Carl Schroeder of Minneapolis, Minnesota, composes music for concert band, orchestra, choir, chamber ensembles and piano that is often inspired by American history and current events. As a pianist, he actively performs his original music.

    His large ensemble music has been performed by more than 30 concert bands, orchestras and choirs, including the Air Force Band of Mid-America and Ukraine's Chamber Choir Kyiv. He has received commissions from several ensembles and individuals, and four CDs of his music have been released. His most frequently performed compositions include the instrumental large ensemble pieces Agora, Christine's Lullaby, The Minnesota Portraits and Remembrance, as well as the choral work Two December Carols. He is a graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.

  Upcoming performance
  World premiere of Southwest Memories for wind ensemble
   Mon., Dec. 12, 7 pm - Basilica of St. Mary, Mpls, MN - Southwest Wind Ensemble



Listen to a recording of Christine's Lullaby
performed by the MYS Symphony Orchestra