Scott A. Stewart is the director of wind studies at Emory University, having joined the faculty in fall 1999. he serves as music director and conductor of the Emory Wind Ensemble and the Atlanta youth Wind Symphony, and he teaches courses in instrumen- tal conducting, wind band literature, and film music. A native of Cicero, indiana, Stewart received a bachelor of music education and a doctor of music in conducting from the indiana University School of Music, and a master of music education from the University of Texas at Austin. his instructors include Ray Cramer, Stephen Pratt, David Woodley, Eugene Rousseau, and Jerry Junkin.
Stewart has served as the conductor of the Emory University Symphony Orchestra, principal conductor of the Star of indiana–Brass Theater, assistant conductor of the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, guest lecturer and conductor at the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts, director of instrumental music for the West Virginia Governor’s honors Program, and instrumental music instructor at McCallum high School and lamar Middle School in Austin, Texas. he is in frequent demand as a guest clinician, conductor, adjudicator, and speaker.
He is a contributing research associate for volumes 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 of Teaching Music through Performance in Band as well as Teaching Music through Performance of Marches, both published by GiA. he has conducted numerous premieres and served as the recording producer for four compact discs. he has presented scholarly papers at the 2004 hawaii international Conference on the Arts and humanities and internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und förderung der Blasmusik in Oberwelz, Austria. he also has been published in The Instrumentalist and Music Educators Journal.
Stewart has conducted the Georgia All-State Band and performances by the Atlanta youth Wind Symphony at the GMEA State in-Conference in Savannah, Carnegie hall in New york City, the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, and Southern Methodist University in Dallas. he has also been broadcast on Public Radio international’s acclaimed radio show, From the Top. The Emory Wind Ensemble has performed at GMEA in Savannah as well as in two recent performance tours of Europe (Rothenberg, Munich, innsbruck, Salzburg, lucerne, Vienna, Prague, and Graz) and in a recent concert tour of Greece in spring 2008. Stewart is the on-air host of Summer Winds, a program devoted to wind band music on Atlanta’s National Public Radio affiliate, WABE 90.1 fM.
Stewart is a former manager of the indiana University Summer Music Clinic for High School Students, where he continues to serve on the faculty. Professional memberships include the Conductors Guild, College Music Society, National Band Association, Music Educators National Conference, Georgia Music Educators Association, and the College Band Directors National Association. At Emory, he coordinates the undergraduate recruitment initiative for the Department of Music and serves on the Emory Scholars Selection Committee, Emory Scholars Advisory Board, Emory College Admissions and Scholarship Committee, the FAME Advisory Board, and the Emory College Honor Council, and he has been a FAME adviser for eight years.
Charles Ives Celebration
J. Peter Burkholder, guest scholar
Emory Wind Ensemble
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Ives Chamber Music Recital
Sunday, February 24, 2013
AND ALL THAT JAZZ!
with the Emory Jazz Ensemble
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 8:00 pm
Thursday, April 25, 2013 8:00 pm