STEPHEN SCHULTZ (flute), named "among the most flawless artists on the baroque flute" by the San Jose Mercury News, and "flute extraordinaire" by the New Jersey Star-Ledger, is principal and solo flutist with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and performs with other leading early music groups such as the American Bach Soloists, Chatham Baroque, Trinity Consort, and Musica Angelica of Los Angeles. Concert tours have taken him throughout Europe and North America with featured appearances at the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York, Library of Congress in Washington D.C., Tage Alter Musik Festival, Regensburg, Berkeley Early Music Festival, Monadnock Music, J. Paul Getty Museum Summer Series, San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival, San Jose Chamber Music Society, and the Nakamichi Early Music Festival. A graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Holland, Schultz also holds several degrees from the California Institute of the Arts and the California State University of San Francisco. Currently an Artist Lecturer in Music History at Carnegie Mellon University and an assistant professor at Holy Names College in Oakland, CA, Schultz's engaging teaching style has left its mark at California State University at Long Beach and Sacramento, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the University of Southern California, and the University of California at Davis and Los Angeles. Mr. Schultz, founder of American Baroque, appears on forty-five recordings for such labels as Dorian, Naxos, Harmonia Mundi USA, New Albion, Amon Ra, and Koch International Classics. Schultz has also performed and recorded with world music groups such as D'CuCKOO and Haunted By Waters, using his electronically-processed baroque flute to develop alternative sounds that are unique to his instrument. Schultz has produced and edited over forty CDs for his colleagues and currently lives in Pittsburgh with his wife, Tina Blaine, who is on the faculty of the Entertainment Technology Center, CMU.

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