Avery Griffin is a baritone, sound engineer, music educator and composer from Weehawken, New Jersey. He has worked with a wide variety of musicians and other artists including conductors Simon Carrington, Jane Glover, Andrew Megill and Andrew Parrot, composers Martin Amlin, Jon Deak, Jon Magnussen and Joseph Maneri, and choreographer Mark Morris. He has participated in several distinguished concert series including the Spoleto USA and Mostly Mozart Festivals in the United States and the Golden Mask Festival in Moscow; he is currently a member of the Festival Chorale at the Carmel Bach Festival in Carmel, CA.
Avery is a passionate advocate of new music and has performed works by a wide variety of composers ranging from IRCAM great Pascale Criton to microtonal pioneer Ezra Sims. A composer himself, Avery’s music has been performed by prestigious ensembles including the Choir of Trinity Church, Wall Street. In addition to his work with Roomful of Teeth Avery is also a Teaching Artist with New York Philharmonic’s Very Young Composer Program and serves as sound engineer and website manager for Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan. Averygriffin.com