Born in Long Beach, California, to a family of musicians, it’s no surprise
Todd started piano lessons at only four years of age. Musical influences
ranging from Claude DeBussy to Ray Charles, Bob Seger, Richard
Carpenter, Elton John and Jerry Lee Lewis would inspire him on to
performances at Carnegie Hall all the way to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Schroeder has had the honor of being invited to perform with
the Boston Pops, Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Duke Ellington
Orchestra, and has performed, musical directed and collaborated with a
coterie of distinguished performers, including: Angela Lansbury, Tom
Jones, Rita Coolidge, Jason Alexander and Sam Harris; the latter for
whom he’s acted as musical director and collaborative partner for over
20 years, which helped him earn the coveted recognition of “Musical
Director of the Year” from BroadwayWorld.com. In addition to composing
his own original music, for which he has had the opportunity to
record and release six albums. Schroeder has also composed music for a
variety of television series, films and musicals. He’s appeared on TV, acting
as musical director on a number of prominent television talk shows,
including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Rosie O’Donnell Show and The Late
Late Show as well as the musical director for the popular Youtube sensation
“Postmodern Jukebox.” For more on info: ToddSchroederMusic.
com and followed on Twitter at @TSchroedermusic.