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Maria Schneider

Spring 2017 Commission Project

Participate In Spring 2017 Commission Project — Here Is what you'll receive:

  • Credit listing on the published score and parts
  • An invitation to attend the premiere performance of the new piece at the Newport Jazz Festival® 08/06/2017 
  • Personal calls with Maria as she updates you on the progress of the piece 
  • An exclusive look into the compositional journey as it unfolds
  • A glimpse into rehearsals, either through video or by actually attending if you are available.
The Thompson Fields
   This project was completed on 6/17/2015    read more

Past Project Highlights for The Thompson Fields

  • Get credit listing on the The Thompson Fields CD for helping make this recording possible
  • Credit Listing on a commemorative marker we're creating at Willow Lake Farm near Maria's hometown in Minnesota
  • Invitation to a recording/mixing/mastering session
  • Coffee table book, The Birds of Paradise: Revealing the World's Most Extraordinary Birds, which inspired the piece Arbiters of Evolution
  • See sketches of Maria's new compositions and hear clips from rehearsal to the final recording session
  • Receive a LTD Edition The Thompson Fields CD

Winter Morning Walks
   This project was completed on 11/1/2013    read more

Past Project Highlights for Winter Morning Walks

  • Receive prominent ArtistShare® Executive Producer credit listing on the new recording
  • Follow the creative process behind the creation of this historic recording
  • Attend a performance at Carnegie Hall as Maria's guest
  • Receive signed original handwritten score pages from the recording
  • Receive personal phone calls from Maria as the project progresses
  • Limited Edition Winter Morning Walks  CD
Sky Blue
   This project was completed on 7/28/2007    read more

Past Project Highlights for Sky Blue

This project was completed on 7/242007. Below are the original project highlights and description:

    • Executive Producer Participant: Little Johnny Koerber
    • Gold Participants: Carl and Dori Schneider
    • Silver Participants: Eugene Malinowski, Bill Bloemer, Justin Freed
    • Bronze Participants: Paul James, Peter Riley, Eric Wenocur, Kate Schneider, Bret Gladstone, Bob and Lauren Bresnan, Jeff Clemens


  • Follow along with Maria through ArtistShare as she writes a new commission for Peter Sellars and the New Crowned Hope Festival
  • See sketches of the new commission and hear clips from the first rehearsal through to the final recording session
  • Learn about her passion for birding and hear how this relates to her new composition
  • Get credit listing on the Sky Blue CD for helping make this recording possible
Concert in the Garden
   This project was completed on 7/1/2004    read more

Past Project Highlights for Concert in the Garden

  • Experience the creative process with Maria!
  • Get an inside look at Maria's compositional process.
  • Hear the music unfold from the first rehearsal to the final recording.
  • Score samples
The Live Project
   This project was completed on 11/4/2006    read more

Past Project Highlights for The Live Project

  • Regular audio journals from Maria Schneider throughout her tour
  • Exclusive video clips of the Maria Schneider Orchestra on tour
  • Insight into Maria Schneider's love of birding
  • Access to exclusive outtakes from her re-released 'Days Of Wine And Roses' CD
  • The Maria Schneider Orchestra's Live At The Jazz Standard/Days Of Wine And Roses CD (Delivery Date 11/22/05)
The ArtistShare Commission Project
   This project was completed on 4/1/2010    read more

Past Project Highlights for The ArtistShare Commission Project

  • An exclusive look into Maria's compositional journey as it is being created with total artistic freedom
  • Credit listing on the published score and parts
  • See sketches of the composition as the piece unfolds and develops
  • Signed, matted original sketch page or a signed title page of the published score(See offers for details)
  • Personal calls with Maria as she updates you on the progress of the piece (Commission Participant only)
  • A glimpse into a first rehearsal, either through video or by actually attending the rehearsal (See offers for details)
  • Participant offers are closing 11/1/09
Spring 2012 ArtistShare Commission Project
   This project was completed on 8/15/2012    read more

Past Project Highlights for Spring 2012 ArtistShare Commission Project

  • An exclusive look into Maria's compositional journey as it unfolds
  • Credit listing on the published score and parts
  • An invitation to attend the premiere performance of the new piece at the Newport Jazz Festival® 08/05/2012 (Commission Participant only)
  • Personal calls with Maria as she updates you on the progress of the piece (Commission Participant only)
  • See sketches of the composition as the piece unfolds and develops
  • Signed, matted original sketch page or a signed title page of the published score (See offers for details)
  • A glimpse into a first rehearsal, either through video or by actually attending the rehearsal (See offers for details)
Spring 2010 ArtistShare Commission Project
   This project was completed on 8/22/2010    read more

Past Project Highlights for Spring 2010 ArtistShare Commission Project

  • An exclusive look into Maria's compositional journey as it unfolds
  • Credit listing on the published score and parts
  • See sketches of the composition as the piece unfolds and develops
  • Signed, matted original sketch page or a signed title page of the published score (See offers for details)
  • Personal calls with Maria as she updates you on the progress of the piece (Commission Participant only)
  • A glimpse into a first rehearsal, either through video or by actually attending the rehearsal (See offers for details)
The Score and Parts Project
   This project was completed on 5/21/2008    read more

Past Project Highlights for The Score and Parts Project

  • Immediately downloadable scores and parts in PDF format
  • Instant access to any updates or corrections
  • Access the creative process behind the compositions through exclusive streaming videos, audio shows, and more
The Study Scores Project
   This project was completed on 10/1/2003    read more

Past Project Highlights for The Study Scores Project

  • Immediately download individual study scores
  • Access the creative process behind the compositions through exclusive streaming videos, audio shows, and more
  • Order the book "Evanescence - The Complete Scores" published by Universal Edition
Allegresse
   This project was completed on 11/1/2003    read more

Past Project Highlights for Allegresse

  • The Allégresse Project recording via mail order CD or high-quality download
  • Video: A look back in time into creating the music on Allégresse.
  • Video: A look back into the "recording" of Allégresse.
Evanescence
   This project was completed on 11/11/2016    read more

Past Project Highlights for Evanescence

  • Evanescence recording via mail order CD or download
  • Slideshow of 1992 recording-session photos
  • 2017 video of Maria reflecting on the making of Evanescence.
  • New recording of "Dance You Monster to My Soft Song" with alto solo (Dave Pietro) and dueling trumpets (Greg Gisbert and Mike Rodriguez).
Coming About
   This project was completed on 11/8/2016    read more

Past Project Highlights for Coming About

  • Coming About CD via mail or Downloadable mp3
  • Downloadable live mp3 of El Viento from Manchester Craftsmen's Guild–never before released
  • Video of Maria discussing the music of Coming About–13 years later
  • Video with Scott Robinson discussing the theremin and giving a tour of his laboratory
  • Tour of Windom, MN (Maria's hometown) video