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Scott Eyerly

College Division

College Division: 

  • Music Theory and Analysis

Evening Division

Evening Division: 

  • History and Appreciation

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Born in Lake Forest, IL

Composer of theater, choral, symphonic and chamber works. Recent compositions include a song cycle for Jennifer Larmore and a concert scene for David Pittsinger. Recent performances include world premiere of Spires, commissioned and performed by St. Thomas Choir, St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, conducted by John Scott, followed by a performance at ACDA Conference in Philadelphia. Commissioning grants from ASCAP; Meet the Composer; Philip Morris Companies, Inc.; N.E.A.; and New York Youth Symphony. Winner of the Louisville Orchestra New Music Competition. Works include the opera The House of the Seven Gables (CD released on Albany Records); Sinfonia for Brass Octet; Music for Six; Exultation Overture; On Blue Mountain; Variations on a Theme by Honegger. Works performed at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, Blossom Festival, and the Guggenheim Museum, as well as being aired on NPR. Residencies at MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, VCCA, Ragdale, Banff Centre (Canada). As lecturer, introduces Met Opera HD broadcasts at Mahaiwe Theater in the Berkshires, heard also on radio and podcast. Faculty, St. Thomas Choir School.

Degrees and Studies

B.M., U. of Michigan; M.M., The Juilliard School. Composition studies with William Bolcom and Elliott Carter.

The Juilliard School

College Division faculty since 2010; Evening Division faculty since 1988; Pre-College faculty, 1987-1990.