Emily Green grew up in Ottawa, Ontario. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in composition from the University of Toronto, and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in composition at the Manhattan School of Music, where she studies with Reiko Fueting. Green has been commissioned by numerous ensembles, including the Ottawa Children's Choir, the Exultate Chamber Singers, Pax Christi Chorale, and Modern Sound Collective. Being a vocalist herself, she has a particular interest in vocal and choral music and enjoys exploring the full range and capabilities of the human voice. She also strives to challenge and expand technical boundaries and expectations within vocal music: In particular, she is currently interested in exploring alternative tuning systems, and expanding the repertoire of microtonal vocal music.
Green is also a passionate music educator. She especially enjoys working with beginner students, and has taught voice, theory, and composition both privately, and with several organizations including Sistema Toronto, which provides free, after-school music instruction to students from low-income families. She is passionate about developing a personal curriculum which incorporates a wide variety of musical skills and concepts, in order to create well-rounded musicians with the necessary foundations to enter any musical discipline, whether it be performance, composition, conducting, or otherwise.