Local Classical Featured Artist – 11/01/21 – 11/14/21
In this week’s playlist, we are featuring local composer and Butler University Professor, Michael Schelle. A man of many talents, he has been the Composer in Residence and founder of the notorious JCA Composers Orchestra at Butler University, a two-time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize in Music, a finalist for the International Humour in Poetry Competition (Paris), a published author (film music book), and a restaurant critic. Schelle’s music has been commissioned and/or performed by over 350 orchestras, symphonic bands, and professional chamber ensembles across the US and abroad including the Chicago Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Milwaukee Symphony, the major orchestras of Pittsburgh, Louisville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Portland (OR), Dayton, Nashville, Kansas City, Arizona, Honolulu and Springfield (MA), the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and many more.
We’ll hear Michael talk about some of his pieces in this playlist. Connect with our Local Classical channel to hear works by Michael Schelle and more local artists.