Scott L. Miller


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, and 'inspir[ing] real hope & optimism for the future of electroacoustic music.' (Simon Cummings, 

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)
Scott L. Miller Exit Velocity Open Instrumentation
7 Parts
Scott L. Miller COINCIDENT Episode 4 Open Instrumentation
4 Parts
Scott L. Miller Spring 2020 Open Instrumentation
Scott L. Miller Summer 2020 Open Instrumentation
Any number of instruments, voices, or electronics
Scott L. Miller Eidolon Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Percussion, and Fixed Media
Scott L. Miller KATABASIS 4 Instruments
Number of instruments is flexible.
Scott L. Miller MEDITATION FOR GUITAR AND ELECTRONIC SOUND solo guitar, fixed media audio
Scott L. Miller Solstice Orrery Fixed-media audio
Scott L. Miller HILLTOP AT MONTALVO Fixed-media electronics
Scott L. Miller ADMIRATION Variable Solo Instrument and Fixed Media Electronics
Scott L. Miller RABA for Ensemble U Alto Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Tam-tam, and Fixed-Media Electronic Sound
Scott L. Miller FROST PERFORMS ITS SECRET MINISTRY flute, guitar, electronics (Max triggered fixed media cues)
Scott L. Miller RUBBER BAND, MAN Marimba and Fixed-media Electronics
Scott L. Miller ACCRETION Flute, Clarinet/Bass,Clarinet,Violin,Cello,Percussion,Piano,and Fixed Media 'Electronic Sound
Scott L. Miller RABA Alto Flute, Violin, Cello, Tam-Tam, and Fixed-Media Electronics
Scott L. Miller Détente solo interactive live-processing computer with Kyma system
pno and fixed-media electronics
4-channel audio
Scott L. Miller TWILIGHT -
Soprano, Bass Clarinet, Vibraphone, fixed media electronics
Scott L. Miller CONSORTIA Ensemble and Kyma Interactive Electronics
Ensemble is of variable size and instrumentation.

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