Michael Schutz

Michael Schutz

Associate Professor of Music Cognition/Percussion at McMaster University

Michael Schutz is an Associate Professor of Music Cognition/Percussion at McMaster University, where he conducts the percussion ensemble and teaches courses on music perception and cognition.

Active in the promotion of new music, he earned a MM in Percussion from Northwestern University and a BMA in from Penn State University.

Devoted to building bridges between music performance and music research, he now directs an interdisciplinary team of graduate and undergraduate students exploring musicspsychological basis.

Michael received 2014 Petro Canada Young Innovator award in recognition of his work connecting music perception and performance. A popular speaker, has appeared on the CBCs Quirks and Quarks with Bob McDonald, Ontario Today with Rita Celli, and most recently, On The Nature of Things with David Suzuki.


ID Event Name Duration Start Date
Beyond the Beep: Improving the Soundscape of Hospitals 2 Hours October 13, 2022

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