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Thomas Scott

tom.scott@mcnallysmith.edu

Thomas Scott

Thomas Scott has over 20 years experience as a composer and musician working in film and television. He was awarded a Bush Composer Fellowship (2009), a McKnight Composer Fellowship (2005) and was 1 of 12 international composers selected to participate in the ASCAP Hollywood Filmscoring Workshop (2003).

He has composed for and conducted orchestral recording sessions with the Hollywood Studio Symphony, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Slovak National Symphony Orchestra, and FAMES Macedonia Radio Symphony.

In his first national advertising campaign he composed the theme for the Apple iBook (1999) a jingle which was selected by Steve Jobs for being ‘simple and elegant.’ As a film composer he has written and recorded in Minneapolis and Los Angeles for feature films featuring Ryan Gosling, Ewan MacGregor, Naomi Watts and Will Ferrell. In 2014 he scored the Rihanna promotional film (‘Half of Me’) with NYC producer Fafu.