A member of the Sarasota Music Festival faculty since 2000
Schneider earned her D.M.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She earned her bachelor's and master's of music from the University of Southern California. She was a Fulbright scholar to Mozarteum Salzburg. Her teachers include John Perry, Robert Levin, Karl-Heinz Kaamerling and Gilbert Kalish. She has been a guest artist faculty at Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music and performs as a chamber musician as soloist. Schneider was a student at the festival in 1986, 1987, 1988 and 1993.