Schneider has written over 80 works.

The most noted are below. For questions about scores, e-mail winstonfschneiderinquiries@gmail.com (updated January, 2022).

Symphony in B-flat Minor, "Revelation"  (2022)

for orchestra

* completed January 2, 2022

Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Quintet (2021)

for string quintet (2 violins, 2 violas, and cello)

* 2022 MTNA Junior Composition Competition national winner  

* inspired by one of the world’s rarest insects, an endangered species that is only found in Nebraska

The Big Umbrella / La Sombrilla Grande (2021)

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

* featuring the book, "The Big Umbrella" by Amy June Bates and Juniper Bates

* English and Spanish version available on YouTube

* Melissa Tatreau-Holtmeier, violin; Jenna Ferdon, violin; Jesse Griggs, viola, Dr. Elizabeth Grunin, cello; Dr. Janka Krajciova, piano; Grazzia Rode-Sagastume, narrator 

* premiere August 14, 2021

Performing Ernestly (2021) 

for violins, viola, cellos and piano

* commissioned by Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory 

* premiered July 2021 at RMSC Goes Virtual in Concert

* performed by RMSC musicians, now on YouTube 

* inspired by Ernest Richardson

Expiculating Quintet (2021)

for clarinet, bassoon, violin, viola, and cello
 

* prestigious Honorable Mention award for ASCAP's 2021 Morton Gould Young Composers Award

Battle of Five Armies (2021)

for winds , brass, and percussion 

* recorded by the New York Youth Symphony on May 2, 2021, conducted by Na'Zir McFadden

* released on May 13, 2021 on Spotify

* inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s book, “The Hobbit”

String Symphony No. 1 in G major "Composed At One" (2020)

for string orchestra

* premiered July, 2021 at SoundWaves Concert, by SoundWaves Continuum Orchestra

* first place, SoundWaves 2020 Composition Contest

* conducted by Maestro Ernest Richardson

* inspired by composition competition prompt by Patti Ritchie 

Symphony in G minor (2020)

for orchestra

* written during pandemic year

* inspired by the countless hours spent composing alone when the world shut down

Symphony in E Major (2020)

for orchestra

* written during pandemic year

* inspired by the countless hours spent composing alone when the world shut down

Symphony in D Major (2020)

for orchestra

* written during pandemic year

* inspired by the countless hours spent composing alone when the world shut down

Trying to Catch a Cloudless Sulphur (2020)

for solo flute

* performed and recorded by virtuosic flutist Mimi Stillman

* selected for "ComposerLab Flute: Young American Composers" program for composers under 30, 2021

* performed for “Broadcast: Young Composers Marathon,” Curtis Summerfest 2020 

* inspired by trying to catch by cloudless sulphur butterflies at “Dandelion Park” growing up, and the one time I didn’t catch any 

Pests, Parasites and Plagues (2020)

for viola and clarinet

* played by Jessica Meyer and Benjamin Fingland as a part of the New York Youth Symphony Composing Program, fall 2020

The Summer of COVID-19 (from the Perspective of a 17-year-old Girl) (2020)

for septet and spoken voice 

* commissioned by the Omaha Symphony, a joint project with the Durham Museum, to archive the pandemic 

* performed and recorded by the Omaha Symphony, October, 2020 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, conducted by Maestro Ernest Richardson 

Jack Skellington’s Prelude (2020)

for solo cello

* played by Philip Sheegog as a part of the New York Youth Symphony Composing Program, fall 2020

* inspired by Halloween and the character Jack Skellington

Festival in Hobbiton (2020)

for string octet

* MTNA regional first place, 2020

* inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien's book, "The Hobbit"

Sonatina in D minor (2020)

for solo violin

* performed by Hannah Landrum of the Minnesota Orchestra, summer 2020

Beryllium (2019)

for cello, violin, clarinet and piano

* performed and recorded by Ars Futura (Cleveland based contemporary music ensemble)

* inspired by the silver-grey, alkaline earth metal element 

The Jocund Overture (2019)

for chamber orchestra

* played by Orchestra Omaha, 2019

* MTNA regional first place, 2019

* an orchestration and expansion of "The Jocund Melody"

The Jocund Melody (2018)

for string trio

* commissioned by the Omaha Conservatory of Music for their fall fundraising “melody reveal” annual appeal helped to raise $68,800 ($38,800 over their $30,000 goal), 2018.

Insect Suite (2018)

for orchestra

* an 11-minute orchestra piece debuted in New York by Face the Music in 2018 as a part of MATA Jr. Festival

* performed by the Omaha Symphony in February, 2020 at the Holland Performing Arts Center, conducted by Maestro Ernest Richardson

* three movements: I. The Stinkbug, II. The Whistling Tarantula, III. Fireflies 

Early Works (2015 - 2018)

Scherzo of the Feather Stars

for string quartet

* performed by Dallas Symphony players in Dallas in 2018

* won first nationally in NAfME Composition Competition, 2018

Ootheca (The Insect March) 

electronic 

* won first nationally in NAfME Electronic Composition Competition, 2018

* inspired by a praying mantis egg case 

String Quartet in G minor

for string quartet

* included in Nebraska Public Media's "What If..." series, Growing Great Beginnings - Season 1, Episode 2

String Quartet in E-flat Major

for string quartet

* included in Nebraska Public Media's "What If..." series, Root Research - Season 2, Episode 2

Violin and Piano Waltz in E minor

for violin and piano

* performed at OCM Composer's Symposium

* featured in the Nebraska's Rising Stars concert (UNO)

String Quartet in A minor

for string quartet

* performed at OCM Composer's Symposium

* featured in the Nebraska's Rising Stars concert (UNO)

Sonatina in E minor 

for violin and piano

* performed at OCM Composer's Symposium

* featured in the Nebraska's Rising Stars concert (UNO)

String Quartet in D minor 

for string quartet

* NFMC's Nebraska Junior Composers Contest, first place, 2018

String Quartet No. 1

for string quartet

* MTNA regional first place, 2016

Attack of the Jabberwock

for solo piano

* national second place winner in "Hal Leonard, Carol Klose Composition Competition," 2015

* featured in "Inside the Mind of the Artist" Composers Symposium (OCM)

* inspired by Lewis Carroll's poem "Jabberwocky"

Earliest Works 

Cicada Named Fada 

for solo piano

Snowman, Snowman, Don’t You Melt

for solo piano