Welcome to the website of award-winning composer, music observer, and educator Garrett Schumann. Celebrated for its, “breadth of timbres”, Garrett’s music, “consistently captivates”, and has been described as, “dazzling”.

An avid collaborator, Garrett has written for a number of orchestras, soloists, chamber ensembles, and large ensembles across the country. Each of his works takes an individual approach to expressing his personal experiences and fascinations.

Garrett is also an active music scholar, music writer, and music educator. His original research on heavy metal music has been featured at conferences in Finland and the United States, and he has published articles in Music Theory Spectrum, as well as other journals. Currently, Garrett serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music at Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI) and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Composition at Madonna University (Livonia, MI).

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