Schroeder receives fellowship

Oct. 3, 2012


Dr. Phillip Schroeder, professor of music at Henderson State University, has received a 2013 Individual Artist Fellowship award from the Arkansas Arts Council. He will be honored at a luncheon Oct. 17 during ArtLinks, the arts council’s annual statewide arts conference at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

The fellowship recipients were selected by a jury of out-of-state professional artists, writers, performers and art administrators. More information is available at http://www.arkansasarts.org/what-new/detail.aspx?id=247.

Schroeder’s music for soloists, chamber ensembles, live electronics, orchestra, and choir, has been described by critics as “wonderfully evocative,” “ethereal,” “rich in subtle detail,” and “full of elegant nuance.” His diverse musical life parallels the diversity of his surroundings, having lived in 12 states. Schroeder composes prolifically, concertizes as a pianist, improvises with a variety of ensembles, and conducts orchestral and chamber groups. He played trumpet and electric bass, and sang in choirs in his youth.

Music by Schroeder appears on the Innova, Ravello/Capstone, Boston Records, Vienna Modern Masters, and Cold Blue labels.
 

 
 
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Ali Brown is biology major and dance minor from Atlanta, Texas who plans to attend medical school after finishing her bachelor’s of science degree at Henderson. To some, this might seem odd, but she explains, “I love science and dancing allows me to study the movement of the body and also be artistic which to me, is something that everyone should venture out and experience.”
“I am going to medical school because I've always had an interest in the body and in health. Being a doctor will allow me to have a job where I will be able to love what I do.”
 

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