Brief Biography

Dr. Brickman has been composing original music for decades and regularly has his pieces performed throughout the world.

Dr. Scott Brickman, Ph.D., Music Composition/Theory, Brandeis University 1996 ; B.M., Music Composition/Theory, University of Wisconsin 1987.

Research Interests

  • Restoration – Symphony #4 (2018), recorded by the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiri Petrdlik conducting
    (scheduled release for spring 2020)
  • Bagatelles (2018) for piccolo/flute/alto flute, performed by Iwona Glinka (released June 28, 2019) on the Phasma label
  • Epic Suite (2012) for flute and alto saxophone, performed by Erin Helgeson Torres and Michael Rene Torres (released January 11, 2019) on the Navona label of Parma Recordings
  • Scherzo ala Polonaise (2017) for two flutes, Iwona Glinka, flutes
    (released September 19, 2018) on the Phasma label
  • Piano Sonata no. 1 (2005) performed by pianist Martin Jones, pnOva recordings (released October 16, 2017)
  • 96 strings and 2 Whistles, chamber works for flute/alto flute, viola, cello and piano, performed by Eight Strings & a Whistle and pianist Beth Levin on the Navona label of Parma Recordings (released for August 12, 2016)
  • Dear Darwin, 26 songs for soprano and piano set to poetry by Kathleen Ellis, performed by Soprano Nancy Ogle and Pianist Ginger Yang Hwalek on the Navona label of Parma Recordings
    (released June 10, 2014)
  • Winter and Construction, The Chamber music of Scott Brickman, performed by the Strung out Trio, Duo46, Matt Gould guitar, Beth Illana-Schneider-Gould violin, and Nathanael May piano,
    Released (Digital) April 3, 2012 and (hard copy) April 24, 2012 on the Navona label of Parma Recordings
  • Symphony #1 (2006), recorded by the Kiev Philharmonic, Robert Ian Winstin conducting
    (released June 24, 2008 on ERM’s Masters of the New Millennium, vol. 12)
  • Bon fete, electro acoustic music (2005) on SEAMUS 20th Anniversary CD
    (released March, 2007)
  • Signature: Peace, electro acoustic music (2003), on 60X60
    Capstone Recordings (CPS 8744 released in December, 2004)
  • Sketches of Maine, for piano (1999), recorded by pianist Jeffrey Jacob,
    New Ariel Recordings (CD AE 005 released in August, 2000)
  • Computer/Digital/Electronic Music Composition, Music Composition, 19th Century music theory and analysis, Music Theory pedagogy for K-8 students.

Distinctions & Associations

  • Member, College Music Society (Member of Northeast Chapter Executive Committee, 2001-2005
  • Member, Society of Composers Inc. (Co-chair of Northeast Chapter, 1998-present
  • Member, SEAMUS (Society of Electro-Acoustic Music US)

Selected Publications

  • “Romantic Styles and Clara Schumann’s Major Works” – paper read at the Schumann Perspectives: A view across the Disciplines Conference, Texas Tech University, September 29, 2006
  • “Hensel the Progressive” – paper read at the International Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel Conference, The Florida State University on 13-15 November, 2005
  • “What we learned from the Spring Musical” – paper read at the CMSNE meeting, March 12, 2005
  • “Composing with Kindergarten and PreKindergarten Students” – paper read at New Directions in Music Education Conference, Michigan State University, Sept. 20, 2000

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Music Composition/Theory, Brandeis University 1996
  • B.M., Music Composition/Theory, University of Wisconsin 1987