Amy Green

Amy graduated with a Master of Performance (Distinction) and BMus Hons (First Class) from the Royal College of Music where she studied with Kyle Horch and Martin Robertson. She was awarded the Tagore Gold Medal, was the first ever saxophonist to win the Edward and Helen Hague Senior Woodwind Prize, and won the Melber Saxophone Competition. Amy also studied on an Erasmus exchange at the Paris Conservatoire with Claude Delangle.

Amy has performed at venues including the Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, St. John's Smith Square, the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room, the V&A museum, the National Gallery, St James’s Piccadilly and The Forge. In recent years she has performed in the BBC Proms with the London Sinfonietta, as well as a soloist in the BBC Proms Plus series on BBC Radio 3. Over the last few years Amy has given recitals throughout the UK as part of the Countess of Munster Trust recital scheme and was awarded the Making Music 'Philip and Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists'. Amy made her Wigmore Hall debut in 2015 as a YCAT Finalist, and was a selected Park Lane Group Artist for 2015/16.

As well as her flourishing solo career, Amy is also a talented chamber and orchestral musician, performing with English National Opera, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra and Rambert Dance Company. She has also toured with the European Union Youth Orchestra including concerts in The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam and Grafenegg, Austria. Amy is the soprano player in the Laefer Quartet and saxophonist for ANIMA, an exciting collaborative project which brings together some of the UK's most dynamic performers, composers, and filmmakers.

Amy launched the co-founded project 'Over 100 Years of Women and the Saxophone', a celebration of the women who were integral in developing and pioneering the instrument and its repertoire throughout the saxophones history. The project was premiered at the World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg in July 2015 and made it's UK premiere at the Royal College of Music's 'International Women's Day' celebrations in 2016 where it was featured on BBC Radio 3.

During her studies, Amy was an RCM Lord Winston Scholar supported by an Ian Evans Lombe Award, a Boise Foundation Scholar 2013 and also supported generously by Help Musicians UK, the Philharmonia Orchestra/Martin Musical Scholarship Fund and the Countess of Munster Musical Trust.

For more information on Amy please visit:

www.amygreensax.com

 

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