Scott L. Miller

Biography

Scott L. Miller is a composer of electroacoustic, orchestral, chamber, choral and multimedia works frequently performed at venues and in exhibitions throughout North America and Europe. His music has been described as 'not for the faint-hearted listener' (Juliet Patterson, mnartists.org) and 'inspir[ing] real hope & optimism for the future of electroacoustic music.' (Simon Cummings, 5against4.com). 

Known for his interactive electroacoustic chamber music and experimental performance pieces, Miller is a Fulbright Scholar, has three times been named a McKnight Composer Fellow, and his work has been recognized by the Jerome Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Central Minnesota State Arts Board, and the MUSICA NOVA 98 International Electroacoustic Music Competition. Recordings of his music have been released on the New Focus Recordings, Innova, Panoramic, Improtest, Eroica, CRS, rarescale and SEAMUS labels.

Scott Miller is a Professor of Music at St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, where he teaches composition, electroacoustic music and theory. He is currently President of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the U.S. (SEAMUS). He holds degrees from The University of Minnesota, The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and the State University of New York at Oneonta, and has studied composition at the Czech-American Summer Music Institute and the Centre de Creation Musicale Iannis Xenakis.

ACE Publications

44 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Scott L. Miller ORCHa -
Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, and Fixed-Media Electronics
Scott L. Miller CONTENTS MAY DIFFER Bass Clarinet and Fixed-Media Electronics
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Scott L. Miller PROOF OF CONCEPT -
violin, viola, trumpet, interactive electronics
Scott L. Miller FORTH AND BACK Soprano, Clarinet (Doubling Bass Clarinet), 2 Percussion, Piano
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Scott L. Miller TIPPING POINT -
BsCl, Perc, Mmba, Piano, and Interactive Electronics
Scott L. Miller HAIKU, INTERRUPTED -
solo instrument and interactive electronics (Kyma)
Scott L. Miller LOVELY LITTLE MONSTER fl, cl, perc, electronics
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Scott L. Miller Pure Pleasure Solo Percussion and Fixed-Media Electronics
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Scott L. Miller THREE GESTURES Clarinet, Cello and Piano
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Scott L. Miller CHIMERA NO. 2 Violin (Amplified) and Fixed-Media Electronics
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Scott L. Miller ENGINES OF... -
String Orchestra and Fixed-media Electronics
Scott L. Miller Jardins Mécaniques 4 instruments and interactive electronics
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Scott L. Miller DRESSING UP Narrator, Alto Saxophone, 2 Percussion, and Piano
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Scott L. Miller AUTUMN ETUDE -
electronic music with video, fixed media
Scott L. Miller CHIMERA Viola (amplified) and fixed-media electronics
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Scott L. Miller DIES SANCTIFICATUS SATB, audio fixed media
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Scott L. Miller ELEGY - Terezin Clarinet in B-Flat, Cello, and Piano
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Additional Works

Published by the composer:

  • Consortium (2009) - for solo instrument and either live or fixed electronics
  • No. 6 (2013) - for clarinet, tenor saxophone, keyboard, and live electronics
  • Satisfied (2013) - for clarinet, tenor saxophone, keyboard, and live electronics
  • Silent (2013) - for clarinet, tenor saxophone, keyboard, and live electronics
  • Strange Demons (2013) - for two soprano saxophones, keyboard, and live electronics
  • This Strange Fine-Tuning of Our Universe (2013) - for flute and live electronics
  • Two Steps Forward (2013) - for clarinet, soprano saxophone, keyboard, and live electronics