Even after the end of his full-time position as a professor at the HfMDK Frankfurt, Michael Schneider continues to be active in teaching in his roles as conductor, ensemble leader and instrumental soloist.

Teaching assignments


HfMDK Frankfurt/M, (chamber music, Bach seminar for pianists)

Musikhochschule Mainz (operas and oratorios by Monteverdi, Handel and Stradella)

HfM Weimar. (Oratorio staged: La Giuditta by A.. Scarlatti)

Master classes / workshops & private lessons

Taipei/Taiwan (via zoom)
TAMIS (Tage Alter Musik im Saarland)

jury memberships

  • He has repeatedly acted as a juror at the biennial International Telemann Competition in Magdeburg (last in 2020).
  • Deutscher Musikwettbewerb (Deutscher Musikrat)
  • Concours musica Antiqua Brügge
  • Blockflötenwettbewerbe Calw


  • Author of specific articles and reviews about topics concerning Early Music and especially flute-playing and flute-repertoire. Co-Editor of the woodwind-magazine “tibia” until 2020 (Moeck-Verlag)

Connected to Michael Schneider’s pedagogical activities several different publications were released: mainly music editions and one pocket -book about “Basic knowledge in baroque opera”.

The Items:


Pocket book:


  • Stylistics of flute music (e.g. Telemann fantasies,/ J.S Bach flute works/ Vivaldi concerti)
  • Playing technique recorder
  • Performance practice and stylistics of music d. 17th - 19th centuries for instrumentalists and voice (e.g. to: piano cycles by JS Bach, chamber cantatas
  • of the 18th century. Italian and German oratorios, Baroque art of ornamentation)

Dates and conditions of universities, academies, course organizers and individuals on request