Bio

Elisabeth Mehl Greene is a composer of music and words working in the Washington DC area with a doctorate from the University of Maryland. Her opera Hajar won a commission from the University of Maryland and was a finalist for the Dominick Argento Chamber Opera Competition. Her scenes written at Tapestry Opera’s Composer-Librettist Laboratory receive performances around the US and Canada. DC area choir, Six Degree Singers, premiered her choral works including COLOR, an eleven-movement piece for choir and instruments. Greene’s bilingual children’s opera, Ce que raconte le conte / How the Story Goes was read at the Lycée Rochambeau. Her first opera, Reading Lolita in Tehran, was read by the Maryland Opera Studio’s New Works Initiative. Elisabeth is the author of Lady Midrash: Poems Reclaiming the Voices of Biblical Women; her literary work appears in 45th Parallel, CIRQUE, Lucky Jefferson, NonBinary Review, Bourgeon, Untold Volumes, VoiceCatcher, Mizna, and the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion.