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 twice 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 Innova, 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.

ACA List for Scott L. Miller

ACCRETION (2015)
Flute, Clarinet/Bass,Clarinet,Violin,Cello,Percussion,Piano,and Fixed Media 'Electronic Sound
AUTUMN ETUDE (2003)
electronic music with video, fixed media
CHIMERA (2000)
Viola (amplified) and fixed-media electronics

chimera.studiorecording.mp3

Chimera studio recording, Coca Bochonko, viola
CHIMERA NO. 2 (2006)
Violin (amplified) with fixed-media electronics

chimera_no._2_excerpts.mp3

Excerpts from the premier performance, Iva Kramperová, vn.
CONSORTIA (2013)
Ensemble (variable size or instrumentation) and Kyma interactive sound
Ensemble and Interactive Electronics

consortia.excerpt.mp3

Excerpt of studio recording, Zeitgeist and Carrie Henneman Shaw
CONSORTIUM (2009)
Solo instrument and interactive electronics (Kyma) or fixed-media electronics

07_consortium.mp3

Recording from Willful Devices CD
CONTENTS MAY DIFFER (2013)
Bass Clarinet and Fixed-Media Electronics

contents_may_differ_excerpt.mp3

Contents May Differ excerpt, performed by Pat O'Keefe
DIES SANCTIFICATUS (1998)
SATB, audio fixed media

dies_sanctificatus.mp3

Performance by SCSU Concert Choir, Jeffrey Douma, cdt.
DRESSING UP (2004)
Spoken word narrator, alto sax, 2 perc, piano
Détente (2014)
solo interactive live-processing computer with Kyma system
ENGINES OF... (2005)
String Orchestra and Fixed-media Electronics
EVERY PROBLEM IS A NAIL (2014)
pno and fixed-media electronics

Every Problem is a Nail_Kirchoff_ACFShowcase.mp3

Keith Kirchoff performing at the ACF Showcase Concert April 17, 2015
FORTH AND BACK (2011)
S, cl/bcl, vib/perc, mba, pf
Soprano, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, 2 Perc (Percussion/Vibes, Marimba), Piano

forth_and_back_excerpts.mp3

Excerpts of studio recording, Zeitgeist and Carrie Henneman Shaw
THE FROST PERFORMS ITS SECRET MINISTRY (2016)
flute, guitar, electronics (Max triggered fixed media cues)
HAIKU, INTERRUPTED (2009)
solo instrument and interactive electronics (Kyma)

09_haiku_interrupted.mp3

Recording from Willful Devices CD
Jardins Mécaniques (2004)
4 instruments and interactive electronics

Miller_Jardins Mechcaniques_excerpt.mp3

Scott Miller & Philippe Costaglioli - excerpt
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miller_jardinsmecaniques_-_excerpt.mp3

excerpt - Iktus Percussion with Julia Den Boer
LOVELY LITTLE MONSTER (2009)
fl, cl, perc, electronics

Lovely Little Monster.TAK_.excerpt.mp3

Excerpt of the performance by TAK on May 29, 2015
NO. 6 (2013)
Clarinet, Tenor Sax, Keyboard, Electronics
ORCHa (2013)
Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Interactive and Fixed-Media Electronics
PROOF OF CONCEPT (2012)
violin, viola, trumpet, interactive electronics
PURE PLEASURE (2008)
2 sn, elec
Two snare drums and fixed-media electronics

pure_pleasure_excerpts.mp3

Excerpts from studio recording, Patti Cudd, sn dr
RABA (2015)
alto flute, violin, cello, tam-tam, Max MSP electronics

Raba

Premier performance @ Honey, Mpls, May 03, 2015
RUBBER BAND, MAN (2015)
Marimba and Fixed-media Electronics
SATISFIED (2013)
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Keyboard, Electronics
SILENT (2013)
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Keyboard, Interactive Electronics
STRANGE DEMONS (2013)
2 Soprano Saxophones, Keyboard, Live Electronics
THIS STRANGE FINE-TUNING OF OUR UNIVERSE (2013)
Flute and multi-channel interactive electronics

strange_fine_tuning_studio_z_2014_excerpts.mp3

Excerpt from performance, Anne La Berge, flute
THREE GESTURES (2006)
Clarinet, Cello and Piano
TIPPING POINT (2010)
BsCl, Perc, Mmba, Piano, and Interactive Electronics

tippingpointexcerpt.mp3

Excerpt of studio recording, Zeitgeist
TWILIGHT (2013)
Soprano, Bass Clarinet, Vibraphone, fixed media electronics

twilight_excerpt.mp3

Excerpt of studio recording, Zeitgeist and Carrie Henneman Shaw
TWO STEPS FORWARD (2013)
Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Keyboard, Interactive Electronics

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