Andrew Schultz

Director of Music Programs

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Andrew Schultz is currently in his fifth year as Director of Music Programs for Defiance College. While overseeing the academic goals of the department, Andrew also directs the DC Chamber Singers, DC Choral Union, music for DC Players productions and teaches conducting. Andrew works closely with the Yellow Jacket Marching Band, Community Band, Big Band Sound, Pep Band and DC Strings to ensure the success of each music program presented at Defiance College.

Andrew is a Defiance native graduating from Defiance High School in 2001. Much of his musical foundation began in high school with his involvement in the Band of Class, DHS Choir, DHS Thespians and Fort Defiance Players.  

Andrew serves the Defiance community working for the Defiance Community Cultural Council as Artistic and Performance Series Director. Andrew coordinates the three DCCC performance series including Sunday at the Center, Bands, Bands, Bands!and Music in Your Parks. Outside of the performance series Andrew oversees booking and use of the Stroede Center for the Arts and works in coordination with DCTV, DDVB, the DCCC board and each sub-committee to ensure the cultural enrichment goals of DCCC.

Andrew currently teaches private voice lessons, is in his seventh year as director of music at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Defiance.

Andrew serves the Defiance community working for the Defiance Community Cultural Council as Artistic and Performance Series Director. Andrew coordinates the three DCCC performance series including Sunday at the Center, Bands, Bands, Bands! and Music in Your Parks. Outside of the performance series Andrew oversees booking and use of the Stroede Center for the Arts and works in coordination with DCTV, Defiance Visitors Bureau, the DCCC board and each sub-committee to ensure the cultural enrichment goals of DCCC.

Education

• Bowling Green State University, M.M. Choral Conducting, 2009

• Bowling Green State University, M.B.A. Management, 2009

• Ohio Northern University, B.M. Music Business, 2006

• Ohio Northern University, B.S. Business Administration, 2006

 

Professional Organizations

• OMEA – Ohio Music Educators Association

• ACDA – American Choral Directors Association

• OAPN – Ohio Arts Presenters Network

 

Contact

Phone: 419-783-2331

Fax: 419-783-2597

E-mail: aschultz@defiance.edu

Office: Schauffler 210

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