A memorial service honoring the life and career of Robert Schneider will be held at First Baptist Church in Shaker Heights on Saturday, April 4 at 1:30 pm. Schneider, who served as music director for 25 years at First Baptist, longtime faculty member at Shaker Heights High School, and president of the Musarts Society of the Cleveland Museum of Art and Arts Renaissance Tremont, died recently from complications of an automobile accident last summer in Europe. Special music will begin at 1:00 pm. Read an obituary here.
About Daniel Hathaway
Daniel Hathaway founded ClevelandClassical.com in September, 2008, after a thirty-one year tenure as music director of Cleveland’s Trinity Cathedral, where he founded the Wednesday Noon Brownbag Concert Series and Trinity Chamber Orchestra. A graduate of Harvard College and the Episcopal Divinity School, he also studied historical musicology at Princeton and Harvard Universities. Before coming to Cleveland in 1977, he served as head of humanities at the Sunset Hill School in Kansas City and as head of arts at Groton School in Massachusetts. In Cleveland, he has served on the music staff of Cleveland Opera, Great Lakes Theater Festival, and the faculty of Laurel School. As an organist, Hathaway has played recitals in the U.S., England, France, Germany, and Austria. He team-teaches Music Journalism at Oberlin College and Conservatory and is a member of the Music Critics Association of North America.