Andrew Schultze is an active performer, conductor, stage director and teacher. He is well known as an interpreter of the standard opera/oratorio repertoire and as a specialist in the performance of early music. His cast of characters includes villains, heroes and buffoons in operas by Abbatini, Pergolesi, Mozart, Donizetti, Gounod, Humperdinck and Puccini. In 1994 he sang the role of Apollo in an in-concert performance of Jacopo Peri's LA PELLEGRINA at La Scala, Milan, with the Vienna Baroque Ensemble. Mr. Schultze has presented masterclasses and participated in workshops and conferences for The Society for Seventeenth Century Music, Innsbrucker Musikpaedagogik-Institut, Vienna Baroque Ensemble, American Recorder Society, West Virginia University, University of Pittsburgh, Roosevelt University, Elmhurst College, University of Indiana, Terre Haute, University of Chicago and the Chicago Humanities Festival. His article “Performing Amarilli Mia Bella” was published in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Journal of Singing in the January/February 2000 issue, and his article TO TRILL OR TRILLO was published by the Early Music Association of the UK 2020. In May 2023 he presented a Seminar at the Internatiional Conference on MUSIC AND THE FIGURATIVE ARTS in the 17th Century in Barcelona Spain.