Ian J. 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, Ian Green wears many hats in the music industry, and music community including:
- a collaborative pianist for three community choirs in Burlington, ON
- a pianist, organist and choir director at local churches on a fill-in basis.
- a published author of piano music books.
- a busy music festival adjudicator.
- an adjudicator for piano classes for all performance levels across Canada and the United States.
- a very busy National Piano Examiner with the Royal Conservatory of Music.
When he is not teaching, accompanying, or performing Ian enjoys spending time with his wife Lindsey and daughters Norah and Ada cooking, traveling, and reading detective and mystery novels.
Ian is managed by Mercury Artists Entertainment, a talent agency based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is also signed with the independent record label Element-80 Records Inc, also in Vancouver, British Columbia. Ian J. Green, he can be found through all music streaming services worldwide.
Ian is also 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.