Educated at the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Todd Green has over 20 years of performing and lecturing experience. His educational programs have been presented to over 300,000 K-12 students and on over 100 college campuses across the USA. Todd performs original music inspired by many different cultures from the Middle East, Central Asia, Far East and South America on over 30 acoustic string, flute and percussion instruments from all over the world. His custom-built electronic system, controlled with foot pedals, allows him to play many instruments via recorded loops, in effect turning him into a high tech one-man-band of world music. Todd received NAC's Artist Fellowship Honorable Mentions in Performing Arts in 2013 and 2014 and a grant award for professional artists from Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno in 2014.
Schools (grades K-12), college, at-risk, young adult, adult, seniors, special needs
Schools, colleges, communities
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Lecture-Demonstration: In a 60 minute interactive, age appropriate lecture-demonstration, Todd demonstrates 25 of his most fascinating instruments, relating their geographical, historical, and cultural significance to our own familiar Western instruments, pointing out both differences and common threads. He also demonstrates unusual rhythms and scales used in other cultures, while discussing related music theory. Concert: A 2-hr concert (with intermission) in which Todd performs original music inspired by different cultures of the Middle East, Central Asia, Far East, and South America on over 30 acoustic string, flute and percussion instruments from all over the world. Combined Presentation: A 90 to 120 minute program that encompasses elements of the lecture-demonstration and concert, providing a rich educational and cultural experience for all ages.