I AM PASSIONATE ABOUT BRIDGING THE TRADITIONAL GAP BETWEEN THEORY AND PERFORMANCE.
Nick also maintains a clarinet studio in the Lansing area, working with students of all ages and abilities. He is currently pursuing his DMA in clarinet and MM in music theory at Michigan State University. His principal teachers include Guy Yehuda, Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr, and Amanda McCandless.
2016 Wind Simphony Concerto Competition
Clarinetist Nick Schumacher maintains an active career as a performer and educator throughout mid-Michigan. As a graduate assistant teaching undergraduate aural skills and music theory, Nick is passionate about helping students forge powerful connections between their study of music theory and their work as performers. His pedagogy centers around musical expectation and realization, empowering students to have meaningful, theoretically informed, and accessible conversations in private lessons, with audiences during concerts, and in their own teaching.