Dr. Marcia Green graduated from the Eastman School of Music where she studied voice, piano, and organ. She obtained advanced degrees from The State University of New York at Buffalo (M. Ed.) and the doctorate (in interdisciplinary music education) from the University of Southern California. She studied voice with Eileen Farrell at the Peabody Conservatory and appeared with Opera Sacra, Opera Western New York, Syracuse Opera, and the New York City Opera.
A prominent educator, she created and teaches the courses "The Don Juan Myth in Music and Literature" and "The Faust Myth in Music and Literature" at San Francisco State University. She has lectured widely in the United States, Canada, England, Portugal, Russia, and Italy. Her articles and essays on music, cinema, literature, and the arts have appeared in a wide variety of publications and have been translated into many languages. Her essays on music and film appear regularly in Cineforum. Her film, "La ci darem...'yo mama!" was screened in New York, San Francisco, Bologna, Boston, and other venues. She is a specialist in the relations of music to the other art forms, humanities, and psychology and is the founder, Executive Director and CFO of the Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA), a non-profit organization dedicated to bring together the education resource potentials for the arts and humanities.