Ian Green was born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario and resides in Hamilton, Ontario. Playing piano since he was 5 years old, Ian enjoys playing all styles of music including: jazz, classical, pop, ragtime, blues, and freely improvised music. A graduate of Queen’s University (BMus, 2006) and the Royal Conservatory of Music at Toronto (A.R.C.T., 2006), Ian maintains a thriving music studio teaching piano lessons, music rudiments, history, and theory at all levels of the curriculum for the Royal Conservatory of Music. He also enjoys incorporating the various elements of Conservatory Canada and the Canadian National Conservatory of Music (CNCM) to offer a well-rounded teaching philosophy and approach.
In addition to teaching piano and theory lessons to students of all ages, Mr. Green has been very busy wearing many hats in the music industry and music community including: working as collaborative pianist for various community choirs in the Greater Hamilton Area; working as pianist, organist and choir director at local churches on a fill-in basis; he has published books of piano music with Debra Wanless Music (Ontario); working as a busy music festival adjudicator, having adjudicated the piano classes for all performance levels across Canada and the United States; working as a busy piano examiner with the Royal Conservatory of Music having traveled across Canada.
Mr. Green is managed by Mercury Artists Group, a talent agency based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is also signed with the independent record label Element-80 Records, based in Vancouver, British Columbia. His artist name is Ian J. Green, he can be found through all music streaming services worldwide.
Mr. Green is a member of many professional associations including: the College of Examiners with the Royal Conservatory of Music (Theory, Piano, and Organ); the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association; the Canadian Federation of Music Teacher Associations, SOCAN; the Royal Canadian College of Organists; and the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators Association. Mr. Green is an active volunteer and supporter of great music in the local community and is a loyal patron to the arts. By offering scholarships to young students, Ian believes in the strong spiritual and social values that are offered through all performance art.