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Piano Renewal Initiative

Please consider supporting our Piano Renewal Initiative. If you have a high-quality piano in good condition that you are no longer using, or if you would like to purchase or contribute towards a new piano, please contact the Department of Music Office for more information regarding our specific needs.

Metropolitan Club donates Steinway M grand piano

Katz Foundation donates new Steinway recital piano

Leon Bates Masterclass and Mini-Concert officially launches Piano Renewal Initiative.

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Paul Schultz
Associate Professor

Trombone, Music Theory

Childers Hall, Room 3040
(202) 806-5826

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Paul Schultz, a well-known Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD area trombonist, performs in symphonic, operatic, musical theater, and commercial musical styles. Retired from The U.S. Army Band in Washington, DC, he is now bass trombonist with The National Gallery Orchestra, Baltimore Opera Company, Concert Artists of Baltimore and Washington Symphonic Bass Ensemble. As staff trombonist, he performs regularly with the Filene Center Orchestra of Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, National Theater, Ford's Theater, Arena Stage, and the Baltimore Center Orchestra. As a substitute and extra trombonist, he has performed with the National Symphony and John F. Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. Media recording engagements have included network and cable television specials such as "An American Celebration at Ford's Theater", "Classic Whitney" (with Whitney Houston), "The 53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala", Disney's "American Teacher Awards" and "Larry King Live." Paul earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The Catholic University of America in 1987. He has been on the faculty of Howard University since 1991 and at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA from 1981 to 2002. He has studied with Milton Stevens, Charles Vernon, Frank Crisafulli, Arnold Jacobs, and Doug Elliott.



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Event Highlights

Many of our events are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


Fall semeseter performances begin in September. Please join us!



Taylor Young, Jazz Voice – Master of Music Qualifying Recital - Childers Recital Hall, Fri, March 30, 12pm FREE

Howard University Jazz Ensemble - Westminster Presbyterian Church, Fri, Mar 30, 6-9pm $

Logan Johnson – Senior Composition Recital - Childers Recital Hall, Fri, Mar 30, 7pm FREE

HUJE Easter Vigil - Peoples Congregational UCC, Sat, March 31, 4pm FREE

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra - Childers Recital Hall, Thu, April 5, 12:40pm FREE

Afro Blue in Concert - Kennedy Center Jazz Club, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Fri, April 6, 7 & 9 pm BOTH SHOWS SOLD OUT!

Panel Discussion: "INDEPENDENT: A Start to Finish Guide for Your Recording Project" - Childers Recital Hall, Tue, April 10, 10:10am FREE

Vocal Master Class with Soprano Lisa Gwyn Daltirus - Childers Recital Hall, Wed, April 11, 12pm FREE

NEA 2018 Jazz Masterclass with DIANNE REEVES - Childers Recital Hall, Tue, April 17, 12:40pm FREE

HUJE featuring Special Guest Artist GARY BARTZ - Ira Aldridge Theater, Thu, April 19, 12:40pm FREE

String Students in Recital - Childers Recital Hall, Tue, April 24, 12:40pm FREE

Jazz Choir Concert featuring AFRO BLUE, SASSY and HU JAZZ SINGERS - Childers Recital Hall, Wed, April 25, 7:30pm FREE

Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert - Ira Aldridge Theater, Sun, April 29, 4pm FREE

AFRO BLUE Mother's Day Concert - Prince George's Publick Playhouse, Sun, May 13, 4pm $

Afro Blue Mother's Day 2018