Dr. Eric Schmidt is from Havixbeck, Germany west of Münster, close to the Netherlands border. He was raised in the German Reformed Baptist Church in northwest Germany (quite similar to Presbyterian worship). Eric earned a Masters Degree in Music and Mathematics from the University of Osnabrück. He recently completed his Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in choral conducting from the U of U. He is also an accomplished pianist. Eric recently moved to Indiana to take the choral position at DePauw University.