Scott Wheeler is an award-winning composer, conductor, pianist, teacher and writer on music. Best known for his operas and vocal music, he has also gained wide recognition as a composer of symphonies, concertos, chamber works, solo piano music and ballet.
Latest News & Updates
Interview in the Conversation
Scott was delighted to be featured in The Conversation, where he finds a “silver lining” in widespread concert cancellations during the global pandemic.
Everbest Music Media
Thomson album re-release
Everbest Music presents a reissue of two classic Virgil Thomson albums which Scott co-produced. This collection includes Northeastern Suite, which Scott arranged for all the players on the disc.
Music Never Sleeps DMF
Dresden Music Festival
Scott’s “Isolation Rag” performed by Violinist Gil Shaham premiered at the 24-hour Livestream Festival “Music Never Sleeps DMF” on May 16, 2020.
A Leading Composer of His Generation
Composer Scott Wheeler’s operas have been commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera. the Guggenheim Foundation and White Snake Projects. His music has been performed by violinist Gil Shaham, conductor Kent Nagano, and singers Renee Fleming, Sanford Sylvan, and Susanna Phillips.
Composed By Scott Wheeler
Appealingly Modest, Witty, Elegant, and Tuneful
Projects in Development
In recent seasons, Scott has been developing projects with librettists, poets, playwrights, choreographers and visual artists. These include: