphony Orchestra (Fellow), Go-Go Symphony, DC Strings Workshop, Tri-County Middle School Honor band of Southern Maryland, Kent County, DE High School Honor Band amongst others.

Green received training from the Pacific Northwest Conducting Institute with Diane Wittry and Anna Edwards, as well as the Medomak Conducting Retreat with Kenneth Kiesler. Anoa has had additional studies or mentorship from Timothy Robblee, Travis Cross, Michael Haithcock, and Courtney Snyder in various wind band symposiums and workshops.

Her most notable awards include an Allentown Symphony Orchestra Fellowship (2023),
Maryland Arts Council Professional Development Award, and the Patricia Joseph Professional Development Award from the Baltimore School for the Arts (2022). Ms. Green’s education includes a BM in Instrumental Music Education from Northwestern University (2004) and MM in Music Education from Boston University (2016).

Green’s organizational memberships include: International Conductors Guild; Minority Band Directors National Association; Association of Black Women Band Directors; and Women Band Directors International.

When Anoa is not conducting she enjoys napping, time with her loved ones and her summer vegetable garden.

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