Rachel Kay Green
Music Bldg, Room 215
Rachel Kay Green is the harp professor at University of Arizona. She leads HarpFusion, the world's largest touring harp ensemble, known for its creativity and energy.
She has been first prize winner in many competitions, including the Golden Era of Romantic Music International Competition, the American Fine Arts Festival Russian Music Competition, the Angie Southard Competition, the ENKOR International Music Competition, the Young Texas Artists Music Competition, the T. Gordon Parks Concerto Competition, and the Fourth International Harp Competition in Mexico.
Rachel has toured extensively, giving solo recitals in Hong Kong, at the Rio Harp Festival in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, in New York's Carnegie Hall, and throughout the United States. She has performed for the American Musicological Society, the College Music Society and as first harpist for the Summer Opera Program at the International Lyric Academy in Italy. As concerto soloist, she has appeared with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, the University of Northern Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the Arapahoe Philharmonic.
Rachel received her Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees at the University of Arizona, studying under Dr. Carrol McLaughlin. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado, where she completed a double emphasis in harp performance and piano performance and a minor in Spanish.