University of Vermont

Department of Music and Dance

Faculty - Wayne Schneider

Wayne Schneider

Wayne Schneider, Associate Professor Emeritus
Music history and literature

  • Ph.D. (Musicology), Cornell
  • M.A. (Musicology), Cornell
  • A.M. (Musicology), Harvard
  • B.Mus. (Performance - Piano), Colorado
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Wayne Schneider is associate professor of music at the University of Vermont where he teaches music history. He is Director of Music at the Unitarian-Universalist Society in Burlington, Vermont. His wife, Paula Olsen, is a reference librarian at Champlain College. They live with several cats.

Published works: His work on George Gershwin can be found in the Musical Quarterly (December 2010); he also edited a collection of new essays on Gershwin, The Gershwin Style, published by Oxford University Press (1999). His other publications include an edition (with Judith Tick) of Rith Crawford's orchestral music, published by the American Musicological Society (2nd ed., 1996), and articles and entries in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (forthcoming), Grove Dictionary of American Music, Grove Dictionary of Jazz, Harvard Dictionary of Music, American Music, Humanities, Notes, and the Institute for Studies in American Music Newsletter.

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Faculty Directory

D. Thomas Toner, Department Chair
Paul Asbell, Jazz Guitar
Joe Capps, Jazz Guitar
Nadine Carpenter, Oboe
Tom Cleary, Jazz Piano
Sarah Cullins, Voice
Amber deLaurentis Cleary, Jazz Voice
Melissa Dickerson, Voice
Jeffrey Domoto, Orchestra
Steve Ferraris, Djembe
David Feurzeig, Theory
Anne Janson, Flute
Patricia Julien, Theory, Jazz
Steve Klimowski, Clarinet
Kathleen Kono, Strings
Yutaka Kono, Orchestra
Gerald Lanoue, Bassoon
John Mantegna, Guitar
Andrew Moroz, Jazz Trombone
David Neiweem, Voice, Choirs, Organ
Natalie Neuert, Arts Management
Paul Orgel, Piano
Sylvia Parker, Piano, Theory
Alan Parshley, Horn
Suzanne Polk, Cello
Evelyn Read, Violin/Viola
Patricia Riley, Music Ed.
John Rivers, Jazz Bass
Jeff Salisbury, Drums
Wayne Schneider, History
Heidi Soons, Harp
Clyde Stats, History
Alex Stewart, Jazz
Emily Taubl, Cello
William Tilley, Bass
D. Thomas Toner, Band, Percussion
Ray Vega, Trumpet, Jazz
Robert Wigness, Trombone
Michael Zsoldos, Saxophone