Scott Brickman's passions are athletics, education, genealogy and music. Born in 1963 in Oak Park, Illinois, to parents of Latvian and Polish heritage, he grew up in Chicago, where he played baseball on a variety of clubs. He has run competitive races in both the US and Canada. Recently, he has begun formal study of Latvian language and culture at Latvian Universities during the summer. Scott holds music degrees from the University of Wisconsin and Brandeis University. Since 1997 he has taught at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, where he is currently Professor of Music and Education. His music has been recorded primarily on the Parma and Phasma labels. The Kiev Philharmonic, L'viv Chamber Orchestra, and Janacek Philharmonia have performed and/or recorded his music. The Zagreb Festival Orchestra is planning to record his Symphony no. 5.

List of selected Compositions

5 Symphonies (2006, 2015 for strings, 2016. 2018, 2019)

Sinfonia da Requiem (2018- ) for soprano solo, chorus, orchestra

Concerti for Violin (2016), ‘cello (2017), piano (2017) and chamber orchestra

Concertino (2014) for 13 Brass and 2 Percussion

2 String Quartets (2017, 2020)

Piano Trio (2016)

Quartetto for 4 unpitched percussion (2014)

Wind Quintet (1987)

5 Piano Sonatas (2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2013)

Seven Penitential Psalms (2017) for Soprano, Mezzo Soprano and String Quartet (Hebrew, Latin and German)

Dear Darwin, 26 songs for soprano and piano set to poetry by Kathleen Ellis (2009)

Electro acoustic music Bon fete (2005) and Signature: Peace (2003)