Artist Services

Our featured artists are world-class musicians, skilled at engaging audiences, and have garnered international acclaim. We are pleased to offer the following programs for your consideration in upcoming seasons!

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Kids Events

Musical Storytime: Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

Michael Schneider brings music to life for young students by pairing performance with an illustrated storybook. This can be performed for groups as small as a single classroom or as large as a school auditorium.

Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue is a wonderful children’s storybook by Anna Harwell Celenza, which Michael reads to audiences of eager children while providing a soundtrack from the piano. This fun-filled adventure takes the listener through Gershwin’s search for inspiration as the deadline for writing Rhapsody in Blue fast approaches! There is a Q&A session at the end of the program and students receive activity worksheets to take as a memento and remind them of what they learned.

Ideal For: Elementary-Age Students, up to 5th grade
Venue Requirements: Classroom – Upright Piano; Auditorium – Grand Piano (possibly piano microphone needed), Projector with Screen, Microphone/Speaker


50 minutes


Michael Schneider


Education pricing ranges from $300-$2000 depending on the program and the location.

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Located in North Richland Hills, TX 76180
(Teaching from studio space at Fort Worth Christian School near Mid-Cities and Holiday Lane)


Phone: 1-833-687-4289 (1-833-MUSICTX)
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