Dr. Adam Schattschneider, professor of woodwinds, has been a member of the music faculty at Bluffton University since 1991. He received the D.M. degree in saxophone, clarinet and flute from Indiana University where he studied with saxophonists Dr. Eugene Rousseau and Daniel Deffayet, clarinetist Howard Klug and flutists Carol Wincenc and Peter Lloyd. Schattschneider has performed throughout the Midwest as soloist and chamber musician and is an active orchestral and church musician.
A recipient of the prestigious Marcel Mule award in 1990, he has performed in master's classes for Vincent Persichetti, Lukas Foss, Warren Benson and Bonita Boyd. Schattschneider also completed degrees in music at the University of Minnesota and is an active clinician and adjudicator.
Dr. Eric Nestler, Professor of Saxophone, University of North Texas
Serious saxophone students, professionals and saxophone enthusiasts alike will want to add this outstanding CD to their collection!
NACWPI Journal, Fall 2003
"Schattschneider has extraordinary command of the soprano saxophone tonal color that resonates with pure heart and soul...he demonstrates complete command of the instrument's range, facility and sonority."
NACWPI Journal, Fall 2001
"Throughout this CD, Schattschneider exploits the saxophone's natural tendency to create a beautiful, singing sonority,"
The Saxophone Symposium, (Volume 26) 2001
"In Schattschneider's hands, the saxophone produces simply a sumptuous sound all the time."