Riccardo Schulz-Center for the Arts in Society - Carnegie Mellon University

Riccardo Schulz

Associate Teaching Professor, School of Music

Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Riccardo Schulz is president of Pittsburgh Digital Recording & Editing Company, and a specialist in recording, editing and mastering classical music.

Schulz has recorded and/or produced more than a hundred compact discs on a variety of record labels, including New Albion, Mode Records, Ocean Records, Norvard, and New World Records. He has also recorded and/or mastered CDs of world music, jazz, alternative rock groups, and selected hip-hop artists. Groups and individuals he has collaborated with include Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Andrés Cárdenes and Luz Manriquez, conductors Denis Colwell and the River City Brass Band, Keith Lockhart and the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Eduardo Alonso-Crespo and the Tucamán Chamber Orchestra, Rachael Worby and the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, Juan Pablo Izquierdo and the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic, Robert Page and the Mendelssohn Choir; pianists Laura Opedisano (the first CD of the complete piano works of Rimsky-Korsakov), Aki Takahashi, Eunice Norton, and Barbara Nissman; santoor player Dariush Saghafi; composers Iannis Xenakis, Reza Vali, Nancy Galbraith, David Stock, Ricardo Lorenz, Julián Orbón, Roberto Sierra, and Leonardo Balada; mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux; the Syndeys; Charon Don and DJ Huggy.

Schulz has master's degrees in mathematics from Duquesne University and musicology from the University of Pittsburgh. He is former program annotator for the Y-Music Society, and former music critic for WQED's Sunday Arts Magazine.