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Scott A. LindrothScott A. Lindroth

Title: Professor and Bass Fellow
Office Location: 031 Music Building, 103B Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 684-0539, (919) 660-3307
Email Address: scott.lindroth@duke.edu
Web Page: http://www.duke.edu/~scott1

Education

  • D.M.A. Yale University, 1991
  • M.A. Yale University, 1989
  • MMus Yale School of Music, 1982
  • B.M. Eastman School of Music, 1980

Research Interests

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.

Miscellaneous

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

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • William Revelli Composition Contest, National Band Association, December 2011
  • Howard Foundation Fellowship, 2002-03
  • Bass Professorship - Kevin D. Gorter Associate Professor of Music, 2002-07
  • Academy Award, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, May 1996
  • Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 0 1988

Teaching (Spring 2016):

  • Neurosci 289.01, Music and the brain Synopsis
    Biddle 104, Th 04:40 PM-07:10 PM

Teaching (Fall 2016):

  • Music 690s-1.01, Composition sem (topics) Synopsis
    Biddle 069, W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Recent Professional Work:

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    Compositions
  • S.A. Lindroth. Alarm Calls. 2013 .  [abs]
  • S.A. Lindroth. String Quintet. 2013 .  [abs]
  • S.A. Lindroth. Twitter Music. 2011 .  [abs] [author's comments]
    Recordings     Others

       Commissions:

    • New Work, 2013/12/10
      A composition for wind ensemble commissioned by the Langley High School Band, Doug Martin, conductor
    • New Work, 2013/12/10
      A composition for a 15-piece chamber orchestra commissioned by a consortium including Cincinnatic College Conservatory, Eastman School of Music, Indiana School of Music, Hartt School of Music, Thornton School of Music (USC), Univ. of South Carolina School of Music, Baylor School of Music, University of Maryland School of Music, UNCG School of Music
    • New Work, 2013/12/10
      A composition for the Meehans/Perkins Percussion Duo. This will include an ensemble of mechanical instruments (designed and fabricated by me) and live electronics.
    • Alarm Calls, 2012
      Commissioned by John Locke for the UNCG Wind Ensemble
    • Ciompi Quartet, Duke University, 2012
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • UNC-Greensboro Wind Ensemble, 2012/11/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • UNC-Greensboro Wind Ensemble, Aycock Auditorium, UNC-Greensboro, December, 2011 - November, 2012
      A new wind ensemble work to be premiered at the CBDNA National Conference at UNC-Greensboro in spring 2013.
    • YTTE, 2011/11/01
      with Daniel Lippel; Jonathan Bagg; Jonathan E. Bagg; Laura Gilbert; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Ciompi Quartet, May, 2011 - December, 2012
      New string quartet for the Ciompi Quartet to be premiered in spring 2013.

       Performances:
    • Passage, University of Colorado, Fort Collins, 2013/12/10
      UCFC Wind Ensemble, Donald McKinney, conductor
    • Passage, University of Michigan Symphonic Band, 2013/12/10
      UM Symphonic Band, Derek Shapiro, conductor
    • Passage, University of South Florida, 2013/12/10
      USF Band, John Carmichael, conductor
    • Passage, Ithaca College, 2013/12/10
      Ithaca College Band, Core Seapy, conductor
    • Passage, Auburn University, 2013/12/10
      Auburn University Band, Rick Good, conductor
    • Passage, Belmont University, 2013/12/10
      Belmont University Band, Barry Kraus, conductor
    • Passage, Troy University, 2013/12/10
      Troy University Symphony Band, Mark Walker, conductor
    • Passage, Senzoku Gakuen College of Music (Japan), 2013/12/10
      Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Band, Naoya Takizawa, conductor
    • Passage, Illinois State University, 2013/12/10
      Illinois State University Band, Daniel Belongnia, conductor
    • Spin Cycle, Duke University, October 26, 2013
      Duke University Wind Symphony, Verena Moesenbichler-Bryant, conductor
    • Spin Cycle, Kennesaw State University, October 14, 2013
      Duke Wind Symphony, Verena Moesenbichler-Bryant, conductor
    • Passage, Oklahoma State University, April 11, 2013
      OSU Wind Ensemble, Joseph Missal, conductor (subsequent performance in Japan)
    • Passage, College Band Directors National Association Conference, March 23, 2013
      Baylor University Wind Ensemble, Eric Wilson, conductor
    • Alarm Calls, University of North Carolina Greensboro, March 22, 2013
      UNCG Wind Ensemble, John Locke, conductor
    • Passage, Hikarigaolka Girl's High School (Japan), 2012
      Hikarigaoka Girl’s High School Band, Kentaro Hino, conductor
    • Passage, Baylor University, October 15, 2012
      Baylor University Wind Ensemble, Eric Wilson, conductor
    • Passage, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, October 14, 2012
      UW-Eau Claire Wind Symphony, Brian Diller, conductor
    • Crowded With Voices, 2007/01/01
      with Anya Belkina (video); S.A.Lindroth (music); Scott A. Lindroth
    • Poetry Garden, 2006/04/01
      with Anya Belkina (video); S.A.Lindroth (music); Scott A. Lindroth
    • MIX TAPEStry, 2006/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Spin Cycle, Youngstown State University, December 2, 2003
      YSU Wind Ensemble, Stephen Gage - conductor
    • Spin Cycle, University of California, Los Angeles, November 2003
      performed by the UCLA Wind Ensemble, Thomas Lee - conductor
    • Spin Cycle, Eastman School of Music, November 11, 2003
      performed by the Eastman Wind Orchestra
    • Bell Plates, Dartmouth College, August 22, 2003
      Electric Rainbow Coalition Festival, Adam Swilinski - percussion
    • Spin Cycle, Meymandi Hall, Raleigh, May 23, 2003
      North Carolina Wind Orchestra, Michael Votta - conductor
    • Quartet, University of Minnesota, Duluth, April 24, 2003
      performed by Zeitgeist
    • Bell Plates, Yale University School of Music, April 10, 2003
      Adam Swilinski - percussion
    • Spin Cycle, East Carolina University, April 10, 2003
      ECU Wind Ensemble, Scott Carter - conductor
    • Bell Plates, University of South Carolina, April 8, 2003
      Southern Exposure Music Festival, Cameron Britt - percussion
    • Terza Rima, University of South Carolina, April 8, 2003
      Southern Exposure Music Festival, Petrea Warneck - oboe
    • Spin Cycle, CBDA National Conference, Minneapolis, March 28, 2003
      USC Wind Ensemble, H. Robert Reynolds - conductor
    • Quartet, The Southern Theater, Minneapolis, March 2, 2003
      performed by Zeitgeist
    • Quartet, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, February 27, 2003
      performed by Zeitgeist
    • String Quartet, University of South Carolina, January 30, 2003
      Ciompi Quartet
    • Spin Cycle, University of Southern California, March 9, 2003
      with Eugene Corporon; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Spin Cycle, Lawrence University wind Ensemble, November 26, 2002
      Robert Levy, cond.
    • Spin Cycle, University of North Texas Wind Ensemble, October 31, 2002
      Eugene Corporon, cond.
    • Spin Cycle, Raleigh, October 31, 2002
      UNC Wind Ensemble, Michael Votta - conductor
    • Spin Cycle, University of Connecticut Wind Ensemble, October 10, 2002
      Jeffrey Renshaw, cond.
    • Spin Cycle, University of Arizona Wind Ensemble, October 3, 2002
      Gary Hill, cond.
    • Spin Cycle, University of Michigan Wind Ensemble, March 6, 2002
      Michael Haithcock, cond.
    • American Landscape, 2002/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Bell Plates, Salem College, NCMTA Conference, October 11, 2002
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Incidental Music for "Mao II", 2001/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Spin Cycle, 2001/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Midde of the Road, 2000/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Small Change, 1997/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • String Quartet, 1997/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Glide, 1996/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Terza Rima, 1995/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • The Dolphins, 1995/01/01
      with Richard Harteis; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Big Band, 1994/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Quartet, 1994/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • January Music, 1993/01/01
      with Philadelphia Orchestra; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Light, 1993/01/01
      with Hildegard von Bingen; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Fantasy for Two Pianos, 1992/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Duo for Violins, 1990/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Whistle Stop, 1990/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Clash and Glitter, 1989/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • In the Middle of the Road, 1989/01/01
      with Carlos Drummond de Andrade; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Treatise on Tailor's Dummies, 1989/01/01
      with Bruno Schulz; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Stomp, 1988/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • A Fire's Bright Song, 1987/01/01
      with New York Philharmonic; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Relations to Rigor II, 1987/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Relations to Rigor I, 1986/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Two Part Invention, 1986/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Syntax, 1985/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • In the Red Mountains, 1984/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth; W.S. Merwin
    • Pieces of Piano, 1982/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Chasing the Trane Out of Darmstadt, 1980/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Two Pieces for Alto Saxophone and Chamber Ensemble, 1977/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth

       Compositions Performed:
    • Twitter Music, 2011/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Small Change, 2004/01/01
      with Jack Van Geem; Nancy Zeltsmand; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Spin Cycle, 2004/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth; Steven Gage
    • The Dolphins, 2004/01/01
      with Alan Feinberg; Scott A. Lindroth; Susan Narucki
    • Nasuh, 2003/12/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Spin Cycle, 2002/12/01
      with Michael Haithcock; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Human Gestures, 1999/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Bang On A Can, vol. 1, 1991/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • CDCM Computer Music Series, 1985/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth

       Residencies:
    • Composer in Residence, Yale School of Music, April 9-10, 2003
    • Composer in Residence, University of South Carolina School of Music, April 8, 2003

       Other Activities:
    • String Quartet for the Ciompi Quartet, 2012/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Passage, 2011/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Passage, 2011/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • soundSense, 2004/11/19
      with John E. Bower; S.A.Lindroth; Scott A. Lindroth


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