Eric Schroeder holds Bachelor of Music and Masters of Music degrees from Northern Illinois University in guitar performance and pedagogy. He has performed throughout North America on various instruments including guitar, pipa, oud, tabla, and gamelan. His world music experiences range from African drumming and transcribing French folk music to learning flamenco dance from Luis Montero.
Schroeder’s accomplishments include arrangements of flamenco works in collaboration with Elliot Fisk and Juan Serrano. He has taught Survey of World Music at Northern Illinois University and guitar at Rockford University.