Eduard Schmieder

Juries & Festivals

Professor Schmieder frequently represents the United States as a jury member at leading international violin competitions including:

  • Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition, Belgium (1997)
  • Jean Sibelius International Violin Competition, Finland (1990, 2000)
  • ARD International Violin Competition, Germany (1992, 2001)
  • Leopold Mozart International Violin Competition, Germany (2003, 2006, 2009)
  • Kulenkampff International Violin Competition, Germany (1994)
  • Premio Paganini, Genoa, Italy (1995, 2000)
  • XXI Premio Rodolfo Lipizer, Gorizia, Italy (2003)
  • Lexus International Violin Competition, New Zealand (1992)
  • "Remember Enescu" International Violin Competition, Sinaia, Romania - President of the Jury (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009)
  • Gnessin International Violin & Piano Competition, Moscow, Russia (2003)
  • UNISA, RSA (1988,1992)
  • Pablo de Sarasate International Violin Competition, Spain (2001)
  • Taipei International Music Competition, Taiwan (1988,1991)
  • Julius Stulberg Competition, MI (1991)
  • RSO/Lennox Young Artists Competition (1998)
  • TMEA National Competition (1994)
  • Jeunesses Musicales 14th INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION Bucharest, Romania - President of the Jury( May 2007)
  • Postacchini International  Violin Competition, Fermo, Italy ( May 2007)
  • 5th International Spohr-Wettbewerb Competitio Weimar, Germany (October 2007)
  • Sarasate National Violin Competition, Madrid, Spain (September 2008)
  • 2nd China International Violin Competition in Qingdao (November 2008)

In 2003, Professor Schmieder was invited and accepted position as Artistic Advisor to the Sarasate International Violin Competition in Spain. Since 2002, he is an advisory to the Foundation "Remember Enescu" in Romania. Eduard Schmieder is an Honorary President of iPalpiti Artists International, Los Angeles, USA.

Partial List of Institutions & Festivals where Professor Schmieder has served as faculty in residence, taught master classes, lectured, performed and conducted orchestras

In the United States:
  • American String Teachers Association (ASTA)
  • Eastman School of Music
  • Lamar University
  • Michigan State University
  • New England Conservatory
  • Northwestern University
  • Rice University
  • Roosevelt University
  • The College Music Society, University of Central Arkansas
  • The Music Center of the North Shore, Chicago, MI
  • The Stradivari Society, Chicago, MI
  • Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA)
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Chicago
  • Yale University
Worldwide: (alphabetical by country)
  • Mozarteum Academy Salzburg, Austria
  • Vienna Conservatory, Austria
  • Sofia Academy of Music, Bulgaria
  • Beijing Central Conservatory, China
  • Shanghai Conservatory, China
  • Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland
  • Conservatoire Superior de Lyon, France
  • Conservatoire Superior de Paris, France
  • Hanover Hochshule, Germany
  • Heinz Eisler Hochshule, Berlin, Germany
  • Richard Strauss Conservatory, Munich, Germany
  • Concertgebouw Violin Masterclasses, Amsterdam, Holland
  • Hong Kong Center for Performing Arts
  • Villa Chiericati - Showa/Geidai University, Italy
  • Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music, Israel
  • Tel-Aviv Rubin Academy of Music, Israel
  • Geidai National University, Japan
  • Kunitachi University, Japan
  • Showa University, Japan
  • Gnessin Russian Music Academy, Moscow, Russia
  • St. Petersburg Conservatory, Russia
  • UNISA, Pretoria, RSA
  • Kaoshung University, Taiwan
  • Taipei University, Taiwan
  • Menuhin School, UK
  • Purcell School, UK
  • Royal Academy, UK
  • Royal College, UK

Festivals

In United States
  • Aspen Festival, CO
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts, MI (1982-1988)
  • Idyllwild School of Music & the Arts, CA (Schmieder Violin Performance Course 1988-1996)
  • International Laureates Festival, Los Angeles - Beverly Hills (1998 � Present)
  • Musicorda, Mass.
  • TUACAHN Center for the Arts, Utah
  • SMU-in-Taos Festival, NM (1997 - Present)
  • Summit Festival, NY
In United States
  • Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada
  • Festival Wallonie, Belgium
  • Chateau de Champs, France
  • Grenoble Festival, France
  • Moulin d�Ande Centre Culturel & Artistique, France
  • Reinsberg Academie, Germany
  • Holland Music Sessions, The Netherlands (1990 � 2002)
  • 7th International European String Festival/Masterclasses, Budapest, Hungary
  • Venice Internaitonal Violin Institute, Italy
  • Yokosuka Festival, Japan (1999 - Present)
  • Tokyo Festival, Japan
  • Martha Argerich Festival, Japan
  • NIMF (New International Music Festival), Seoul, Korea
  • Kudowa Zdroj Master Course, Poland
  • Paganini Festival, Wroclaw, Poland
  • International Music Academy, St. Petersburg, Russi
  • Pro Corda, UK
  • Britten Pierce Festival, UK
  • Mozarteum Summer Academie, Salzburg, Austria

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