Rhyuhn Green, composer
Rhyuhn Green (composer/piano), 17, is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born with a highly advanced musical intuition, Green began his musical studies at the age of 2. Around age 9, he began to study under the guidance of esteemed instructors from prestigious institutions. With Columbia, The Curtis Institute, and Juilliard School professors, Rhyuhn shaped his artistry and technique and went on to make his solo Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 12. Classically trained in piano performance, and with a deep appreciation for various musical genres, he ventured into the realm of jazz. With 50+ solo, chamber, orchestral, and film scores, his music transcends boundaries, breathing new life into the classical, jazz, and Latin genres alike. As a conductor, Rhyuhn has conducted his own critically acclaimed compositions with multiple ensembles. His passion for various genres found expression in his ability to infuse the Latin style with jazz and classical music, and his compositions reflect his exploration of innovation.
Rhyuhn is currently a senior at The Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts. He was selected as a Marian Anderson Young Artist through the Play On Philly program, and is a student of the esteemed Michelle Cann on piano, and William Dougherty on composition.
Receiving the Award will support Rhyuhn’s music education by covering his college audition recording and travel needs, both for piano and composition. The Award funds will also allow him to take consultation lessons and meet prospective teachers.