Lea Schmidt-Rogers

Composer    Lyricist    Publisher

Lea Schmidt-Rogers composes music for the piano, organ, and voice that is beautiful and inspiring, serving the church with practical and accessible music.

Biography

Lea Schmidt-Rogers is an accompanist, piano and organ soloist, composer and teacher. She has served the local musical community as Dean of the San Diego, CA, American Guild of Organist chapter, as well as the President of the Music Teachers’ Association of California, San Diego Chapter. Composing and teaching are her passions.

Ms. Schmidt-Rogers has won contests to attend Aspen Music Camp and a summer at the Eastman School of Music, was awarded Graduate Assistantships at the University of Hawaii (staff accompanist) and Indiana University, where she studied with Gyorgy Sebok and Marion Hall.

Quotes

I always look forward with anticipation when I know one of Lea's compositions is to be played during our church service. Her music is always fresh, engaging, uplifting and fits so harmoniously into the thoughts expressed within each service. Always a joy.

Penny Thompson, First Church of Christ Scientist, La Mesa, Music Chairman, La Mesa, California

I like the piece! It's lively, sounds significantly harder than it is, has an engaging/catchy rhythm and melody and a fun pedal line (again, not as hard as it might seem at first glance). The ostinatos will make it easy to learn and memorize." --Pertaining to the organ piece "Orff Fun

Leslie Wolf Robb, past Regional Councilor, American Guild of Organist La Jolla, California

A perfect programmatic marriage of voice and accompaniment. We are called to be Angel and Star in this new Christmas classic." For "Angel and Star

Patricia Cannon Childs, soprano, T.V. personality, PANORAMA, Nashville, TN

Lea's compositions are unique and refreshing--each with its own character. I look forward each week to a joyful new musical journey.

Myles Mayfield, soloist, La Mesa Church of Christ Scientist, La Mesa, CA

Digital Sheet Music

See All Digital Sheet Music by Lea Schmidt-Rogers