other excellent composers:
Eric William Barnum
Martha Hill Duncan
Paul John Rudoi
Timothy C. Takach
Robinson grew up in Syracuse, NY, and worked as a professional folk
musician from 1986-1994, earning his MMus en route. He earned his Ph.D.
at the University of Minnesota, and has divided his time since then
composing and performing activities and teaching at Eastern University,
a Christian institution on Philadelphia’s Main Line. He teaches
composition, Music in World Cultures, twentieth-century music history,
and a faith-and-the-arts class called Arts Odyssey.
Scott’s prose has appeared in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the
Philadelphia Inquirer, Sojourners magazine and Arts magazine, among
others. His music is published by Graphite, Moon of Hope and Thomas
House publishing, and has been recorded on the Wyndfall, Lux Musica
and Naxos labels. His chorus-and-strings piece The Stolen Child was
awarded the Roger Wagner prize in 2000. His work has been broadcast
on Public Radio International and Radio Free Europe, as well as on various
regional public radio stations. Scott has appeared as guest lecturer
at numerous colleges and churches, speaking on arts-and-faith-related
Scott’s group Gypsophilia
performs Balkan, Turkish and Jewish folk music, while his group Mandala
performs his original Sufi-inspired Christian devotional music.