Angela Schroeder, BMus (University of Calgary), MMus (Northwestern University), DMus (University of North Texas)

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Music Dept

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Music Dept
Email
angela.schroeder@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-7523
Address
1-13B Fine Arts Building
8807 - 112 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2C9

Overview

About

A native of Alberta, Dr. Angela Schroeder is currently Associate Professor of Music in the Department of Music at the University of Alberta. She is the Director of Bands, the Area Coordinator for the Winds and Percussion, oversees all areas of instrumental ensembles, and conducts the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Summer Band. She teaches undergraduate courses in conducting and wind band education, and works with graduate students in instrumental conducting. She previously taught conducting at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Angela is also the conductor of the St. Albert Community Band, an ensemble that is currently in their 48th concert season. This ensemble recently completed their first overseas tour, performing throughout Austria and Germany.

Dr. Schroeder completed undergraduate degrees in Music and Education at the University of Calgary, majoring in Secondary Music Education, with performance studies in piano and trumpet. She also completed the Diploma of Fine Arts in Wind Band Conducting under the supervision of Glenn Price. After a teaching career at various secondary schools in the Calgary area, she entered the Long Term Residency program at The Banff Centre, where she studied and performed on piano, trumpet and as a conductor. Angela entered the Master's program in Wind Conducting at Northwestern University in 2002, where she studied with Mallory Thompson and earned the Master of Music in Conducting. In 2007, she completed the degree Doctor of Musical Arts in Wind Band Conducting at the University of North Texas, under the supervision of Eugene Corporon.

Angela Schroeder is well known in the Alberta music education community, not only through her teaching and conducting both in schools and in community music organizations, but through her involvement as an executive director of the Alberta Band Association for several years. Angela has performed on cornet with the Mill Creek Colliery Band and was the Principal Trumpet for the Concordia University Orchestra for seven seasons. Angela has guest conducted and adjudicated numerous wind bands in festivals and clinics throughout Canada, the United States, Austria, Germany, Australia and Thailand. She is a contributor to eleven volumes of the Teaching Music through Performance in Band series, which profile wind literature for all levels of instrumental instruction (published by GIA). She is joyfully married to husband Geoffrey and mother to her brilliant sons, Joshua and Jonah.


Teaching

Areas of Instruction:
Wind Band Conducting
Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Concert Band

Courses

MUSIC 141A - Instrumental Ensemble

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, or Concert Band. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.

Fall Term 2020
MUSIC 141B - Instrumental Ensemble

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, or Concert Band. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.

Winter Term 2021
MUSIC 315 - Introduction to Conducting

Development of basic conducting techniques and score reading. Prerequisites: MUSIC 150 or 156, and 151, or equivalent

Fall Term 2020
MUSIC 416 - Instrumental Conducting

Prerequisite: MUSIC 315.

Winter Term 2021
MUSIC 441A - Instrumental Ensemble

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.

Fall Term 2020
MUSIC 441B - Instrumental Ensemble

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.

Winter Term 2021
MUSIC 632A - Advanced Wind Band Conducting

Prerequisite: MUSIC 431 or equivalent, or substantial conducting experience, and consent of the Department.

Fall Term 2020
MUSIC 632B - Advanced Wind Band Conducting

Prerequisite: MUSIC 431 or equivalent, or substantial conducting experience, and consent of the Department.

Winter Term 2021
MUSIC 641A - Instrumental Ensemble

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition.

Fall Term 2020
MUSIC 641B - Instrumental Ensemble

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition.

Winter Term 2021
MUSIC 741A - Instrumental Ensemble

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition. Restricted to Doctor of Music students.

Fall Term 2020
MUSIC 741B - Instrumental Ensemble

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition. Restricted to Doctor of Music students.

Winter Term 2021

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