Live at Round Top


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Did you miss the Summer 2018 Round Top Music Festival, or want to revisit some outstanding musical moments? Join host Sara Schneider for Live at Round Top, Fridays at 6:00 p.m. from April 19 to June 7, 2019. These eight one-hour programs bring the superb artistry of Round Top faculty, guest artists, and young musicians into focus, with chamber and orchestral highlights.

Host - Sara Schneider

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After studying musicology at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Michigan native Sara Schneider put her love of music to work at Classical 89.5, KMFA in Austin, Texas; first as an announcer and producer, and subsequently as Music Director until 2014. From 2014 to 2016, Sara lived in Lübeck, Germany, where she researched and authored a novel, The Eagle and the Songbird

Sara has interviewed numerous early music luminaries, including Ton Koopman, Anonymous 4, Jordi Savall, and the late Gustav Leonhardt. She is a two-time Gracie Award® winner: in 2011 she received the award for her program Michael Nyman: Motion and Emotion, and in 2018 for Her Name Shall Endure, a program about medieval woman of letters Christine de Pizan. 

Sara serves on the board of Texas Early Music Project. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, hiking, and writing historical fiction. 


Friday 6:00 p.m.