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Scott A. LindrothScott A. Lindroth

Title: Professor and Bass Fellow
Office Location: Duke University Department of Music, Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708-0665
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

  • Fromm Foundation Commission, Fromm Foundation at Harvard University, November 2017
  • 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 Institute and Academy of Arts and Letters, 0 1996
  • Arts and Letters Awards, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 0 1996
  • Guggenheim Fellowship, Guggenheim Foundation, 0 1988
  • International Society of Contemporary Music Prize, ISCM, 0 1988
  • Koussevitzky Foundation Composition Award, Koussevitzky Foundation, 0 1988
  • New York Foundation for the Arts Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts, 0 1988
  • Rome Prize Fellowship, American Academy In Rome, 0 1985
  • National Endowment for the Arts Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, 0 1984
  • Revson/New York Philharmonic Fellowship, Revson Foundation, 0 1984
  • International Society of Contemporary Music Prize, ISCM, 0 1983

Teaching (Spring 2018):

  • Music 690s-1.01, Composition sem (topics) Synopsis
    Biddle 069, F 10:05 AM-12:35 PM

Recent Professional Work:

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    Compositions
  • S.A. Lindroth. Alarm Calls. 2013 .  [abs]
  • S.A. Lindroth. String Quintet. 2013 .  [abs]
    Articles
  • Lindroth, S. "Teaching Composition: Artistic Growth through Confrontation, Tact, Sympathy, and Honesty." Contemporary Music Review 31.4 (August, 2012): 297-304. [doi]
    Recordings     Others

       Commissions:

    • Alarm Calls, 2013/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • YTTE, 2011/11/01
      with Daniel Lippel; Jonathan Bagg; Jonathan E. Bagg; Laura Gilbert; Scott A. Lindroth

       Performances:
    • Crowded With Voices, 2007/01/01
      with Anya Belkina (video); Scott A. Lindroth
    • Poetry Garden, 2007/01/01
      with Anya Belkina (video); Scott A. Lindroth
    • MIX TAPEStry, 2006/01/01
      with Francis Roberts; Rachael Brady; 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; William Noland
    • Bell Plates, Salem College, NCMTA Conference, October 11, 2002
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Incidental Music for Mao II, 2001/01/01
      with Jody McAuliffe; Scott A. Lindroth; William Noland
    • 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 (poet); 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 Scott A. Lindroth
    • Light, 1993/01/01
      with 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 Scott A. Lindroth
    • Treatise on Tailor's Dummies, 1989/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Stomp, 1988/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • A Fire's Bright Song, 1987/01/01
      with 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
    • 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
    • Spin Cycle, 2008/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth; Steven Gage
    • The Dolphins, 2008/01/01
      with Donald Berman; Scott A. Lindroth; Susan Narucki
    • Human Gestures, 2007/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Small Change, 2004/01/01
      with Jack Van Geem; Nancy Zeltsmand; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Nasuh, 2003/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Spin Cycle, 2002/01/01
      with Michael Haithcock; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Relations to Rigor, 1992/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Syntax, 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:
    • New Work, 2018/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • New Work, 2018/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Piano Trio (Starshake), 2018/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Ensemble of Found Metals, 2017/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Piano Roll Prosody, 2017/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Cadences, 2016/01/01
      with Richard Powers; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Alarm Calls, 2015/01/01
      with John Locke; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Passage, 2015/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Spin Cycle, 2015/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Alarm Calls, 2014/01/01
      with Eugene Corporon; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Eternity's Sunrise, 2014/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • YTTE, 2014/01/01
      with Daniel Lippel; Jonathan E. Bagg; Laura Gilbert; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Passage, 2013/01/01
      with Eugene Corporon; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Passage, 2013/01/01
      with Eugene Corporon; Scott A. Lindroth
    • String Quintet, 2013/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Bell Plates, 2012/01/01
      with Omar Carmenates; Scott A. Lindroth
    • Spin Cycle, 2012/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Passage, 2011/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Passage, 2010/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • soundSpace, 2008/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth; Steve Feller - image processing; Todd Berreth - image processing
    • YTTE, 2008/01/01
      with Scott A. Lindroth
    • Chasing the Trane Out of Darmstadt, 2007/01/01
      with Noah Getz; Scott A. Lindroth
    • soundSense, 2004/11/19
      with John E. Bower; S.A.Lindroth; Scott A. Lindroth


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