Avery Griffin is a baritone, composer, and music educator working extensively in New England, New York, and New Jersey. He has worked with/under a wide variety of musicians and other artists including conductors Simon Carrington, Andrew Parrot, and Jane Glover, composers Joseph Maneri, Ezra Sims, and Toby Twining and choreographer Mark Morris. He has participated in several distinguished concert series and festivals including the Spoleto USA and Mostly Mozart Festivals in the United States and the Golden Mask Festival in Moscow. Most of Avery’s work as a choral musician is centered around the St. Thomas Church Choir of Men and Boys at 5th Avenue in Manhattan under the direction of maestro John Scott. Avery is, however, primarily a passionate advocate of new music and has performed works by living composers ranging from IRCAM great Pascale Criton. In addition to Roomful of Teeth Avery is also a charter member of NotaRiotous, the chamber ensemble of the Boston Microtonal Society, and a new member Toby Twining Music, promoting the music of Toby Twining.