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.

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