Artist Professor, Sch of Music

Degrees: M.M., University of Redlands; B.A., California State University, Fullerton

Office: Music, Fine Arts #211

Phone: 909/748-8693 Campus Ext. 8693



Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise

Creato-researchive interests include:

  • The utilization and/or incorporation of scientific and pseudo-scientific technologies, methodologies and procedures in(to) aesthetic and artistic processes

  • The aesthetics of sustainability

  • Sustainability as artistic tradition and genre

  • The geographics of social networking pertaining to the environmentics of location and mindset

  • Performance orientations relative to interactive systems within improvisational structures and environments

  • Charting influence within the aesthetic-ismos

Professional background

Marco Schindelmann, Artist Professor of Voice and Director of the University Opera at the University of Redlands, has performed as a soloist, throughout Europe and Japan, with such organizations as the Bayerische Staatsoper, Bayersische Staatsballet and Radio Vaticana. Roles he has performed include those of Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni), Conte Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro), and der König (Die Kluge). Professor Schindelmann acquired his vocal training under the tutelage of Egidia Bonessi, Kammersänger Fritz Schaetzler and Kammersängerin Astrid Varnay.

Marco produced and directed several works for the lyric theater including Dido and Aeneas (Purcell), Don Giovanni (Mozart) , Norma (Bellini), La Traviata (Verdi), The Medium (Menotti) and The Blue Moose (a collaboration with essayist and NPR commentator, Daniel Pinkwater and composer Daniel Tucker.

As a vocalist, Schindelmann focuses on performing new works as well as that of the last century, both avant-garde and experimental. A subterranean artist, Marco is a founding member of MLuM, a Long Beach based punceptual and histriophonic art ensemble whose work has been presented and published internationally.

As a member of FLOOD, Marco is a co-producer and co-curator of SoundWalk. The largest event of its kind in Southern California, SoundWalk is dedicated to sound art. He was also co-founder of Poetry for Landfills (Munich, Germany).

Active as an adjudicator of classical singing, Schindelmann has judged for numerous organizations including the Spotlight Awards (Los Angeles Music Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion) for which he has been, over the last eight years, preliminary and semi-finals judge, as well as a repertoire consultant.

He can also be heard on New World Records (Barney Childs: A Music; That It Might Be…). Currently on the Arts Council for the City of Long Beach, Schindelmann is serving on the advisory committee for public art.

Courses Offered at Redlands

  • Applied Voice

  • Introduction to Voice

  • Opera Theatre Workshop

  • Italian and German Diction

Degrees Held

  • B.A., California State University, Fullerton

  • M.M., University of Redlands

Awards, Honors and Grants

  • NEA Grant (Beau Monde Float, Thirteen Six Views of Sound Beauty)

  • Grant: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (SoundWok)

  • Award in Recognition of Outstanding Teaching (University of Redlands), Research Grant to Record Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire for Taurus Records (University of Redlands)

  • Pi Kappa Lambda

Publications, Presentations and Performances

MLuM: "The Skriker" (composer, sound artist) Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut 2009

MLuM: "Stump Krump" (concept, sound artist) SoundMigrationz, Gallery Blok, Belgrade Serbia, 2009

MLuM: "Beau Monde Float Documemstallation" (conceptual designer, author, composer, sound artist, fiber artist, visual artist) EXPO Exhibition, Long Beach, CA 2009

FLOOD: SoundWalk2009 (co-producer and co-curator) Long Beach, CA 2009

MLuM: "Beau Monde Float, Thirteen Six Views of Sound Beauty" ( conceptual designer, author, composer, sound artist, fiber artist Plummer Auditorium, Fullerton, California 2009 (Grant: National Endowment for the Arts)

B. Andrews,/ N. Andrews / M. Schindelman: "Vibrato and Pitch Perception: Does the Presence or Absence of Vibrato Influence How Pitch is Preceived and Assessed" (author, researcher) Festival 500, The Phenomenon of Singing International Symposium VII, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, 2009

MLuM: "ying yin jing DIN! / Sonsai" (conceptual designer, visual designer, sound artist) NUS Arts Festival, Singapore 2009

MLuM: "Cadential Eyes; Mascara Lotus" (conceptual designer, sound artist, performer) Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles 2008

MLuM: "Tattoodle" (conceptual designer, sound artist, performer) MOMENTUM, University by the Sea, Long Beach, CA 2008

C. S. Hoh / M. Schindelmann: "Databasethetics" (author) CEMC/EMSAN, Beijing, China 2008

MLuM: "Victi-ry of Will, the Deafthetics of Bias" (concept designer, sound artist) Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona , Barcelona, Spain 2008 CEMC/EMSAN, Beijing, China 2008

MLuM: "Cargaku" (conceptual designer, sound artist, performer) Computer Music Journal 2007 [Volume 31:4, MIT Press] DVD Issue

Professional Affiliations

Advisory committee, Virginia C, Hunsaker Teaching Programs (Kathy Ogren, Chair)