Scott Munson Music composer orchestrator vibraphonist

Scott Munson. Composer, orchestrator, vibraphonist

American composer Scott R. Munson’s music has been performed throughout the world in concert halls, movie theaters, film festivals, and on TV and radio.








Notable press quotes about Scott’s Music:
“ of the most moving musical moments in memory.”
LA Times
“The eerily beautiful sounds cascade and twist though the air, sounding like the precise halfway
point between the music of the spheres and a human sob.”
The Boston Globe
Wall Street Journal
“the eerie spiritual sound evokes a Gregorian chant.”
Bloomberg News
“…an eerie, unearthly and beautiful melody…”
MSN Movies
“…the real draw here was a pair of works by Scott Munson”
NY Times
“…amply melodic, entertainingly athletic solo lines.
NY Times

Stage Performances of works include:
Symphony Space, Carnegie Recital Hall,  The Greene Space, Bruno Walter Theater, Joyce Theatre Soho, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Finger Lakes Music Festival, Goliard Chamber Ensemble (Composer in residence and numerous commissions (1999-2010), Lost Dog Music Ensemble, Ballet music for members of the Eric Hawkins Dance Company, NYC Musical Saw Festival, and numerous other venues by a variety of artists.

Film, TV and radio performances of SM’s music include:
Various International and Domestic film festivals, movie theaters and cable TV stations worldwide, HBO, Showtime, CineMax, Netflix, CBS, MTV, FOX, CNN, Bravo, A&E, The WE Channel, The History Channel, WNYC, XM Radio, WBAI, Radio Marabu (Germany), Radio Centraal (Belgium) Radio Kol Hamusika (Israel), National Public Radio’s (NPR) “All Songs Considered” contest – first prize.

As arranger, orchestrator, music supervisor, clients include:
Charles Wuorinen (Pulitzer prize winning composer), Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Jazz @ Lincoln Center, Julius Hemphill, Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, Harry Connick, Jr. and others.