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EVENTS

5.25.24

Performance of Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Quintet; Movement I: Allegro con Brio, by the Sempre Musick Orchestra   |   West Parish Church, 129 Reservation Road   |   tickets available online or at the door ($20/adults, $10/kids)   |   Andover, MA

4.22.24 - 4.28.24

Interview on From the Top with host, Peter Dugan. From the Top is broadcast on nearly 200 stations nationwide, and is the most popular one-hour weekly syndicated classical program on public radio. Schneider's interview and music showcase will air on Show 446 / Earth Day Special.
Listen via SoundCloud beginning April 22nd:   
https://fromthetop.org/show/show-446/
Listen by podcast:     https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510026/from-the-top  beginning April 22nd (podcast is the director’s cut (longer interviews) and will be released in 2 parts)
Listen by Radio. In Omaha, listen on KVNO 90.7 on Sunday April 28 at 5:00 pm.
Listen on KVNO's app. Here's a listings for other radio stations in other parts of the country  https://www.fromthetop.org/listen/where-to-listen/.
|   NPR national broadcast and podcast   |   NPR

3.18.24

Premiere of Shortchanged Scherzo: A Fleeced Fandango   |   MTNA National Convention   |   Atlanta, GA   |   4 PM

3.24.24

Performance of Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Quintet by Chamber Project Saint Louis |    |   CMS Concert Hall   |   Saint Louis, MO   |   4 PM

11.19.23

Premiere of the youth orchestra arrangement of "Symphony in G minor, Movement IV: Allegro con brio (adapted and abridged for youth orchestra)," performed by Omaha Area Youth Orchestra's Youth Philharmonic   |  Fall Concert   |   Iowa Western Community College   |   Council Bluffs, IA   |   5 PM

11.5.23

Youth Symphony Fall Concert. Winston Schneider is the pianist for the Omaha Area Youth Orchestra's Youth Symphony   |   UNO   |   Omaha, NE   |   3 PM

11.3.23

Four Teen Guys, a music variety show, featuring Omaha teens and long-time friends Winston F. Schneider, Liam Richardson, Quintus Fusselman, and Christopher Lee. Come share their passion for performing. It's a wonderful escape into the world of classical music and musical theater: towering piano classics / music theater favorites / string masterpieces / fun duets / good laughs / great friends   |   Omaha Conservatory of Music   |   Smith Recital Hall   |   $5 suggested donation to the String Sprouts   |   Doors open at 7, open seating   |   Omaha, NE   |   7:30 PM

9.23.23 & 9.24.23

Steamboat Symphony Orchestra will kick off it's 32nd Season with "Young Virtuosos," a concert that will showcase the incredible talent of young virtuosos. The concert will feature 15-year-old American composer Winston Schneider’s Anniversary Overture, as well Saint-Saens’ breathtaking Violin Concerto performed by 15-year-old Taryn Geiger, and the works of 19th century romantic composer Felix Mendelssohn, including his Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, which he wrote at age 17.   |   Strings Music Pavilion   |   Steamboat Springs, CO   |   7 PM

8.12.23

House concert featuring Bach's entire G Major suite for unaccompanied cello performed by Winston Schneider, and Bach's entire E Major Partita for unaccompanied violin performed by Clara Maloley  |  Fusselman Music Studio  |  Limited seating  |  Reservation required  |  e-mail winstonfschneiderinquiries@gmail.com for more information   |   Free   |   Omaha, NE   |   5 PM 

7.21.23

7.29.23

Premiere of the string orchestra arrangement of the first movement of "Salt Creek Tiger Beetle"  (with Schneider on cello)   |   SoundWaves Concert Series: Orchestra Finale Concert  at 4:30 PM   |   11 AM concert includes "Suggestion Diabolique" by Sergei Prokofiev performed by Schneider on piano. Also hear Schneider in piano ensembles   |   1:30 PM Chamber music concert includes Schneider on cello in "Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478, by W. A. Mozart, I. Allegro   |   Simon Concert Hall, Omaha Conservatory of Music   |   Free and open to the public   |   Omaha, NE   |   11 AM, 1:30 PM. 4:30 PM 
Premiere of the "The Barnestormers" piano duet, Lied Center Piano Academy 2023   |   Westbrook Music Building, UNL campus   |   Free and open to the public   |   Lincoln, NE   |   11 AM concert

10.15.22

Premiere of "Harmonious Projection"   |   Project Harmony's 25th Anniversary Gala: The Light Within   |   Holland Performing Arts Center   |   Project Harmony’s 25th milestone represents a quarter century of protecting children, collaborating with professionals and engaging the community in its mission to end child abuse and neglect. The concert will feature child musical prodigies and celebrate the impactful and lifesaving work of Project Harmony over the past 25 years.  The Light Within concert will include a world premiere composition, "Harmonious Projection," by Winston Schneider to honor Project Harmony’s 25th Anniversary  |  Omaha, NE   |   8 PM concert 

9.23.22 & 9.24.22

Premiere of "Anniversary Overture"   |   Omaha Symphony   |   Holland Performing Arts Center   |   The 2022/23 season begins, and Maestro Ankush Kumar Bahl and the Omaha Symphony celebrate with both brand new and beloved repertoire. Local Wunderkind, Winston Schneider, opens the season with a commission by our partners at 90.7 KVNO, Omaha’s Classical Radio, in celebration of the station’s 50th anniversary: "Anniversary Overture," Schneider’s Omaha Symphony Masterworks debut and a world premiere. Then, enthralling young cellist Gabriel Martins makes his Omaha Symphony debut with one of the most beloved works in all of the solo repertoire, Elgar's Cello Concerto. The program ends with two French favorites —Debussy’s mutable La Mer and Ravel’s exacting Bolero.   |   Omaha, NE  |  7:30 PM 

7.30.22

SoundWaves Concerts   |   Omaha Conservatory of Music, Simon Concert Hall   | 10 AM concert includes a new work, "Polytonal String Quartet," played by Anne Nagosky, violin; Andrew Irvin, violin; Clark Potter, viola; and Andrew Bukowinski, cello. 11 AM concert includes Rhapsody in B minor by J. Brahms performed by Schneider. Also hear Schneider in piano ensembles (with 6 grand pianos on stage), and rhythm ensemble works (with Schneider on drum kit). Evening 7 PM orchestra performances include Sinfonia N. 7 in D minor by F. Mendelssohn, Assez vif. Tres rythme from Quartet in F Majoy by M. Ravel, and Mustangs by S. Hill (with Schneider on cello)   |  Open to the public   |   Omaha, NE   |  10 AM, 11 AM, 7 PM

3.27.22 

Premiere of "Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Quintet" for  two violins, two violas and cello, performed by Jenna Ferdon - violin, Jessica Hanson - violin, Jesse Griggs - viola, Ruth Meints - viola, and Tim Strang - cello. "Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Quintet" is first place winner in the 2022 MTNA National Composition Competition, Junior Level (ages 11 - 14)   |   2022 MTNA Competition Winners Concert   |   Online Premiere   |   3:30 PM (CT)

8.14.21 

Premiere of "The Big Umbrella" and "La Sombrilla Grande" for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano and spoken voice. Commissioned by the Omaha Conservatory of Music, for their "Stories from Childhood" series, sponsored by Debbi and Speedy Zweiback, this work features the books, "The Big Umbrella" and "La Sombrilla Grande" by Amy June Bates and Juniper Bates. It will be performed by Melissa Tatreau-Holtmeier, violin; Jenna Ferdon, violin; Jesse Griggs, viola, Dr. Elizabeth Grunin, cello; Dr. Janka Krajciova, piano; and Grazzia Rode-Sagastume, narrator   |   Omaha Conservatory of Music, Simon Concert Hall   |   Afternoon performance at the Arts Block Party, evening performance at the 20th Anniversary Gala   |   1 PM & 8 PM

7.24.21 

Premiere of "String Symphony No. 1 in G major, 'Composed At One,'" for string orchestra, performed by the 2021 SoundWaves Institute's Continuum Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Ernest Richardson. "String Symphony No. 1 in G major, 'Composed At One,'" is first prize winner in the 2020 SoundWaves Composition Competition   |   Omaha Conservatory of Music, Simon Concert Hall   |   Open to the public   |   7 PM

7.24.21 

SoundWaves Piano Concert  |  Omaha Conservatory of Music, Simon Concert Hall   |  Hear Hungarian Rhapsody No. 8 by F. Liszt performed by Schneider. Also hear Fantastic Journey: Eight Etudes with Electronic Tape (1984) by H. Jackson, Kitty Valse by G. Faure, and Triple Dip by R.D. Vandall (with 6 grand pianos on stage) performed by Schneider and ensemble |  Open to the public   |   11 AM

6.15.21 

Premiere of "Performing Ernestly" for violin, viola, cello and piano  |  Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory's "RMSC Goes Virtual Concert"  |  Online Concert |  Open to the public on Zoom 7:30 PM (CT)

5.13.21

Premiere of "Battle of Five Armies"   |   New York Youth Symphony   |   Composition Date 2021:  a release party of recordings, featuring the premieres of original works by NYYS composers including Schneider's "The Battle of Five Armies," for brass, winds and percussion. This virtual event will include introductions by each composer and a visual score sharing so audience members can follow along.   |   Open to the public via registering on Zoom   |   5 PM (ET)   |   4 PM (CT)

5.2.21

New York Youth Symphony   |   Scheduled recording of Schneider's "The Battle of Five Armies," a new work for brass, winds and percussion   |   The DiMenna Center for Classical Music   |   New York City, NY 

3.18.21

ComposerLab Flute: Young American Composers  |  Dolce Suono Ensemble   |  Includes Schneider's "Trying to Catch a Cloudless Sulphur"  |  Online composition masterclass with celebrated composer David Ludwig and acclaimed flutist  Mimi Stillman   |   Open to the public via Livestream on DSE’s Facebook page   |  7 -9 PM (ET)  |  6 - 8 PM (CT)  

10.18.20

Premiere of "The Summer of COVID-19 (from the Perspective of a 17-year-old Girl"   |   Omaha Symphony   |   Holland Performing Arts Center   |   Beethoven's glorious septet–a tour de force for solo strings, clarinet, French horn, and bassoon–takes center stage at the Holland, concluding a program of unconventional but soon-to-be-favorite pairings. Hear intimate and challenging works by Strauss and Glière while getting to know three living composers: Caroline Shaw, Robert Honstein, and Omaha's own wunderkind Winston Schneider.   |   2 PM    |   Omaha, NE

8.29.20

Premiere of "Trying to Catch a Cloudless Sulphur"   |   Curtis Young Artist Summer Program Composers Concert   |   an online concert   |   Hear the  premiere of "Trying to Catch a Cloudless Sulphur," a solo flute piece performed by flute soloist Mimi Stillman   |   11 AM   |   Online

7.25.20

Soundwaves Chamber Music Concert   |   Omaha Conservatory of Music   |  Hear E. Dohnanyi - Serenade, Op. 10 - V. Rondo: Allegro vivace, string trio, Winston Schneider on cello   |   1 PM   |   Omaha, NE

5.19.20

Premiere of "Sonatina in D minor: Allegro, Allegretto giocoso"   |   2020 Young Composers Concert    |   an online concert   |   Hear the premiere of Sonatina in D minor: Allegro, Allegretto giocoso, a solo violin piece performed by Hanna Landrum of the Minnesota Orchestra   |   2 PM   |   Online

2.23.20

Nebraska premiere of "Insect Suite"   |   Omaha Symphony "Buzzing About Bugs"   |   Holland Performing Arts Center   |   Hear the Nebraska premiere of "Insect Suite," an 11 minute piece for full orchestra. Also learn about the incredible insects in your own backyard in this musical adventure, presented in partnership with Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.    |   2 PM   |   Omaha, NE

9.28.19

Premiere of "The Jocund Overture"  |  Orchestra Omaha Concert, "Wunderkinder"  |   Omaha Conservatory of Music  |   7 PM   |   Program:  Schneider - The Jocund Overture; Mozart - Symphony No.38 “Prague” in D Major, K.504; Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op.64 (feat. William Wolcott, violin)

9.18.19

ARTSCANVAS.ORG  |   PBS NewsHour  |   NET's "What If... " story picked up nationally  |   Bugs and books become inspiration for this 11-year-old composer  |  See article as a front page feature story this week only!

6.15.19

Premiere of "Beryllium"  |  Young Composers Program 2019  |  Hear the premiere of "Beryllium" performed by Cleveland based contemporary music ensemble Ars Futura  |  12 PM  |   Cleveland, OH

6.13.19

NET  |   What If...  |   Tune In  |  Feature story about Winston in this program  |  Time TBA  |   Nebraska

4.16.19

NET  |   Nebraska Stories  |   Tune In  |  Feature story about Winston in this program  |  8 PM  |   Nebraska
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