Scott Lee receives 2016 Charles Ives Scholarship

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Graduate composer Scott Lee has received a 2016 Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Composer Scott Lee writes concert music infused with the visceral sounds of popular music. He has worked with musicians across genres, from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, North Carolina Symphony, Portland Symphony Orchestra, Moravian Philharmonic, Da Capo Chamber Players, chatterbird, and ShoutHouse, to Ben Folds and yMusic. He has received commissions from loadbang, the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society, Occasional Symphony, and American Craft Council. Notable awards include a 2015 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, the grand prize in the 2015 PARMA Student Composer Competition, winner of chatterbird’s 2015 Call for Scores, and the Gustav Klemm Award in Composition from the Peabody Institute.

Lee is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in composition at Duke University, mentored by Scott Lindroth and Stephen Jaffe.