David Raphael Scott

David Raphael Scott

 

David Raphael Scott

Winnipeg, MB

David Raphael Scott is an arts administrator, freelance composer, teacher, and producer.  

Over the past 20 years, David has had the opportunity to work with many professional ensembles and soloists in Canada, the United States and Europe.  He has also worked directly with young people on collaborative creative projects and has given masterclasses and taught theory, history and composition at all levels—from grade-school through graduate school.  He worked for a number of years as a freelance producer for the CBC and is currently with the Manitoba Arts Council.

Recent composition commissions include: The Widening Gyre (2009) for the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra and soprano Luz Alvarez; String Quartet #3 (2008) for the Penderecki String Quartet; a Cello Concerto (2007) for Paul Marleyn and the Thunder Bay Symphony; and The Rising Curve of Day (2006) for mezzo-soprano Rosemarie van der Hooft and the Victoria Symphony.

 David is a member of the Canadian League of Composers, an Associate of the Canadian Music Centre and was one of the Artistic Co-Directors of GroundSwell from 2001-2008.  He has degrees from the Universities of Manitoba and Alberta and received his Doctorate from the University of British Columbia in 2000.

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