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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Henning Schroeder

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Name: Henning Schroeder
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:20 PM
Presentation Venue: Katzin Concert Hall
Presentation Title: Trio Music by David Colson (world premiere) and Keith Murphy
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 18

Henning Schröder has performed throughout Europe, Asia and North America, both as a soloist and in groups as diverse as the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and Max Raabe & Palast Orchester. As baritone saxophonist of the Capitol Quartet and with his duo partner, pianist Yu-Lien The, Henning explores both the standard and contemporary repertoire of his instrument. A Yamaha Performing Artist, he has been featured in performances, lectures, clinics and as a composer at international conferences and festivals in Europe and the US. Henning holdsdegrees in saxophone performance and saxophone pedagogy from the University of Arts Berlin, Western Michigan University and the University of Illinois. He studied with Debra Richtmeyer, Johannes Ernst, Trent Kynaston and Chip McNeill. Henning is an Associate Professor of Music at Ohio Northern University. He spends his summers in North Carolina as a member of the Brevard Summer Music Festival Artist Faculty.

Other Performers / Participants


Ellen Breakfield-Glick



Ellen Breakfield-Glick, Assistant Professor of Clarinet at Western Michigan University, maintains an active and varied performing career. She is a member of CityMusic Cleveland Chamber Orchestra and frequently performs with the Louisville Orchestra and the Jacksonville Symphony throughout the Midwest. An avid chamber musician, Dr. Breakfield-Glick has performed at Lincoln Center, Kilbourn Hall, and the Smithsonian. She is a member of Music In the American Wild, an NEA-sponsored chamber music group, which was recently selected as the Eastman School of Music/Artistshare New Artist Project.

Dr. Breakfield-Glick received a Bachelor of Music Degree from the Eastman School of Music and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts Degrees from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance. She is a graduate of Eastman’s Arts Leadership Program with a focus in entrepreneurship and marketing. Her teachers have included Daniel Gilbert, Kenneth Grant, Robert DiLutis, Michael Webster and Harry Hill.

Yu-Lien The



Yu-Lien TheAssistant Professor of Piano at Western Michigan University, has performed throughout the US, Europe and Southeast-Asia, including appearances at the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, Zankel Hall at Carnegie, and as a soloist with the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, the Kammerorchester Hannover, and the Baroque Orchestra L'Arco. A sought-after chamber musician, she frequently collaborates with saxophonists Joe Lulloff and Henning Schröder. Dr. The has been involved in numerous commissions and world premieres of works by Dorothy Chang, Anna Clyne, David Lang, Carter Pann, and Frederic Rzewski. She is a prizewinner of the 12th International Piano Competition Viotti-Valsesia and the Deutsche Musikwettbewerb.
Dr. The obtained piano performance degrees from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover and the Hochschule für Musik Detmold as well as a D.M.A. from Michigan State University. Her principal piano teachers were Arie Vardi, Anatol Ugorski, Deborah Moriarty and Lori Sims.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Cat Tales for soprano saxophone, clarinet (or alto saxophone) and piano David Colson 10
Two Meditations Keith Murphy 8