Scott L. Miller

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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.

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1 ACCRETION (2015)
Flute, Clarinet/Bass,Clarinet,Violin,Cello,Percussion,Piano,and Fixed Media 'Electronic Sound

2 ADMIRATION (2017)
variable solo instrument, fixed media electronics

3 AUTUMN ETUDE (2003)
electronic music with video, fixed media

4 CHIMERA (2000)
Viola (amplified) and fixed-media electronics

5 CHIMERA NO. 2 (2006)
Violin (amplified) with fixed-media electronics

6 CONSORTIA (2013)
Ensemble (variable size or instrumentation) and Kyma interactive sound
Ensemble and Interactive Electronics

7 CONSORTIUM (2009)
Solo instrument and interactive electronics (Kyma) or fixed-media electronics

8 CONTENTS MAY DIFFER (2013)
Bass Clarinet and Fixed-Media Electronics

10 DRESSING UP (2004)
Spoken word narrator, alto sax, 2 perc, piano

11 Détente (2014)
solo interactive live-processing computer with Kyma system

12 ELEGY - Terezin (1996)
cl, vcl, pf

13 ENGINES OF... (2005)
String Orchestra and Fixed-media Electronics

15 FORTH AND BACK (2011)
S, cl/bcl, vib/perc, mba, pf
Soprano, cl/bscl, 2 Perc (Percussion/vib, Marimba), Piano

16 THE FROST PERFORMS ITS SECRET MINISTRY (2016)
flute, guitar, electronics (Max triggered fixed media cues)

17 HAIKU, INTERRUPTED (2009)
solo instrument and interactive electronics (Kyma)

19 Jardins Mécaniques (2004)
4 instruments and interactive electronics

21 KATABASIS (2019)
4 instruments, more or less

23 MEDITATION FOR GUITAR AND ELECTRONIC SOUND (2017)
solo guitar, fixed media audio

24 NO. 6 (2013)
Clarinet, Tenor Sax, Keyboard, Electronics

25 ORCHa (2013)
Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Interactive and Fixed-Media Electronics

26 PROOF OF CONCEPT (2012)
violin, viola, trumpet, interactive electronics

27 PURE PLEASURE - snare drums, electronics (2008)
solo percussion (2 snare drums), electronics
Two snare drums and fixed-media electronics

28 RABA (2015)
alto flute, violin, cello, tam-tam, Max MSP electronics

29 RABA for Ensemble U (2017)
Alto Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Tam-tam, and Fixed-Media Electronic Sound

30 RUBBER BAND, MAN (2015)
Marimba and Fixed-media Electronics

31 SATISFIED (2013)
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Keyboard, Electronics

32 SILENT (2013)
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Keyboard, Interactive Electronics

34 STRANGE DEMONS (2013)
2 Soprano Saxophones, Keyboard, Live Electronics

36 THREE GESTURES (2006)
Clarinet, Cello and Piano

37 TIPPING POINT (2010)
BsCl, Perc, Mmba, Piano, and Interactive Electronics

38 TWILIGHT (2013)
Soprano, Bass Clarinet, Vibraphone, fixed media electronics

39 TWO STEPS FORWARD (2013)
Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Keyboard, Interactive Electronics

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