Dr. Schultz was the founder of the Northeast Instrumental Festival. He was a professor of music at the University of Vermont, where he was Director of Bands for thirty years. An active guest conductor and adjudicator, he appeared throughout the United States. As founder of the American Winds Concert Band, he conducted over 200 concerts throughout Europe and received the Golden Meritorious Award form the Alliance for All European Music Societies. In this country, his prowess as a band director was recognized by election to the American Bandmasters Association.