SCOTT A. STEWART
Scott A. Stewart is the director of wind studies at Emory University where he serves as music director and conductor of the Emory Wind Ensemble and the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony. He teaches courses in wind band literature, conducting, and film music. A native of Cicero, Indiana, Stewart received a bachelor of music education and a doctor of music in conducting from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and a master of music education from the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin. His instructors include Ray Cramer, Stephen Pratt, David Woodley, Eugene Rousseau, Robert Duke, and Jerry Junkin. Under his leadership, the Emory Wind Ensemble has toured internationally to Germany (Rothenberg, Munich), Austria (Innsbruck, Salzburg, Vienna, Graz), the Czech Republic (Prague), Switzerland (Lucerne), and Greece (Athens, Volos, Skiathos). The Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony has performed at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, the Midwest Clinic, the Music Educators National Conference, the Georgia Music Educators State In-Conference, and on Public Radio International’s radio program From the Top. Stewart is a frequent guest teacher, clinician, conductor, author, performer, speaker, and radio personality. He is the on-air host of Summer Winds, a radio program devoted to wind band music on Atlanta’s National Public Radio affiliate, 90.1 FM WABE. He is a founding member of the Atlanta Saxophone Quartet and has appeared on American Public Media’s Pipedreams hosted by Michael Barone with organist David Lamb. In 2011, Stewart received the Winship Award for Senior Lecturers at Emory University.