Music at Muskingum

Schumann, Laura

Faculty & Staff

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Laura Schumann

Professor of Music
116 Walter Hall
Phone Number
DMA, Conducting, Texas Tech University
MA, Violin Performance, University of California, Santa Barbara
BM, Violin Performance, University of Colorado, Boulder
Certification, Sound and Recording Engineering, Recording Workshop
Certification, Trainer, Reach out to Horses
Certification, Reiki Practitioner Levels I, II, Animals

Dr. Laura E Schumann and the symphony received proclamations from Ohio Governor Kasich in October 2018. During her tenure with the symphony and Muskingum, she has received; an ASCAP Award, YWCA Women of Achievement Award in 2001, a 2003 semi finalist in Jordania Conducting Competition in Karkov, Ukraine. In 2004 a Cambridge Heritage Award for Leadership. In 2011 she received a letter of thanks from first lady Michelle Obama for the orchestra's participation in the Let's Move program, followed by receiving an invitation only grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for her original Anti-Bullying story. A professional musician, Schumann is additionally a 1-woman band performing around the region on electric violin, guitar, ukulele and vocals, and is well-versed in alternative style violin performance.


  • History of Popular Music
  • Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra
  • String Ensemble
  • Muskie Rocks
  • Women in Music
  • Music and Media
  • Fundamentals of Audio and Recording
  • Song Writing
  • String Methods and Pedagogy
  • Conducting I
  • Music Entrepreneurship
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