Henning Schröder

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Henning Schröder
Instructor, Saxophone
(269) 387-1113
1408 Dalton Center, Mail Stop 5434
Mailing address: 
Irving S. Gilmore School of Music
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5434 USA
  • D.M.A., Saxophone Performance and Literature, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.M., Saxophone Performance, Western Michigan University
  • Konzertexamen, Saxophone, University of Arts Berlin (Soloist Diploma - terminal)
  • Diploma of Saxophone Performance, University of Arts Berlin (Master's equivalent)
  • Diploma of Saxophone Pedagogy, University of Arts Berlin (Bachelor's equivalent)

Saxophonist Henning Schröder has performed throughout Europe, Asia and North America, both as a soloist and in groups as diverse as the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Max Raabe & Palast Orchester, and the Kalamazoo-based Opus21. As baritone saxophonist of the acclaimed Capitol Quartet, with his duo partner, pianist Yu-Lien The, and with the Hiding Duo, 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 holds degrees in saxophone performance and saxophone pedagogy from the University of Arts Berlin and Western Michigan University, as well as a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Illinois. He studied with Debra Richtmeyer, Johannes Ernst, Trent Kynaston, and Chip McNeill. A dedicated pedagogue, Henning is an Associate Professor of Music at Ohio Northern University, where he teaches saxophone, chamber music, music theory, and music history. He spends his summers in North Carolina as a member of the Brevard Summer Music Festival Artist Faculty.