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Wall to Wall Concert Fills Hall with Stephen Schwartz Music

May 23, 2016 Article

Each year, New York City’s Symphony Space hosts an eight-hour musical extravaganza that celebrates the work of a particular composer. On April 16, 2016, Stephen Schwartz’s work received the honor. The “Wall to Wall Stephen Schwartz” concert began at 3:00 pm and featured over 100 performers exploring Schwartz’s wide-ranging body of work. Sonia Manzano of [...]

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Stephen Schwartz and Carnegie Mellon University

June 29, 2015 Article

Stephen Schwartz’s CMU Education Helped Launch Career PHOTO: Stephen Schwartz at Carnegie Mellon University receiving an honorary doctorate. Also pictured: Paula Wagner, a film producer and film executive. She and Stephen were friends during their school days at CMU. Photo courtesy of Stephen Schwartz. On May 17, 2015, composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz donned a graduation gown [...]

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Stephen Schwartz, Pete Seeger, and Sting

March 10, 2014 Article

Musical Influences As a Broadway and film songwriter, Stephen Schwartz is constantly developing songs for shows, but he also listens to the music of pop music artists and lets the mosaic of sounds from his life influence his work. As he explains, “I am influenced by all the music I love and it somehow conglomerates [...]

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Stephen Schwartz at Sixty-Five

March 6, 2013 Article

[PHOTO: Composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz, 2012. Photo by Olivier Ciappa.] The Grammy and Oscar-winning songwriter Stephen Schwartz marks his sixty-fifth birthday today, March 6, 2013. With dozens of musical scores completed and several more in midstream, it seems unlikely that he’ll ever retire (again). It’s easy to forget that long before Wicked, he once did retire [...]

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Stephen Schwartz Songs in Concert around the USA

February 11, 2013 Events with Stephen Schwartz

It’s a golden year for award-winning songwriter Stephen Schwartz who turns 65 this spring. Around the country, his music will be featured in several major concerts, as well as on Broadway in the musicals Pippin and Wicked. March 18, 2013 at Wright State University, Ohio On Monday evening March 18, Stephen Schwartz and Friends will perform a concert of [...]

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