Described as “passionate, electrifying, and innovative,” international, Billboard-charting recording artists, Chelsey Green and The Green Project, break down stereotypes of traditional string playing. By fusing traditional classical technique with popular songs and original pieces in various genres – including R&B, Pop, Soul, Funk, Jazz and more – Dr. Chelsey Green brings vibrant violin, viola and rich vocals to audiences in a whole new way.
The Green Project has toured around the world and performed many prestigious venues and events including the Strathmore Music Center, the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, BET Honors Awards Dinner, The John F. Kennedy Center, Blues Alley, The Citadel in Cairo, Kuwait National Opera House, Bahrain Spring of Culture Festival and more!
The Green Project, released their debut CD, “Still Green: The EP” in April 2012 to rave reviews. Their most recent album, “The Green Room,” their highly anticipated second release and first full length album, debuted on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Album Chart at #22 and #7 on the iTunes Jazz Albums chart!
Dedicated to educating our youth, Chelsey Green and The Green Project spend time devoted to the community by providing a wide range of educational music workshops to city and county schools, after school programs, educational groups and more. Committed to spreading the love of live music to younger generations, Chelsey Green and The Green Project work with students from all backgrounds and expose them to the possibilities of what music can be. Visit www.chelseygreen.com/education for more information.
The Green Project has received multiple awards and nominations including the following:
2010 :: DMV Award “Best Alternative Artist”
2011 :: Washington Area Music Association (WAMMIE) Nominee “Best New Artist”
2012 :: ASCAP Plus Award Recipient
2012 :: WAMMIE Nominee “Debut Album”
2013-14 :: PVAC Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Young Entrepreneurship Grant and Scholarship Recipient
2014 :: Listed in Washington City Paper’s “Best of DC Music 2014”
2015 :: WAMMIE Nominee “Jazz Recording” and “Jazz Instrumentalist”
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