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Michael Schneider

Adjunct Faculty, Music — Viola

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Michael Schneider is a violist who plays an active role in the Chicago arts community. As a performing artist he collaborates with contemporary ensembles such as Fifth House Ensemble and Chicago Composers Orchestra, performs with regional orchestras throughout the Midwest, and has an active chamber and solo career. International performance reviews have regarded Michael’s playing as “elegant, soulful and poetic.” Using music to unite communities is a central aspect of Michael’s life. He recently held the Education and Outreach Assistant position at the Grant Park Music Festival working with over 2,000 kids from dozens of neighborhoods throughout Chicagoland. Michael is the Program Assistant for Sharing Notes, a local non-proNit organization that brings over 70 performances to hospitals in the Chicago area. Michael’s inspiration to create a life through music was fueled by his hometown teacher, Michael Klotz. Michael Schneider completed his Master of Music at the Chicago College of Performing Arts and his Bachelor of Music at the Cleveland Institute of Music,

  • M.M. — music, Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • B.M. — music, Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Michael Schneider
    Michael Schneider
    SnoStudios Photography

Michael Schneider

Michael Schneider is a violist who plays an active role in the Chicago arts community. As a performing artist he collaborates with contemporary ensembles such as Fifth House Ensemble and Chicago Composers Orchestra, performs with regional orchestras throughout the Midwest, and has an active chamber and solo career. International performance reviews have regarded Michael’s playing as “elegant, soulful and poetic.” Using music to unite communities is a central aspect of Michael’s life. He recently held the Education and Outreach Assistant position at the Grant Park Music Festival working with over 2,000 kids from dozens of neighborhoods throughout Chicagoland. Michael is the Program Assistant for Sharing Notes, a local non-proNit organization that brings over 70 performances to hospitals in the Chicago area. Michael’s inspiration to create a life through music was fueled by his hometown teacher, Michael Klotz. Michael Schneider completed his Master of Music at the Chicago College of Performing Arts and his Bachelor of Music at the Cleveland Institute of Music,

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Michael Schneider is a violist who plays an active role in the Chicago arts community. As a performing artist he collaborates with contemporary ensembles such as Fifth House Ensemble and Chicago Composers Orchestra, performs with regional orchestras throughout the Midwest, and has an active chamber and solo career.

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Adjunct Faculty, Music — Viola

Education

  • M.M. — music, Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • B.M. — music, Cleveland Institute of Music
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