STEPHEN SCHULTZ | baroque flute


A graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Holland, Schultz also holds several degrees from the California Institute of the Arts and the California State University of San Francisco. Currently an Associate Teaching Professor in Music History at Carnegie Mellon University, Schultz’s engaging teaching style has left its mark at California State University at Long Beach and Sacramento, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Holy Names College, the University of Southern California, and the University of California at Davis and Los Angeles. Mr. Schultz was also a featured faculty member of the Jeanne Baxtresser International Flute Master Class at Carnegie Mellon University and at the International Baroque Institute at Longy School of Music.

Since its debut in the fall of 2002, Carnegie Mellon Baroque has performed on the Carnegie Mellon campus and at Carnegie Music Hall, opening for the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society Concerts Series. The ensemble is dedicated to the playing of 18th century music on modern instruments while remaining true to the concepts of historically informed performance. In the Spring of 2006, the ensemble gave a special Royal Performance for the Prince and Princess of Chimay, Belgium.

Academic Appointments

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 2002 – Present

Associate Teaching Professor in Music History and Flute and director of the Carnegie Mellon Baroque Orchestra

Julliard School of Music, New York, NY 2008

Baroque Flute Faculty

Holy Names University, Oakland, CA 1995 – 2002

Assistant Professor, Music History

University of California, Davis 1989 – 1994

Lecturer, Music History, Baroque Flute and Chamber Music

University of California, Los Angeles 1990 – 1991

Lecturer, Baroque Flute and Chamber Music

California State University, Sacramento 1989

Lecturer, Music History

University of Southern California 1987 – 1988

Lecturer, Baroque Flute

San Francisco Conservatory of Music 1982 – 1987

Instructor of Baroque Flute and Chamber Music
Director, Collegium Musicum: Ortega Ensemble
Coordinator of Chamber Music


Survey of Western Music History
Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque History
Carnegie Mellon Baroque Ensemble
The Symphonies of Mahler
Performance Practice of the 18th Century
The Early Symphonies of Haydn
The Beatles
Perspectives in Music: From Bach to the Beatles
Perspectives in Music: Introduction to World Music
History of Jazz
History and Theory of Western Music to 1750
History of Western Music from 1750-1900
History of Opera
Integrative Studies Across Cultures: The Contemporary World
Senior Colloquium: Contemporary Creative Artist
Introduction to Music History
Music of Bach
Music of Beethoven
Baroque Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Anxiety, Director
American Music and Society


California State University, San Francisco 1988-1989

Master of Music

California Institute of the Arts 1979-1980

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Royal Conservatory of Music, Holland 1973-1979

Graduate Diploma in Performance and Teaching - With Specialization in Performance Practice of Early Music

University of California, Los Angeles 1970 – 1973
Blackheath Conservatory of Music, London 1971 – 1972
University of California, San Diego 1969 – 1970

Grants & Awards

American Baroque has been recognized through grants and awards from:
  • The Aaron Copland Foundation
  • Chamber Music America
  • The Mikhashoff Foundation for New Music
  • The Zellerbach Family Fund
  • First prize for the 2000 ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming


Living Sounds: A Music Appreciation Reader Kendall/Hunt – 1993

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