Direcor of Recording Arts & Sciences
Scott Metcalfe is a music technologist based in Baltimore, MD, where he is Director of Recording Arts and Sciences at the Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University.
He has engineered thousands of recordings in many different styles of music, with a primary focus on remote classical recording. Among the projects he has recorded are live performances by Yo-Yo Ma, Renée Fleming and Sarah Chang. Recently he edited, mixed and mastered orchestral and electronic music for the Civilization V video game, of which several million copies have been sold. His work has been released internationally on numerous independent labels including Naxos, Mode Records and Albany Records, broadcast in the United States on National Public Radio, and heard on radio broadcasts throughout Europe. In February 2012 he was a guest on the nationally broadcast NPR show Talk of the Nation, Science Friday.
In his academic career, from 1999-2009 he was Chair of Music Production and Technology at The Hartt School, University of Hartford; from 2002-2009 he taught a course in theatrical sound design at Yale University; and from 1999-2000 taught a mastering course in the summerterm program at New York University. In recent years he traveled internationally to present lectures and workshops on recording engineering and music production in England and South Korea.