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2017


Capital University "NOW
Music Festival", Columbus, OH  -  February 15 - 19, 2017
Guest Composer
30th annual NOW Music Festival, Capital University Conservatory of Music, Columbus, OH.  Performances of
Michael Schelle's music by the notorious Reuter-Sasaki Piano Duo, chamber ensembles, the Capital Symphony
Orchestra (William Boggs, dir.) 2/19, and the Capital Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Jeffrey Gershman, dir.), 2/18
Capital Symphony Orchestra:  AND THEN THEY JUST DISAPPEAR INTO THE NIGHT (2016)
Capital Symphonic Wind Ensemble:  PRAYER (2012), for cello and chamber winds.  Joseph Mueller, cello


AKADEMIA MUZYCNA W KRAKOWIE   Krakow, Poland  -  March / April, 2017
Guest Composer
Krakow Academy of Music - guest composer / visiting professor of composition
Composition lessons (private & group), masterclasses, lectures, presentations, seminars, concerts.  
Guest artist residency funded by the Erasmus Foundation of Eastern Europe.


INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Terre Haute, IN  -  April 27, 2017
Guest Composer
Performance of PRAYER (2004) for cello and chamber winds
The ISU Wind Ensemble - Dr. Nikk Pilato, conductor


CORONA GUITAR KVARTET,  Copenhagen, Denmark  -  October 1 - 5 / 28 - 30, 2017
World Premiere
Premiere(s) ("on tour") of BURY THE HATCHET (2017) for guitar quartet, commissioned by CGK



FACULTY ARTIST SERIESIndianapolis, IN  -  October 17, 2017
Guest Composer
Butler University School of Music Faculty Artist Series
Performance of RED HERRING (2012) for two tenor saxophones

Featuring Matt Pivec and Jay Young



TOKYO TO NEW YORK New York City - November 17 - 19, 2017
Guest Composer
The critically-acclaimed "Tokyo to New York" concert series of new music by Japanese and American composers.
Annual chamber concerts throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn and Japan (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, etc.).
Premiere of  CHORDS THAT RHYME WITH YOUR EYES  (2017)  -  for clarinet and piano
Thomas Piercy, clarinet,  Michael Schelle, piano


UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA,  Tampa, FL  -   November 28 - 30, 2017
Guest Composer
Visiting Guest Composer with the USF Composition Department, and
USF Symphonic Band performances of  EXTRACTION ON NO. 9
Matthew McCutchen, music director and conductor



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2016



NOW
MUSIC FESTIVAL, Columbus, OH  -  February 8 - 10, 2016
Guest Composer
29th annual NOW New Music Festival, Capital University Conservatory of Music.  Performances of
TRANQUILIZER
(2015), HEARTLAND (2007) and MYSTIC MOURNING (2014) for chamber ensembles


AKADEMIA MUZYCNA W KRAKOWIE

UNIWERSYTET MUZYCZNY FRYDERYKA CHOPINA,  Krakow & Warsaw, Poland
  -  April 7 - 25, 2016
Guest Composer
Composition masterclasses, lectures, presentations, seminars, meeting with composition faculty and students.
The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music is among the oldest, largest and most recognized music conservatories
in Europe.  Notable alumni include:  Fryderyk Chopin, Witold Lutoslawski, Grazyna Bacewicz, Wanda Landowska,
Andrzej Panufnik, and Ignacy Jan Paderewski. Honoris causa degrees to Nadia Boulanger and Krzysztof Penderecki
The Krakow Academy of Music  -  notable alumni include: conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, and composers
Boguslaw Schaeffer, Wojciech Kilar and Krzysztof Penderecki.



PORTLAND CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
,  Portland, Maine  -  April 9, 2016
8th annual Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival @ the Portland Conservatory of Music
Premiere performances of two new works written for the 80th birthday celebration of Elliott Schwartz:
CHAMBER CONCERTO MMXVI
and BIG STICK DIPLOMACY


TRINITY UNIVE
RSITY
,  San Antonio, TX  -  April 29 - May 2, 2016

Guest Composer
Composition masterclass, rehearsals and premiere performance of  O MAGMA MYSTERIUM
Commissioned by the Trinity University Wind Symphony, Jim Worman, music director and conductor

UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLISIndianapolis, IN  -  September 9, 2016
Guest Composer
U-Indy School of Music "Fridays at the Piano" series
World Premiere of  ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN 2.0 (2016)
Jim Loughery, piano

KALAMAZOO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,  Kalamazoo, MI  -  September 16, 2016
Performances of  DETOUR TO NOWHERE  and  THE LAST RIDE  (from "Spirits")
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Raymond Harvey, music director and conductor
Gala opening concert of the  2016/17 KSO Subscription Series season
Western Michigan University Center for the Performing Arts

AMERICAN COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA "EarShot" New Music Week  -  September 20 - 24, 2016
Guest Composer
Mentor composer (w/ Robert Beaser and Melinda Wagner) for the five national competition finalists,
Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra / ACO / School of Music, Jordan College of the Arts, Butler University
PLUS : performances of Schelle's  STRAIGHT, NO LITHIUM (2010)  for solo piano, and the premiere
performances of  ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN, 2.0  and  ON ONE CONDITION, for solo piano 
September 20, 2016  -  Jim Loughery, piano

BUTLER UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE
,  Indianapolis, IN  -  October 6, 2016
Guest Composer
Performance of  O MAGMA MYSTERIUM  (2015)  for large wind ensemble
Butler University Wind Ensemble, Col. Michael Colburn, music director and conductor
Schrott Center for the Performing Arts

MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY
,  Decatur, IL  -  October 7 - 8, 2016
Guest Composer
Performances of  PRAYER  and  FEAR STRIKES OUT
Millikin University Wind Ensemble, Gary Shaw, music director and conductor
Amy Catron, cello (Prayer),  Mark Babbitt, trombone (Fear Strikes Out)

BUTLER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
,  Indianapolis, IN  -  October 22, 2016
Guest Composer
Performance of  AND THEN THEY JUST DISAPPEAR INTO THE NIGHT  (2016)
Butler Symphony Orchestra, Richard Aulden Clark, conductor

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,  Detroit, MI  -  October 23, 2016
Guest Composer
Performance of  AND THEN THEY JUST DISAPPEAR INTO THE NIGHT
DSO Youth Philharmonic, Kenneth Thompson, music director and conductor

DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA,  Dayton, OH  -  October 30, 2016
Guest Composer
Performances of  AND THEN THEY JUST DISAPPEAR INTO THE NIGHT
Dayton Philharmonic "PhilharMonster" concerts, Neal Gittleman, conductor

SOUTH SHORE ORCHESTRA,  Valparaiso, IN  -  November 11, 2016
Guest Composer
Veteran's Day performance of RESILIENCE, Double Concerto for Viola, Cello and Orchestra
Honoring the 71st anniversary of the end of World War 2
South Shore Orchestra, Troy Webdell, music director and conductor


NEWARK-GRANVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
,  Columbus, OH  -  December 4, 2016
Guest Composer
Performance of  THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY  (2012)
Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra, William Boggs, music director and conductor



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2015

INDIANA ALL-STAR HONOR BAND FESTIVAL
,  Indianapolis, IN  -  February 22, 2015
Performance of WHEN HELL FREEZES OVER
Butler University Wind Ensemble, Michael David Krueger, guest conductor

NORTH MERIDIAN BRASS CHOIR,  Indianapolis, IN  -  March 21, 2015
Premiere of  THE OLD RUGGED MENORAH  for brass and percussion, commissioned by the ensemble
2nd Presbyterian Church, N Meridian St  - (program repeats April 6, Schrott Center for the Performing Arts)
North Meridian Brass Choir, Michael David Krueger, founder / director


7th ANNUAL BACK COVE CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL
PORTLAND (Maine) CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC,  Portland, ME  -  April 9 - 12, 2015
Featured Composer in Residence

Lectures, presentations, and performances of various chambe
r works during the three-day festival


ARTSFEST 2015 "Outlaws and Outsiders"Butler University, Indianapolis, IN  -  April 16, 2015
Third annual 2-week festival / celebration of music and the performing arts
Premiere production / performances of 
THE END OF AL CAPONE  (2014)
 - Commissioned for ArtsFest 2015
30:00 mono-drama / mono-opera for singer/actor and chamber ensemble     
Review of the premiere

COLUMBUS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Columbus, IN  -  April 26, 2015
Guest Composer
Performances of RAIN (2009)
and THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY (2012)
Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Lyon, Guest Conductor

RONEN CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
,  Indianapolis, IN  -  May 12, 2015
Guest Composer
Premiere performance  of THE WOLVES OF PARNASSUS
A new 25:00 work for clarinet / bass clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion
Commissioned by Cathedral Arts, Inc. for the 31st anniversary season of the Ronen Chamber Ensemble
  Concert Review

CULTURES IN HARMONY,  Zimbabwe, Cameroon, etc., August 16 - 31, 2015
Global Premiere of Out of the Past-acaglia  (string trio) for the  Cultures in Harmony  Passacaglia Project
Three American musicians (NYC, Oberlin, San Antonio) on a Cultures in Harmony goodwill tour.
Performances in the Republic of Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Belize, and the Philippines


FORT SMITH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAFort Smith, AR  -  October 1 - 4, 2015
Guest Composer

US premiere of RESILIENCE : Double Concerto for Viola, Cello and Orchestra
Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War 2
Consortium commission from various orchestras in Europe, Japan and the USA.
Fort Smith Symphony Orchestra : John Jeter, Music Director and Conductor
   video excerpts here

KOKOMO SYMPHONIC SOCIETY, Kokomo, IN  -  October 17, 2015
Guest Composer
KSS  chamber concert  features  HEARTLAND (2007) and Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring.
Jose Valenica, Music Director and Conductor


ORCHARD PARK (NY) SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Orchard Park, NY  -  October 30, 2015
Performance of  EXTRACTION ON NO. 8  (2004)
Concert program w/ Charles Ives, Bernard Herrmann, etc.
Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra, David Rudge, Music Director and Conductor


SUNY FREDONIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAFredonia, NY  -  October 31, 2015
Performance of  EXTRACTION ON NO. 8  (2004)
Concert program w/ Charles Ives, Bernard Herrmann, etc.
SUNY Fredonia Symphony Orchestra, David Rudge, Music Director and Conductor


TOKYO TO NEW YORK
,  New York City  -  November 1, 2015
New York City premiere of AKITA EKHO (2014) for solo clarinet
The critically-acclaimed "Tokyo to New York" chamber music concert series in NYC and Tokyo
Thomas Piercy, clarinet and series music director


TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY
Stephenville, TX  -  November 12 - 15, 2015
Multiple performances of  FEAR STRIKES OUT  (2014), for trombone and wind ensemble
("on tour" throughout Texas 11/12-14, then home TSU concert 11/15)
TSU Wind Ensemble, Anthony Pursell, Music Director and Conductor, William Haugeberg, solo trombone


SCHOOL OF MUSIC FACULTY ARTIST SERIES
,  Indianapolis  -  November 17, 2015
Full program of 21st Century chamber music by Michael Schelle : Schellekammermusikonzert
Butler University, College of the Arts, School of Music Faculty Artist Series, Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall
Review here  


BARTLESVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
, Bartlesville, OK  -  November 21, 2015
Performance of  SAMURAI (1999)
Subscription Series  program w/ Wagner (Liebestod), Waxman and Glazunov
Bartlesville Symohony Orchestra, Lauren Green, Music Director and Conductor


THE HARTT SCHOOL (UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
,  Hartford, CT  -  December 9 - 12, 2015
Guest Composer
3-day residency @ The Hartt School : incl. rehearsals and performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
The Hartt Symphonic Wind Ensemble : Glen Ad
sit, Music Director and Conductor


M.A.Y.O. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRABloomington, IN  -  November 15, December 12, 2015

Performances of  EAR INFECTION (2004)
The Musical Arts Youth Organization Orchestra : Lauren Bernofsky, Music Director and Conductor


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2014

SOUTH SHORE ORCHESTRA,  the "Bridge to Beijing" tour of China"  -  January 2014
China premiere of  SUN-WUKONG  for cello and orchestra
The work was included on the SSO tour throughout China  -  12 day China tour, eight (8) concerts
South Shore Orchestra (Valparaiso, IN), Troy Webdell, music director and conductor; Joshua DeVries, cellist


CAPITAL UNIVERSITY "NOW Music Festival"
,  Columbus, OH -  February 11 - 16, 2014
Composer in Residence
Featured Guest Composer for a six-day residency: the NOW Festival at the Conservatory of Music, Capital University.
Presentations, composition seminars, masterclass(es), lectures and performances of a lot of Schellemusik ...
by the Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, the symphonic wind ensemble, and various faculty and guest artis

CAPITAL CONSERVATORY/BEXLEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,  Columbus, OH -  February 16, 2014
Guest Composer
Performances of  SUN-WUKONG and THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY.
Capital Conservatory / Bexley Symphony Orchestra, William Boggs, Music Director and Conductor

SOUTHWEST (AZ) REGION HONORS ORCHESTRA
,  Phoenix, AZ  -  February 13 and 14, 2014
Performances of EXTRACTION ON NO. 8, conducted by Gary Hill (Arizona State University)

NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY
,  Aberdeen, SD  -  February 16, 2014
Performance of EXTRACTION ON NO. 9
Northern State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Boyd Perkins, Music Director and Conductor


CBDNA (College Band Directors National Association),  Muncie, IN  -  February 27 - March 2, 2014
CBDNA Midwest Regional Conference - Ball State University School of Music
Performance of EXTRACTION ON NO. 9  .... Saturday afternoon, March 1st
CBDNA Midwest Intercollegiate Honors Band, Gary Hill (Arizona State University), guest conductor

MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY,  Decatur, IL  -  February 28 - March 2, 2014
Guest Composer
Rehearsals and performances of THE END OF THE WORLD and EXTRACTION ON NO. 9
Millikin University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Gary Shaw, Music Director and Conductor

NEBRASKA STATE BANDMASTERS ASSOC. CONVENTION ,  Lincoln, NE  -  March 6 - 8, 2014
Performance of EXTRACTION ON NO. 9
University of Nebraska Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Anthony Falcone, Music Director and Conductor

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
,  Lincoln, NE  -  March 11, 2014
Performance of EXTRACTION ON NO. 9
University of Nebraska Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Anthony Falcone, Music Director and Conductor

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN,  Ann Arbor, MI  -  Sunday, March 23. 2014 : 7:30 pm
Guest Composer
Performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
University of Michigan Symphonic Band, Mark Norman, Music Director and Conductor

LARRY SHAPIRO, violin
   Indianapolis, IN  -  Tuesday, March 25, 2014 : 7:30 pm
Guest Composer
World Premiere of MYSTIC MOURNING - a.k.a. SRI LAKSMI  (for solo violin and chamber ensemble
(violin, bass clarinet, doublebass, piano, percussion and voice) - commissioned by Ashley Shapiro for this concert.
NUVO review

KUNAMA STRING QUARTET
(Chicago),  Indianapolis, IN  -  April 8, 2014
Featured Visiting Ensemble for the JCA Faculty Artist Series
Performance of SPRECHSTISAMBASTIMME


UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA,  Tampa, FL  -  April 16, 2014
Guest Composer
Performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
University of South Florida Symphonic Band, Matthew McCutchenMusic Director and Conductor

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
,  Albuquerque, NM  -  April 22 - 26, 2014
Guest Composer
Presentations, composition seminar, master class
Rehearsals and performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
University of New Mexico Wind Symphony, Eric Rombach-Kendall, Music Director and Conductor

FORT SMITH (AR) SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,  Fort Smith, AR  -  April 28, 2014
Guest Composer
Two Performances of THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY
Fort Smith Symphony Orchestra : John Jeter, Music Director and Conductor


DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA,  Dayton, OH  -  May 16 and 17, 2014
Guest Composer
Performances of  SWASHBUCKLER !!  (1984)
2013/2014 Subscription Series Concerts - Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Program also includes Beethoven's Symphony No. 9
Neal Gittleman, Music Director and Conductor

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE,  Notre Dame, IN  -  mid-July, 2014
Guest Composer
St. Mary's College 2nd Annual Summer Composition Intensive - two weeks
Guest composer for private lessons, masterclasses, clinics, lectures, seminars, workshops and performances


DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
,  Dayton, OH  -  September 26, 27 and 28, 2014
Guest Composer
Performances of  THE BIG NIGHT  (1991)
2014/2015 Subscription Series Concerts (9/26, 27) - Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
2014/2015 DPO Classical Connections Concerts (9/28) - Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Program also includes Rimsky's Le Coq d'Or and the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Neal Gittleman, Music Director and Conductor

DOANE COLLEGE
,  Crete, NE  -  October 5, 2014  (and "on tour")
Performances of EXTRACTION ON NO. 9
10/5/2014 Homecoming concert, and then "on tour" throughout the Midwest
Doane College Wind Ensemble : Jay Gilbert, Music Director and Conductor


TRINITY UNIVERSITY
,  San Antonio, TX  -  October 24 - 27, 2014

Guest Composer
Lectures, composition masterclass, rehearsals and performance of EXTRACTION ON NO. 9
Trinity University Wind Symphony : Jim Worman, Music Director and Conductor


ROCKFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,
Rockford, IL  -  October 25, 2014
"Music that Goes Bump in the Night!"
Performances of  EXTRACTION ON NO. 8  and  THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY
Rockford Symphony Orchestra : Steven Larsen, Music Director and Conductor


PACIFIC PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
,  Portland, OR  -  November 12 - 15, 2014
Guest Composer
Lectures, composition masterclasses (Pacific University), rehearsals and performances of orchestral works
 - including  VOX HUMANA
Pacific Philharmonic Orchestra:  Bryce Seliger, Music Director and Conductor


KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY,
  Atlanta, GA  -  November 19, 2014
Performance of  PRAYER  for cello and chamber winds
KSU Wind Ensemble : David Kehler, Music Director and Conductor,
Charae Krueger, cello

CARMEL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
,  Carmel, IN  -  December 13, 2014

Guest Composer

Two (2) Performances of THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY
Carmel Symphony Orchestra : David Bowden, Music Director and Conductor




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2013



MANHATTAN CONTEMPORARY CHAMBER ENSEMBLE,  New York City  -  March 15, 2013

Guest Composer
Premiere performance of  THEIR HOUSE WAS AROUND HERE, SOMEWHERE . . .
A special concert honoring the victims and survivors of the great March 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.
Presented on the 2nd anniversary of the disasters, the entire project was funded by a 2012  Kickstarter project.
The new work was the centerpiece / grand finale of a concert that also featured the music of Hifumi Shimoyama,
Miho Sasaki, Kazuo Fukushima and Akira Kobayashi

World premiere:  Thalia Theatre @ Symphony Space, New York City:  15 March 2013
Their Was Around Here, Somewhere . . .  (2012)       LISTEN HERE      VIDEO: Part 1    VIDEO: Part 2

CLARKE UNIVERSITY
,  Dubuque, Iowa   -   April 11 - 14, 2013
Guest Composer
SCI Region V Festival, featured guest composer
Lectures, composition masterclass(es), performances of Schelle's chamber music including
STRAIGHT, NO LITHIUM (piano)  and  HAMMERSTEIN (piano)


ALBUQUERQUE YOUTH SYMPHONY
,  Albuquerque, NM   -   April 21, 2013
Guest Composer
A
lbuquerque Youth Symphony performs  THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY
Gabriel Gordon,
Music Director and Conductor

VICTORIA BACH FESTIVAL,  
Victoria, TX
  
-  June 1 - 8, 2013
Performance of STRAIGHT, NO LITHIUM  
- Faith DeBow, 
piano
"Beethoven and Beyond" program : Beethoven, Ligeti, Corigliano and Schelle
38th Annual Victoria Bach Festival 

CHICAGO SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA STRING QUARTET  
-  July 26, 2013
CSYOST / Kunama Quartet performance of  SPRECHSTISAMBASTIMME
Historic Fine Arts / Studebaker Building, downtown Chicago  -   Rehearsal video here


AICHI PREFECTURAL UNIVERSITY OF FINE ARTS AND MUSIC
and NAGOYA IMPERIAL GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
,   Nagoya, JAPAN  -  July 18 - 31, 2013
Composer in Residence / Artist in Residence
Two-week residency for various guest composer activities - including a lecture on American film music for 
the annual Japan Musicological Society Conference, a lecture on "Collage in American Music" for the Nagoya
Imperial University "Collage in the Arts" symposium ... and master classes, rehearsals, performances, and two 
(2) "all-Schelle" chamber music concerts featuring faculty artists and graduate performance majors from
Aichi Prefectural University of Music and Fine Arts,  and Nagoya Imperial Graduate University
NAGOYA   AZAKO NAGAKUTE    JAPAN     July 2013        現 代 音 楽 の 諸 相 

SOUTH SHORE ORCHESTRA
,  Valparaiso, IN  -  October 4, 2013
Guest Composer
Premiere of  SUN-WUKONG (2013) for cello and orchestra
The piece will also be included on the January 2014 SSO tour throughout China - 12 days, eight (8) concerts
South Shore Orchestra, Troy Webdell, music director and conductor
Joshua DeVries, cellist


PAUSA ART HOUSE,  Buffalo, NY  -  September 26, 2013
PAUSA ART HOUSE presents: composer / guitarist Zane Merritt
Eclectic program includes music by Hifumi Shimoyama, Benjamin Britten, Takeo Noro,
and the North American premiere of Michael Schelle's CRUSHER (2013) for guitar and piano

UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLIS. Indianapolis, IN  -  October 7, 2013
Guest Composer / Artist in Residence
Master classes, presentations, composition seminars, and an All-Schellemusic chamber concert:
Struwwelpeter, Their House Was Around Here Somewhere, Janus (3rd Sonata) and  Straight No Lithium   
7:30 p.m., Crystal DeHaan Center for the Performing Arts, University of Indianapolis

INDIANA UNIVERSITY - FORT WAYNE
,  Fort Wayne, IN  -  October 8 - 10, 2013
Guest Composer
Composition masterclass, rehearsals, and performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
Indiana University Fort Wayne Symphonic Wind Ensemble : Daniel Tembras, Music Director and Conductor

HARTFORD INDEPENDENT CHAMBER ORCHESTRA,  Hartford, CT -  October 11 - 20, 2013
Guest Resident Composer
Hartford New Music Festival 1913 / 2013
Premiere performances (2) of a new 28:00 orchestral piece,
THROUGH THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF HELL
co-commissioned for the 
combined forces of the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra and The Generous Ensemble.
Funded by generous
grants from MUSIC-USA, the Greater Hartford Arts Council, and the City of Hartford Arts & Heritage
Grant Program.  
Chamber works also performed during the 10 day residency, including  RACING WITH RABBITS
GIMME SHELTER, CRUSHER 
and  SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE

TOLEDO YOUTH SYMPHONY,  Toledo, OH  -  October 20, 2013
Performance of  THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY
Kenneth Wayne Thompson, Music Director and Conductor

ILLINOIS WESLEYAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,  Bloomington, IL  -  October 25, 2013
Guest Composer
Steven Eggleston, Music Director and Conductor
Performance  of  THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY

INDIANA UNIVERSITY,  Bloomington, IN  -  November 5, 2013, Musical Arts Center
Guest Composer
Performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
Indiana University Symphonic Wind Ensemble : Stephen Pratt, Music Director and Conductor

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,  Detroit, MI  -  November 10, 2013
Guest Composer
Performance of  THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY
Kenneth Wayne Thompson, Conductor

NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY
,  Aberdeen, SD  -  November 12 - 17, 2013
Guest Composer
Lectures, seminars, composition masterclass, clinics, rehearsals and performance of WRIGHT FLIGHT

piano concerto
(2002) by the Aberdeen / NSU Symphony Orchesta.  Also during the week-long residency:
performances of various chamber works ... and  EXTRACTION ON NO. 9  performed by the NSU Symphonic
Wind Ensemble.
Northern State University faculty artists, the Aberdeen / NSU Symphony Orchestra : Robert Vodnoy,

Music Director and Conductor,
and the NSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Boyd Perkins, Music Director and Conductor

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY,  Edwardsville, IL  -  December 4, 2013
Performance of  EXTRACTION ON NO. 9
SIU-E Symphonic Wind Ensemble, John Korak, conductor

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
,  Manhattan, KS  
-  December 2 - 5, 2013
Guest Composer
Lectures, composition master class, rehearsals and performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
Kansas State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble : Frank Tracz, Music Director and Conductor


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2012




RYOTA HIBI, pianist  Nagoya, JAPAN  -  January 7, 2012 and "on tour"
Ryota Hibi's final DMA recital concludes with Schelle's  STRAIGHT, NO LITHIUM (2010)
Aichi Prefectural University of Music and the Arts : Nagoya, Azako, Nagakute, JAPAN


ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY,
Bloomington, IL  -  February 1 - 3, 2012
Guest Composer

Lectures, composition masterclass, rehearsals and performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
Illinois Wesleyan Symphonic Wind Ensemble : Steve Eggleston, Music Director and Conductor


DISTRICT 99 SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
, Chicago  -  March 7 - 9, 2012
Guest Composer
Performance of 
WRIGHT FLIGHT  (2002 Piano Concerto)
Jennifer Mullen, conductor;  Miho Sasaki, piano
Also on the program:  Michael Schelle's SAMURAI (1999) and EXTRACTION ON NO. 8 (2005)


UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA - LAFAYETTE   
March 26 - 29, 2012
Composer-in-Residence
Four day residency : University of Louisiana 5th annual "Festival of the Arts" and UL-L Symphonic Wind Ensemble
William J. Hochkeppel,
Music Director and Conductor
*  Wind Ensemble concert featuring THE END OF THE WORLD and INVOCATION (1989)
*   and a chamber concert featuring SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE and the premiere of RED KNUCKLES (2012)
   for flute and saxophone (commissioned for the festival)


DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA,
Dayton, OH  -  April 29, 2012
Guest Composer
"Pirates of the Philharmonic
Concert includes Michael Schelle's  
SWASHBUCKLER (1985)  for large orchestra
Originally commissioned / premiered by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra : Neal Gittleman,
Music Director and Conductor

HARVARD UNIVERSITY Memorial Church,
Cambridge, MA  -  date TBA
2011/12 Harvard New Music series features music by Elliott Schwartz, Carson Cooman, 
and Michael Schelle's THE VIOLA THE WIND SWEPT AWAY (2007) for solo viola and
chamber ensemble. One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA


CULVER MILITARY ACADEMY ORCHESTRA,
Northern Indiana.  May 4 - 6, 2012
Guest Composer
Premiere of  GUARDIAN (2011) for violin and orchestra
Commissioned by  Culver Academies  for violinist Sohyoung Kelly Lee
Chad Gard, CMAO music director and conductor


FORT SMITH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Fort Smith, AR.  May 17 - 19, 2012
Guest Composer
Performances of WRIGHT FLIGHT (2002 Piano Concerto)
subscription series program that includes Elgar's Enigma Variations and Debussy's
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
.   John Jeter, conductor;  Miho Sasaki, piano

MANHATTAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA,
New York City   June 27, 2012
Guest Composer
NYC premiere of STRAIGHT, NO LITHIUM (2010) for solo piano.  Jim Loughery, piano
Symphony Space, New York City / Merkin Concert Hall / Lincoln Center, New York City

New York Times review

KUALA LUMPUR NATIONAL WIND SYMPHONY,  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  -  September 14-15, 2012
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asian premiere performance(s) of THE END OF THE WORLD
Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center Wind Symphony :  Cheryl Mah, Music Director and Conductor

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
,  Tempe, AZ  -  September 19 - 22, 2012
Guest Composer
Lectures, composition masterclass, rehearsals and performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
Arizona State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble : Gary Hill, Music Director and Conductor


BRADLEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
,  Peoria, IL  -  October 20, 2012
Performance of  SAMURAI
Bradley Symphony Orchestra : Andrew King, Music Director and Conductor


BUTLER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
,  Indianapolis, IN  -  October 28, 2012
Guest Composer
Performance of THE EXORCISM OF THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY
Butler Symphony Orchestra : Richard Auldon Clark, Music Director and Conductor


TRINITY UNIVERSITY
,  San Antonio, TX  -  November 9 - 12, 2012
Guest Composer
Lectures, composition masterclass, rehearsals and performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
Trinity University Wind Symphony : Jim Worman, Music Director and Conductor


SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY,
Edwardsville  -  December 2 - 5, 2012

Guest Composer
Lectures, composition masterclass, rehearsals and performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
Southern Illinois University Wind Symphony
John Bell, Music Director and Conductor


UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA,  Lincoln, NE  -  December 8, 2012

Performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
University of Nebraska Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Anthony "Tony" Falcone, Conductor



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2011


TOLEDO YOUTH SYMPHONY  -  January 27, 2011
Guest Composer
OHIO STATE MUSIC EDUCATORS CONFERENCE :  Cincinnati, OH
Performance of THE BEAST OF BRAZIL (2005) : Toledo Youth Symphony


CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITYLos Angeles, March 24 - 27, 2011
Guest Composer
Cal Lutheran's  9th Annual New Music Festival : featured guest composer for lectures, masterclasses
and an all-Schelle concert program (March 26) - included 
The Viola the Wind Swept Away, Prayer,
Gimme Shelter,
Blue Plate Special, Say Goodnight Gracie  and  Straight, No Lithium


ILLINOIS IWC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Bloomington, IL  -  April 14, 2011
Guest Composer
Performances of WRIGHT FLIGHT (2002 Piano Concerto)
Steven Eggleston, conductor;  Miho Sasaki, piano

ALBUQUERQUE YOUTH ORCHESTRA
, Albuquerque, NM  -  April 3 and 17, 2011
Guest Composer
Performance of VOX HUMANA (2005) for orchestra, lights and pre-recorded medium.
Also performance of Michael Schelle's WRIGHT FLIGHT (2002) concerto for piano and orchestra
Albuquerque, NM.  Sayra Siverson, conductor, 
Miho Sasaki, piano 


UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, Albuquerque, NM  -  April 18, 2011
Guest Composer
University of New Mexico School of Music


MANHATTAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
, New York City :  July - August 2011
Composer in Residence
NYC premiere of HEARTLAND (2007) for large chamber ensemble

Symphony Space, New York City / Merkin Concert Hall / Lincoln Center, New York City

ELGIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 
October 29, 2011
Performance of EXTRACTION ON NO. 8 (2005) for large orchestra
Randal Swiggum, conductor

INDIANA WIND SYMPHONY 
October 30, 2011
Guest Composer

The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts : Carmel, IN       

Consortium performance of THE END OF THE WORLD

Charles Conrad, music director and conductor


CINCINNATI COLLEGE-CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC  November 4, 2011

Guest Composer
Lecture, masterclass and performances : CCM Composers Symposium


DEL MAR COLLEGE 
(Corpus Christi, TX)   -   November 23, 2011
Peformance  of PRAYER  (for solo cello and wind ensemble)
Darrell Brown, music director and conductor.  Robyn Brown, cello

VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY 
November 28 - 30, 2011
Guest Composer
Lectures, composition masterclass, rehearsals and performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
Virginia Commonwealth University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Terry Austin, Music Director and Conductor


TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (TX)
 
-   December 3 - 6, 2011
Guest Composer

Lectures, composition masterclass, rehearsals and performance of THE END OF THE WORLD
Tarleton State University Wind Ensemble
Anthony Pursell, Music Director and Conductor

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2010 

AICHI PREFECTURAL UNIVERSITY OF MUSIC AND FINE ARTS
     and
NAGOYA IMPERIAL GRADUATE UNIVERSITY, Nagoya, JAPAN

Featured Guest Composer:
  Michael Schelle


"Decay and Regeneration in the Arts" - an international festival / symposium
Guest Composer for composition masterclasses, seminars, and performances
of
my chamber music including Hammerstein, Subwoofer, Gimme Shelter, etc.
Also, the premieres of Say Goodnight, Gracie
(chamber winds) and Straight,
No Lithium
(solo piano) -  both new pieces commissioned for the festival.

NAGOYA  AZAKO NAGAKUTE  JAPAN
  *   December 4 - 7, 2010


     現 代 音 楽 の 諸 相
       



ROCKFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
, Rockford, IL  -  October 2010
Performances of VOX HUMANA for Orchestra and Tape  (2005), Steven Larsen, conductor


SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC  13 March 2010
Performances of PRAYER for solo cello and SFCM wind ensemble. Esther Rogers, cello

MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC
(Illinois) 
March, 2010

PRAYER  (2004) for solo cello & symphonic wind ensemble (Amy Flores, cello) and
CLIFFHANGER for large symphonic wind ensemble  :   March 7, 2010 : Guest Composer

TOLEDO YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Toldeo, Ohio
Performances of THE BEAST OF BRAZIL (2005)  -  February 7, 2010:  3:00 pm

ORKESTRA PROJEKT (Indianapolis, IN)  30 January 2010
Guest Composer : performance of HEARTLAND
Jose Valencia, Conductor and Music Director of ORKESTRA PROJEKT

SOUTH SHORE ORCHESTRA (Chicago) CHINA TOUR
 
26 December 2009  thru  7 January 2010  -  Composer in Residence on the tour
7 performances in 7 different concert halls:  Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Jiaxing. 
Sponsored by the Confucius Institute for International Knowledge, the concert tour highlighted
Schelle's WRIGHT FLIGHT (2002 Piano Concerto), featuring Miho Sasaki, piano, on each program
The concerts also included music by Paganini, Copland, Bernstein and 2 Chinese composers.

          
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2009
 
ST. PETERSBURG (Russia) CHAMBER PHILHARMONIC  -  December 2009
Premiere of commissioned work RAIN, for soprano and chamber orchestra, based on selected
texts of Nabokov. Julia Kogan, soprano; Jeffery Meyer, conductor. St. Petersburg, RUSSIA


NAGOYA IMPERIAL UNIVERSITY (Japan)  -  Guest Composer
Nagoya Imperial University (Japan) School of Music / School of International Studies 2009
"Technology of New Pleasures" Symposium, An international symposium focusing on the 'new',
eclecticism and bricolage in the arts. The three featured guests were: a Chinese multi-media
visual artist, a British writer, and me, the f
eatured Guest ComposerI was also commissioned
to compose a new multi-media work for premiere at the symposium (NAGOYA SPIRAL) and write
 / deliver the Keynote Address.
      November 18 - 23, 2009




Nagoya Imperial University, Japan  :  November 2009
 

ROCKFORD (IL) SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA  -  October 2009                                                                          Performances of EXTRACTION ON NO. 8 (2005)  -  Steven Hansen, Music Director and Conductor           

ALABAMA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (Birmingham)  Sept 2009Guest Composer

MANHATTAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA  (New York City)  -  May  2009
HEARTLAND (2007)  for large mixed chamber ensemble : Richard Auldon Clark, Music Director and Conductor. New York City premiere of THE VIOLA THE WIND SWEPT AWAY (2007) for viola and chamber ensemble : Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

LE MOYNE COLLEGE (Syracuse, NY) -  April 2009
Guest Composer
Residency including performances of GODZILLA (1997) with the LeMoyne College Professional
New Music Ensemble,  Andrew Russo, music director, Michael Schelle, piano
        
  
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA   February 2009
Guest Composer 
Composition seminars, masterclasses, and performances of PRAYER  (for cello and winds) by the
University of Oklahoma Wind Symphony, William Wakefield, conductor
 

FORT SMITH (AR) SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA  February 2009  -  Guest Composer residency included four performances of VOX HUMANA (2005)  -  FSSO Earquake Series : John Jeter, Music Director and Conductor

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, Washington D.C. January 2009 - Guest Composer

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA  December 2009 Performances of SAMURAI :  UNC-Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, Kevin Giraldi, Music Director and Conductor

INDIANAPOLIS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA  -  November 2009:  Performances of SPIDER BABY (1996) : Indiana State Univ. Annual Contemporary Music Festival (11/14), and ICO subscription series at the Indiana Historical Society Theatre, Indianapolis (11/15)  - Kirk Trevor, Music Director and Conductor

DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA October 2009  -  Guest Composer
Neal Gittleman,
Music Director and Conductor
: Performance of EXTRACTION ON NO. 8 (2005) at the Schuster Arts Center

MISSOURI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (Columbia, MO)  -  16 July 2009  -  SPIDER BABY (1996) : Missouri Symphony Orchestra, Kirk Tervor, conductor : MSO "Hot Summer Nights" Music Festival, Missouri Center for the Arts


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         CHINA  :  DECEMBER 2009  /  JANUARY 2010         

14 day / nine concert China tour by the South Shore Orchestra (Chicago)  -  featured Michael Schelle's 'Wright Flight' Piano Concerto; Miho Sasaki, piano on each program. Sponsored by the Confucius Institute

      SHANGHAI, BEIJING, HANGZHOU, NINGBO, ZHOUSHAN, JIAXIN


      Composer MICHAEL SCHELLE and pianist MIHO SASAKI

     

      The Chinese children in the streets often called him SANTA CLAUS


SOUTH SHORE ORCHESTRA

MIHO SASAKI, pianist




        Ferry to the Sacred Island

    

 

       Groupies ... on the streets of Hangzhou City, China

    


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 JAPAN:  2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013  (see Guest Composer)

 

CONFUSED on MIYA JIMA ISLAND  OFF THE SOUTHERN COAST OF JAPAN


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Aichi Prefectural University of Music and Fine Arts  . ナホヤジャマ

December 2010         Michael Schelle, Guest Composer


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


2010 . 12 . 4[土]

14:00~15:30


MICHAEL SCHELLE(バトラー大学・作曲)

基調講演 [20世紀音楽における<境界>John Cage 

通訳とピアノ演奏:佐々木みほ

15:45~17:30

シンポジウム [20世紀芸術における<境界>]

パネリスト    小林英樹(愛知県立芸術大学・油画)

井上さつき(愛知県立芸術大学・西洋音楽史)

藤井たぎる(名古屋大学・音楽思想)


2010 . 12 . 5[日]

14:00~14:50


MICHAEL SCHELLE 作品コンサート

曲目:《Straight, No Lithium》世界初演(ピアノ:佐々木み ほ)ほか

15:00~15:50

のトーク&ギター・コンサート

曲目:下山一二三《N氏へのオマージュ》、自作ほか

16:00~17:30

作曲ワークショップ[<境界>をめぐって]

愛知県立芸術大学音楽学部作曲科専攻有志


2010 . 12 . 6

MICHAEL SCHELLE 寺井尚行(愛知県立芸術大学・作曲)

小林聡(愛知県立芸術大学・作曲)山本裕之(愛知県立芸術大学・作曲)

主催:名古屋大学大学院国際言語文化研究科・愛知県立芸術大学音楽学部

連絡先:fujii@lang.nagoya-u.ac.jp(藤井)

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会場:愛知県立芸術大学合奏棟大合奏室