Zachary Green is a Madison, WI-born composer, writer, teacher, and administrator, and the founder/director of the Madison New Music Festival. Upon receiving his masters degree from The Juilliard School in 2017, Zachary received the Joseph W. Polisi Prize for exemplifying Juilliard's values of the "artist as citizen," as well as a $10,000 Benzaquen Career Advancement Grant. As a writer, Zachary has interviewed musicians such as Huang Ruo, Leon Fleisher, and Leonard Slatkin for The Juilliard Journal. As a teacher, Zachary has served as an Ear Training Teaching Fellow at Juilliard, a Morse Teaching Artist Fellow in New York City’s P.S. 11, and has taught theory at the Brevard Music Center. His chamber, vocal, and dance compositions have been performed around the United States by organizations such as Fifth House Ensemble, Periapsis Music and Dance, pianist Robert Fleitz, The Phoenix Concerts, and members of the Kenosha Symphony Orchestra. Upcoming projects include commissions from the New York Choreographic Institute and the Rogue Trio.