Upcoming Events and Projects.
Spring 2013 | TBA
10.2.2012 & 10.4.2012 | Ball State University Faculty Artist Series: Faculty Jazz Quintet and studio recording at BSU's Studio One
10.26.2012 | On-call arranger for the Metropole Orkest's international Tweetphony event
8.2012 | Scott has joined the faculty of Ball State University's School of Music in Indiana as Assistant Professor of Music Performance (Jazz Piano)
5.20.2012 | Commissioned to write two arrangements for the Metropole Orkest's Homage to Michel Legrand concert; premiere at Amsterdam's acclaimed Concertgebouw; conducted by Grammy-winner Vince Mendoza.
5.25-27.2012 | Commissioned by conductor Michael Krajewski to write orchestral arrangements for a program featuring Grammy-nominated Cuban music group Tiempo Libre of Miami (Theme from I Love Lucy and Mad for Mambo [Medley]). Premiere with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, May 25, 26, & 27 2012.
4.28.2012 | Internationally renowned jazz violinist Christian Howes performed Scott's Concerto for Jazz Violin and Orchestra with the Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra as part of their season finale program The Magic of Jazz at the Schuler Performing Arts Center in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; conducted by David Demand.
11.11.2011 | Commissioned to write two arrangements for the Metropole Orkest's Timeless Hollywood Film Music concert in Utrecht, Netherlands-Solace (Scott Joplin, from The Sting) and The Old Man of the Mountain (Cab Calloway, from Betty Boop animated film). Conducted by Grammy-winner Vince Mendoza
2011 | Winner of the 2012 ASCAPlus Award, Popular Music Category, "for creative contributions to American music."
1-4.2011 | Commissioned by conductor Michael Krajewski to write orchestral arrangement of Paul McCartney's Blackbird, premiere by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (January 14-16, 2011). Performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (February 11-12, 2011), the Baltimore Symphony Orhcestra (April 9, 2011), and the Orlando Symphony (April 22-23, 2011), for the show Paul McCartney: A Symphonic Tribute.
2.14-18.2011 Netherlands| 2011 Metropole Orkest Arrangers Workshop with Grammy Award winning composer and conductor Vince Mendoza and vocalist Roberta Gambarini. The Metropole Orkest is the world's leading symphonic jazz and pop orchestra.
11.13.2011 8PM | The Scott Routenberg Jazz Piano Trio (with Mark Neuenschwander, bass, and Ian Goodman, drums) will be performing at The Meridian, a live jazz concert venue in Dade City, FL.
7.30-31.2010 | Commissioned by jazz pianist Jeremy Monteiro to write big band arrangements for The Bubala Dance and Orchard Road (Monteiro/Watts), featuring Ernie Watts on tenor sax. The charity concert raised over 1 million dollars, and was attended by Singapore's President. <Review of Scott's charts in All About Jazz>
5.7-5.9.2010 | Premiere of Beatles orchestral medley (Norwegian Wood/You've Got to Hide Your Love Away) by the Phoenix Symphony, commissioned by conductor Michael Krajewski
12.19.2009 | Commissioned to write three big band arrangements for jazz pianist Jeremy Monteiro's ("Singapore's King of Swing") 2009 A Swinging Jazz Christmas concert in Singapore, featuring jazz vocalist Carmen Bradford.
11.2009 | Transcription of Alicia de Larrocha's cadenza for Mozart's Piano Concerto No.24 (mvt.I)for critically acclaimed concert pianist Joyce Yang, performed Nov.27 & 28 by The Hague Philharmonic in The Hague, Netherlands; conducted by Edo de Waart.
9.2009 | Scott now has a page on the International Movie Database (IMDB)!
6.21/6.24.2009 | Violinist Mei Mei Luo performed the Concerto for Jazz Violin and Orchestra in Xian and Wuhan, China with the Central Conservatory of Beijing Orchestral Academy, conducted by YongYan Hu
6.2009 | Scott composed the underscore for NYU director/actor Wai Choy's independent film This Is Life www.thisislifefilm.com This is Life will show in November 2009 at the Filmstock Film Festival in London.
4.5.2009 | Premiere of the Concerto for Horn and Orchestra at the University of Miami's Gusman Concert Hall. Commissioned by Guglielmo Manfredi; Guglielmo Manfredi, horn and Paul Schwartz, piano.
05.2008 | Scott received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Jazz Composition from the University of Miami; doctoral essay Americana Suite published by ProQuest Information and Learning Company
05.22.2008 | Premiere of New York Night by the New York Youth Symphony's Jazz Band Classic at Lincoln Center
03.23.2008 | Premiere of Sunset at Sea by the Florida Youth Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Commissioned by the Florida Youth Orchestra and conducted by Huifang Chen
03.4.2008 | Premiere of Concerto for Jazz Violin and Orchestra by the University of Miami Frost Symphony Orchestra; Glenn Basham, violin solo; Sofia Kraevska, conductor. Commissioned by Chien Tan of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra
12.31.2007 | Premiere of Fanfare for a New Year by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Atlanta Symphony Hall; commissioned and conducted by Michael Krajewski
11.13.2007 | Virtuoso Chicagoan harmonica player Howard Levy recorded as a special guest on Scott's doctoral project, Americana Suite
7.2007 | Scott participated in the 2007 ASCAP Television and Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis in Los Angeles; 9.2007 Scott received the ASCAP David Rose Scholarship
7.2005 | Scott is the winner of the 2004 John Lennon Songwriting Contest Maxell Song of the Year for his electro-acoustic big band composition Bandwidth (featured on his 2006 CD Jazztronicus)
shed by EMI in conjunction with the JLSC Maxell Song of the Year Award.
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