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Scott A. Lindroth, Professor of Music and Computational Media, Arts & Cultures and Core Graduate Faculty in Computational Media, Arts & Cultures of Computational Media Arts & Culture and Bass Fellow of Music

Scott A. Lindroth

I am a composer of instrumental and vocal music as well as interactive computer music.  My most recent works are Cadences (2016), commissioned by the Electric Earth Concert Series as part of a collaboration with novelist Richard Powers; and Piano Roll Prosody (2017), which was premiered by pianist Donald Berman.  Current projects include a piano trio, a solo cello composition for cellist Ashley Bathgate, and a work for soprano saxophone and string quartet.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  Duke University Department of Music, Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708-0665
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3307
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:

Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • MUSIC 690S-1.01, COMPOSITION SEM (TOPICS) Synopsis
    Biddle 069, F 10:05 AM-12:35 PM

D.M.A.Yale University1991
M.A.Yale University1989
MMusYale School of Music1982
B.M.Eastman School of Music1980

Research Interests:

Current projects: Work for Chamber Orchestra commissioned by a consortium of eight schools of music, Work for the Meehans/Perkins Percussion Duo

I compose instrumental and vocal music as well as work with electronic media. My most recent compositions Alarm Calls for wind ensemble, String Quintet, and Twitter Music for two percussion and electronics.

Areas of Interest:

Music Composition
Interactive digital music

Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Bryan Christian  
  • D Edward Davis  
  • Kenneth Stewart  
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. S.A. Lindroth, Alarm Calls (2013)  [abs]
  2. S.A. Lindroth, String Quintet (2013)  [abs]
  3. with Todd Berreth (visual media), soundSpace (2/2013 - present)  [abs]
  4. Lindroth, S, Teaching Composition: Artistic Growth through Confrontation, Tact, Sympathy, and Honesty, Contemporary Music Review, vol. 31 no. 4 (August, 2012), pp. 297-304, Informa UK Limited [doi]
  5. S.A. Lindroth, Passage (2011)  [author's comments]

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