The musical Journey of Michael Schulze
Mr. Schulze Frolich has garnered considerable acclaim in both his home country of Columbia and the international stage. At the age of 17, the young music producer won his first film scoring award in a nationwide competition for a short film called "Escapar de la Rutina". Since then, he has worked with global music publishing organizations around the world, and in 2017 alone composed eight songs and produced 11 more for Warner Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishing company and a division of the Warner Music Group. His work has also been pitched to international corporations such as Netflix and Disney and featured by leading newspapers in Colombia such as El Colombiano. Outside of the entertainment industry, his efforts have assisted advancements in telecommunications, as he co-produced several variations of the theme song for LACNIC, the fourth largest provider of internet in South America, in three different language (English, Spanish, Portuguese) to inform and educate the countries about internet protocol “IPV6” necessary for continued internet development in the region.
His last name is not Betancur , which is very common in people in Prado, but he is as colombian as the mountains in San Antonio De Prado , his name can be associated with music though famous pianist Heinrich Schutz, his name is .Michael Schulze Frohlich Echeverri. And was born here in San Antonio de Prado, even if through his veins runs also teutonic blood.
For the interest in impressing a girl when he was a Little boy his journey towards music began at age 7 and when he was 16 he started studying singing and guitar under John Edison Bolaños and Alberto Trujillo Velez, even in this early stages he would show huge talent that would accompany him in his still short but remarkable musical career. 2 years later he would do an audition in Berklee college of music, an audition that would change his life.
Here our talented “prandense”would have teachers like Michael Sweet the creator of the XBOX 360 sound, Claudio Ragazzi nominated to the Grammy.
He was even invited by Michael Whittaker, composer of famous shows such as the televisión program Ninja Turtle and Power Rangers, to add content to Reel Whitty Werkz a library for TV and film.
This allowed his to work with artists and singers like Brittany Butler Singer that went through THE VOICE in USA , Kata Kozma winner of best composer in hungary and Dillon Dixon Singer of the hit of F tampa Glowing, his songs have also been in movies such as Scream Terminator 3 and Live Free and Die Hard. And Ron Cazzato
In this moment the internationally accomplished producer is working hard since he had the opportunity trough SCHEDLER MUSIC ,a publishing company in Austria to compete with other producer and composer to put out music for big artists such as Martin Garrix, Chainsmoker and many other, also he is about to be the cofounder of a company of samples and sounds for composer with the famous composer Michael Whittaker.
Besides his work for the company as an artist the colombian German musician is finishing the first EP of Invisible Heroes as a band, in which there is a very unique an ambitious sound in the making, mixing organic sounds with electronic music, that fusions the different influences of each member with a modern american production that plans to reléase early 2018.
Trough his talent in music and his tenacity, Michael Schulze decided to get courage and make his dreams come true mixed with a big necessity of exploring the world in its deepness.
The hundreds of hours listening music in his school. The classes of guitar and piano and his interest in creating new music planted a seed that enriches the life and music of our colombian musician ahd have paid off . A musician that makes everyone in San Antonio De Prado very proud.
Por: José Rodrigo Atehortúa Castaño
Coordinador editorial Revista Árcades.