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Keith Gates: Music

Fred Sahlmann

Fred Sahlmann may be heard in this recording on this website:
Sonata for Piano, Clarinet, Trumpet, and Percussion
Fred Sahlmann

Fred Sahlmann is faculty emeritus at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where he was Professor of Piano, Organ and Theory. He has performed regularly recitalist, orchestral soloist, and chamber musician, and has served as pianist with PASTICHE since its inception. He holds degrees from Elon University, Columbia University, and the Eastman School of Music where he was a student of Jose Echaniz. Active in church music, Sahlmann is organist/choir director at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Lake Charles. On a Fulbright Grant, he studied for a year at the Academy of Music in Vienna, Austria, before beginning his teaching career at his alma mater, Elon College. Sahlmann is a Louisiana touring artist and roster artist.