Updated March 16, 2020: In response to domestic coronavirus developments, Stanford University is strongly discouraging all large-scale university gatherings, effective March 4 through May 15. Stanford Live, in compliance with the university’s decision, is moving to cancel large-scale performances within this time frame. This performance has been canceled—read more.
Known as a breakaway jazz orchestra leader and composer, Minnesota-born Maria Schneider formed her first band in 1988. She’s a 2019 NEA Jazz Master and multi-Grammy Award winner for her work in classical, jazz and even pop with the late David Bowie. Today the 18-member Maria Schneider Orchestra performs worldwide, tackling lush and complex works that bring new energy to the jazz orchestra landscape.