Bill Schmid

Music listing
Born in Ft. Riley, Kansas, Bill Schmid was raised in Huber Heights, Ohio and learned to play the trumpet from his father. He received a bachelorís degree in music education from the University of Dayton; he then earned a masterís degree in music education (jazz pedagogy) and a doctorate in trumpet performance - both from the University of North Texas. During his five years in Texas, his professional playing encompassed classical, jazz and commercial performances in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. Before coming to Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, Georgia) in 1986, Dr. Schmid taught for two years at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia (Canada). He is currently an Associate Professor of Music at GSU and, in addition to teaching trumpet, is the Director of Jazz Studies. Schmid also performs regularly with the Savannah Jazz Orchestra and other groups in the Savannah/Hilton Head area. His big band and combo works have been performed throughout Georgia, including premieres by the Georgia Directors Big Band and at the Savannah Jazz Festival by the SJO. Schmid has also received the following commissions: by the Arden Duo (soprano voice and alto saxophone) - a song set based upon poems by the contemporary poet Joyce Sutphen; by the Georgia Baptist Convention Ů settings of six hymns for brass quintet, timpani, organ and congregation; and, by St. Matthew Catholic Church (Statesboro, Georgia) Ů settings of 10 hymns for brass quartet, timpani, organ and congregation. Additionally, he has written an interpretation of the plainchant Pange Lingua for saxophone octet. He and his wife Alice - also a trumpet player - have three daughters: Audrey, Laura and Melanie (trumpet, oboe and French horn).



Music:

Title Genre Level Price
A Past and Perfect Life Jazz Ensemble INT $60.00
Amazing Grace (Trpt. duet w/piano) Trumpet INT $10.00
Aragon (Brass 5) Brass INT $25.00
Danse Creole (Brass 5) Brass INT $20.00
Die Meistersinger (Brass 5) Brass INT/ADV $30.00
Dog Days Jazz Ensemble INT/ADV $55.00
Est ist ein Ros Entsprungen (brass 4) Brass INT $15.00
Funeral March of a Marionette (Brass 4) Brass INT $15.00
Insomnia (A.Sax, Trom., Pno.) Trombone INT $15.00
Insomnia (A.Sax, Trom., Pno.) Saxophone INT $15.00
Kaddish (Brass 5) Brass INT $20.00
Kol Nidri (Brass 5) Brass INT $20.00
La gazza ladra Rossini/Schmid) (Brass 5) Brass INT/ADV $30.00
March of the Silver Trumpets (Brass 4/Organ) Brass INT $20.00
Nimrod (Elgar/Schmid) (Brass 5) Brass INT $15.00
Nonpareil Rag (Brass 5) Brass INT $20.00
Nordraaks Funeral March (Brass 5) Brass INT $25.00
Pas Redouble (Brass 5) Brass INT $20.00
Poet and Peasant Overture (Brass 5) Brass INT $25.00
Prelude (Brass 5) Brass INT $15.00
Prince of Denmarks March (Brass 4 w/Organ) Brass INT $15.00
Procession of the Nobles (Brass 5) Brass INT/ADV $25.00
Rialto Ripples (Brass 5) Brass INT $20.00
Rumores de la Caleta (Brass 5) Brass INT/ADV $15.00
Samba Verde Jazz Ensemble INT/ADV $55.00
Samba Verde (Brass 5 w/Drum set) Brass INT $25.00
Sarabande (Debussy/Schmid) (Brass 5) Brass INT $20.00
Silent Night (Gruber/Schmid) (Brass 4) Brass INT $15.00
Simple Gifts (Brass 5) Brass INT $20.00
Tango Americaine (1920) (Brass 5) Brass INT $20.00
The Barber of Seville (Brass 5) Brass INT $25.00
Vocalise-Etude (Brass 5) Brass INT $20.00
What Child Is This? (Trad./Schmid) (Brass 4) Brass EASY $15.00
Zortzico (Brass 5) Brass INT/ADV $20.00



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