Pascal Schumacher (LU)
After the maximal ‘Left Tokyo Right’ and ‘Drops & Points’ projects, Luxembourg-born bandleader, composer and vibraphone player Pascal Schumacher strips down for the first time to a very personal, minimal solo programme on the vibraphone. An intimate sonic experience full of sensibility and melody.
Pascal studied classical percussion, jazz vibraphone and musicology at music conservatories in Luxembourg, Strasbourg, Brussels and The Hague. He holds a Master’s Degree in musicology from the Marc Bloch University in Strasbourg, and another in music with a focus on jazz vibraphone from the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague. He has won many awards, including the Belgian Django d’Or (2005), Music:LX (2012), ECHO Jazz (2012), JTI Trier Jazz (2014), was selected for the Rising Stars program organised by the European Concert Hall Organization (2009 / 10) and appeared as soloist in ECHO Klassik 2017 awarded project “Überbach”.
Pascal is a Yamaha Artist and a Professor for Jazz and Classical Percussion at the Conservatoire de Musique de Luxembourg. – He is the Artistic Director of the innovative ‘Reset’ Music Festival at Abbaye Neimenster and an Ambassador for SOS Children’s Villages International – Luxembourg.