GREEN, Doris

Position: Member
Categories: USA

Doris Green, MA. Retired Fulbright Scholar/US Department Cultural Specialist; President, Pan African Performing Arts Preservation Association. She is an ethnomusicologist, musician, dancer, certified teacher of Labanotation, creator of Greenotation, a system for notating the percussion instruments of African ensembles. Greenotation enables one to notate the music, and align it with the dance movements, creating an integrated score with a conterminous relationship just as it is in Africa. Born in Brooklyn, did her undergraduate and graduate studies at Brooklyn College and New York University respectively. She was a faculty member at Brooklyn College wining three CUNY Faculty research Awards. She also taught at New York University, New School for Social Research, and Adelphi University. Her awards enabled her to teach and conduct research throughout Africa. With the Fulbright award she taught in Ivory Coast and the Gambia.